UCL: London's global university

  • First English university to admit women as full degree students
  • First English university to admit students of all beliefs and ethnicities
  • 210 clubs and societies with 18,000 memberships sold
  • 49% of the student body volunteer on external community projects (2011-12)
  • Students from 150 countries and 100 staff nationalities
  • 20% of students study abroad as part of their degree
  • 21 modern languages taught at UCL
  • Central London location

Links and resources

The following is intended to provide a starting point for all staff interested in developing activites in the context of UCL's global citizenship agenda.

For specific queries, please contact Clare Goudy in the Vice-Provost's office in the first instance.

Teaching and Learning

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  • Internationalisation of the Curriculum: The UCL Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CALT) has developed a web tool to support staff in their work to internationalise their curricula, featuring
  • Key SkillsThe UCL Key Skills website explores how skills are developed, provides resources for students to use for this purpose, and explains how personal tutors can support their students' skills development.
  • ESCILTA grants: ESCILTA grants are available annually to teaching and learning projects which meet UCL's global citizenship principles. Further details are available here.
  • Academic collaborations with overseas institutions: Departments and faculties are strongly encouraged to develop links with institutions overseas in support of their teaching, as well as their research, activities. UCL's policy on agreements with departments and faculties in institutions overseas is available here. Initial queries about potential links should be addressed the Office for International Affairs.

Marketing and Promotion

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  • Recruitment publications: Departmental recruitment literature should convey the full extent of a department's links overseas, the diversity of the departmental community, and the ways in which course options and other academic activity reflect the broad international context for the discipline. The Publications and Marketing Services team can provide advice to departments on how best to achieve this.

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