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UCL, UCLU and UCL Cut the Rent agreement

UCL, UCLU and UCL, Cut the Rent (UCL-CTR) have today announced they have reached an agreement that will end the current rent strike, which has been running since January this year. UCL’s offer, to make available £350,000 for the academic year 2016/17 to fund accommodation bursaries for those students in most need of financial support, to freeze rent for 2016/17 and to reduce rent for some rooms, has been accepted.

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LGBTQ+ rainbow flag flying at half-mast

UCL’s LGBTQ+ rainbow flag has been flying at half-mast above the UCL portico as a gesture of condolence and solidarity with those affected by mass shooting in Pulse, the LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando.

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Provost’s Perspective: Working with you to improve the UCL student experience

Congratulations on finishing your exams, I hope they went well. For me, summer is a time for reflection on the academic year that has almost passed and the one that is about to start. I’m intending to dedicate a good proportion of mine to my highest priority: improving the student experience at UCL.

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Top 5 skills employers are looking for: UCL Jobs Market 2016

What exactly are employers looking for, and how can you advance your career?The UCL Jobs Market 2016 held on the 8 June, offered students an opportunity to network with employers, specifically with job vacancies and training opportunities available for a Summer/Autumn 2016 start.

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‘The New EU Flag’: art installation at UCL

A striking gold flag made from foil blankets used by refugees has been raised on the flagpole above the UCL portico. The piece is by UCL Slade School of Fine Art student Mariana Bisti. 

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Student Disability Ambassador positions for 2016-17: apply now

Would you like to be involved in supporting disabled students, making a difference to their university experience and raising disability awareness across UCL? Would you like to earn extra money this year? Would you like to meet new people and gain valuable experience for your CV?

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Seven questions with Kurren Sandhu

This week we put seven questions to Kurren Sandhu a fifth year Medical student who created SuperNova Student, a free online video series in which he shares techniques and tips that can help students maximise their revision for exams while reducing their stress levels at the same time.

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Take part in a Virtual Reality study and earn £10

Researchers from UCL’s Department of Computer Science are asking students to participate in their virtual reality study. The study will take 45 minutes and will involve participants watching a few short videos and answering questions on the experience.

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myUCL 2016 summer schedule: monthly issues from 10 June onwards

Over the summer break myUCL will move from weekly to monthly issues. As the summer terms draws to a close, a monthly issue of myUCL will be issued to students on 15 July, 12 August, and 16 September. The newsletter will return to weekly issues on Friday 30 September.

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UCL Jobs Market 2016 is back: your chance to meet 40 employers in one afternoon

Are you keen to advance your career this summer? Would you like to secure an internship or a place on a prestigious graduate scheme? The 2016 UCL Jobs Market is the perfect opportunity to meet employers with jobs, internships and training opportunities available during both the summer and autumn.

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Seven questions with Aasha Cowey

This week we put seven questions to Aasha Cowey (née Greensmith) who is working full-time for the NHS, while studying part-time for a Health Informatics MSc and is set to graduate this year.

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