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Seven questions with Zak Mohran

This week, we meet Zak, the current Sustainability, Engagement and Operations Officer at UCLU, as well as a Mechanical Engineering student, who is set to graduate in 2018. Zak explains what it’s like to be a students’ union sabbatical officer and how getting involved with the union shaped his university experience.

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Seven questions with Rory Herron

This week, meet Rory Herron, Senior Liaison & Recruitment Officer for the UCL Summer School. Find out about Rory's role recruiting students from all over the world to attend the 2017 UCL Summer School, as well as his foray into the world of acting during his teen years, which led to him donning a pair of tights.

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Student Residence Adviser positions available

UCL Student and Registry Services is currently looking to recruit a number of Student Residence Advisers (formerly Vice Wardens) for the academic session 2017/18.

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New dates announced for UCL evening language courses

UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE) will begin enrolment for evening language courses on Monday 20 February and will accept applications up until 6 April.

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Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2017: have your say and win prizes

The UCL Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) opened on 15 February 2017. The survey is being run at UCL by the Doctoral School and is an important opportunity for our research student community to tell us about their experience as a postgraduate research student.

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Seven questions with Aisling O’Sullivan and Jia Su

This week, meet Aisling and Jia Su (Jerry), two UCL medical students who are passionate about raising mental health awareness. The duo are the masterminds behind 'What Do You Think?' - an interactive UCL mental health awareness event, which will include a mindfulness rave in Tavistock Square Gardens.

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UCL Connect: Meet the mentor workshop (28 Feb)

UCL students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, are invited to attend a UCL Connect: Meet the mentor workshop led by experienced executive coach and UCL alumna, Andry Anastasiou.

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UCL statement: Holocaust-denying literature on UCL campus

On Friday 3 February, illegal and offensive literature was distributed on the UCL campus that was subsequently removed as soon as possible. We understand that other universities were also targeted.

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1984 Live: your chance to take part in a live reading of the Orwell classic

The Orwell Prize at UCL is looking for members of the UCL community to volunteer to be part of the trailer for 1984 Live. 1984 Live is a major event taking place during UCL’s Festival of Culture (5 – 11 June 2017), when actors, writers, politicians and members of the public will be reading the whole of Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four over the course of a single day in Senate House. We are looking for students and staff members to come and be filmed reading the novel’s opening paragraphs, to create a short film promoting 1984 Live.

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Building a library service around your needs

UCL Library Services has recently come to the end of its three-year project to install self-service facilities using RFID tagging across all our libraries. The result that you can see in UCL libraries are the machines (pictured) which enable you to check books in and out as long as the library is open.

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