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UCL Grand Challenge of Intercultural Interaction (GCII): Getting Involved

We send an occasional short email newsletter featuring upcoming events related to the UCL GCII, as well as other opportunities for you to get involved. If you are interested, please subscribe here.

Central to the UCL GCII is our engagement with policymakers, practitioners, business, NGOs, opinion formers, prospective students and other academics.

There are also many different opportunities for you to actively engage with and inform our work on social and cultural diversity in its many forms. These include:


Research – in numerous interdisciplinary groups as well as in departments across 10 academic faculties. Examples of interdisciplinary research initiatives supported by the Grand Challenge Intercultural Interaction include, for example, the UCL Institute for Human Rights and the UCL Global Migration Network.


Hundreds of undergraduate and graduate (research and taught) programmes – including those in:

  • European Studies
  • Migration
  • Laws
  • Political Science
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Modern Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Heritage and Urban Studies
  • Crime Science
  • Economics
  • Development Planning.


UCL Enterprise – including:

  • UCL Advances, which stimulates the culture of entrepreneurship and business interaction and brings business and UCL together
  • UCL Business, which maximises the commercial value of UCL’s intellectual property assets and carries out commercial transactions
  • UCL Consultants, who help provide access to the wealth of expertise at UCL and manage bespoke consultancy contracts


Events – including public lectures, symposia and workshops, and exhibitions and events at our eight museums and collections.

Global Citizenship

Global citizenship – the ways in which we seek to prepare our students to respond to the intellectual, social and personal challenges that they will encounter throughout their lives and careers.

The UCL Public Engagement Unit – encouraging two-way communication between staff and external groups.

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