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Degree apprenticeships launched to boost hi-tech skills

UCL has been confirmed as one of the higher education institutions taking part in the “degree apprenticeships”, a new government and industry scheme allowing young people to complete a full honours degree while working, without having to pay fees. Read: BBC News, More: THE, The Courier More...

Published: Nov 28, 2014 9:54:21 AM

Is bigger better for universities?

Professor Anthony Smith (UCL Vice Provost, Education) discusses his experiences in both smaller and larger higher education institutions following the merger between in UCL and the School of Pharmacy in 2012. Read: THE More...

Published: Nov 27, 2014 2:59:22 PM

Up to 2m people could get NHS weight-loss surgery

Dr Rachel Batterham (UCL Metabolism & Experimental Therapeutics) explains how bariatric surgery can help people control type 2 diabetes. Read: Independent More...

Published: Nov 27, 2014 11:18:54 AM

Rocket trip suggests life started in space

Professor Andrew Coates (UCL MSSL) comments on research which has shown that DNA can survive atmospheric entry, saying that the idea that comets or meteorites may have played a role in seeding life on earth was gaining in acceptability. Read: Times More...

Published: Nov 27, 2014 11:16:03 AM