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7 questions with Firoza Dodhi

This week, meet Firoza Dodhi, an LLB Laws student set to graduate this July. Firoza shares her ideas around how volunteering can enrich the student experience and explains why she is so inspired by confident women.

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How to make the most of your internship: the dos and don'ts

It’s a feeling so many of us can relate to, we get an incredible opportunity to undertake an internship, most of us go into it without much thought… and only realise what we should have done afterwards!

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Female participants needed for a study on thinking styles and eating disorders

Researchers from the UCL Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology are conducting a study to explore the thinking styles in women who have recovered from anorexia nervosa compared to women who have never had any eating disorder. The study is open to female participants between the ages of 18-65 who have either no history of a previous eating disorder, or who have a past history of Anorexia Nervosa.

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UCLU VSU awards ceremony: celebrating our student volunteers

This week, UCLU’s Volunteering Services Unit (VSU) held their annual awards ceremony, to congratulate and celebrate the efforts of student volunteers throughout the last academic year. UCL staff, members of external charity/community organisations and the newly appointed mayor of Camden, Councillor Richard Cotton, gathered to thank students for their contribution to the local and wider London community.

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UCL Security: advice to the UCL community

Following the Manchester Arena terror attack, the threat level for international terrorism in the UK has been raised to CRITICAL by the independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC).

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Earn money as a temporary events assistant

Would you like to earn extra money this summer? Would you like to be involved in two of UCL’s largest student events? Would you like to meet new people and gain valuable experience?

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How I made my voice heard at UCL, even as a fresher

Have you ever felt like university has to be more than just lectures, booze and exams? At school, I never really felt that I belonged – maybe you felt the same way? Perhaps that is why you came to UCL, like I did, to find a group of people that were like you; a place where you could belong. Only, for me, that's not what I found – initially, at least. Even though the setting had changed, I still felt out of place.

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7 questions with Ayesha Khan

This week, meet Ayesha Khan, a Cancer MSc student who is set to graduate next summer. Ayesha is a Student Journalist for myUCL,she is passionate about science communications, counts Saroo Brierley as a major inspiration and has some great recommendations for things to do in London.

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Female participants needed for health and lifestyle attitudes survey

Researchers from UCL's Department of Behavioural Science are currently recruiting for a research study that investigates everyday diet and physical activity, and general attitudes towards health as part of an MSc Health Psychology project.

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Take part in a study on cochlear implants and earn £25

Researchers from the UCL Ear Institute and the Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences are looking for subjects to participate in a study aimed at developing a training programme for cochlear implant users. Participants must be aged between 18 and 60-years-old, have normal hearing and be native British-English speakers.

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Seven questions with Abdul Elmi

This week, meet Abdul, a third-year medical student and Vice-President of the UCLU Somali Society. Abdul was recently featured in a BBC Newsbeat article about young British-Somalis fundraising for the Somali famine appeal. He organised a series of successful fundraising initiatives, including a sold-out fundraising event in the Cruciform that raised £40,000 in one night.

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Student Reception Assistants needed for summer 2017: apply now

During the summer vacation, many of the Student Residences run as hotels, taking short term lets, and are operational during the weekends and evenings. UCL Accommodation would like to recruit a number of Reception Assistants (up to 26) to assist in their operations this summer.

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5 reasons why you should register to vote in the upcoming general election

Yes, that’s right, it’s voting time again. But here’s the thing: in the 2015 general election, only 44% of 18 to 24-year-olds, compared with more than 70% of over 65s, actually voted. In the grand scheme of things, that’s a tiny percentage. So, to help us all get into the spirit of voting, I’ve compiled five reasons why I think we, as students, should register to vote in the upcoming election.

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