Staff news

Staff are kept up to date by The Week@UCL, UCL's all-staff e-newsletter.

Proposed USS pension reforms

Employers across UK higher education are proposing reforms of the USS pension scheme, following a 2014 valuation that has estimated a shortfall of between £8 and £11 billion. More...

Published: Oct 16, 2014 3:51:47 PM

Provost's View: Implementing our strategy – rethinking promotions, acting on student feedback and Grand Challenges

Back at UCL after a visit to the New York tri-state area, I have returned to an atmosphere of great anticipation, as we stand at the cusp of major decisions for the future of the university, and as we begin to do some important work on implementing UCL 2034. More...

Published: Oct 16, 2014 1:41:14 PM

Spotlight on Professor Nick Brook

This week the spotlight is on Professor Nick Brook, Dean of UCL Mathematical and Physical Sciences. More...

Published: Oct 14, 2014 3:26:55 PM

Provost’s View: Meeting UCL friends in New York

This week, I have been in the New York tri-state area, along with Dame Nicola Brewer (Vice-Provost, International Affairs), Dame Hazel Genn (Dean of the Faculty of Laws) and Lori Houlihan (Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations). We have been kept busy with a breakfast briefing on UCL 2034, gathering input on UCL’s international strategy, and the Annual Alumni Party, this year attended by more than 100 former students. More...

Published: Oct 9, 2014 1:54:08 PM

UCL review of promotion and reward systems for staff in academic, teaching and research roles

Following the publication of UCL 2034, the Provost has asked me to lead on a review of the promotion and reward systems for staff in academic, teaching and research roles. We want to ensure that merit and excellence are appropriately recognised for all staff across the domains of research, teaching, enterprise, public engagement and institutional citizenship. More...

Published: Oct 8, 2014 1:56:21 PM