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UCL Open Days 2016

UCL will be hosting its Undergraduate Open Days this summer on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 June, and Saturday 10 September. All undergraduate academic departments are involved in these days, and over the course of the three dates we expect to welcome around 17,000 people to campus.

Published: May 26, 2016 10:22:00 AM

UCL continues to increase access

A report from the Office for Fair Access published on 12 May, shows that UCL continues to make good progress in promoting access to higher education for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. UCL has made positive progress towards all of its high level targets, which must be approved by the Director of Fair Access to Higher Education.

Published: May 26, 2016 9:36:57 AM

Building on UCL’s enterprise success

UCL has a long and successful track record of encouraging innovation and enterprise. This support for enterprise activities helps the university deliver the widest possible impact from its research on the economy and society, both in the UK and globally. It also brings individual benefits to our staff and students.

Published: May 25, 2016 9:20:09 AM

Bringing expertise to bear on policymaking

I have occasionally fallen asleep listening to UCL academics. Happily, it is more common for me to wake up to the sound of their voices, quite often explaining how government decisions might be improved if only they were informed by evidence. (BBC Radio 4 acts as my morning alarm.)

Published: May 19, 2016 10:50:33 AM

UCL strike action

The Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) has notified UCL that its members will be taking two days strike action on the 25 and 26 of May 2016, following its rejection of this year’s national pay offer after just one meeting of this year’s pay negotiations round. The employers have made a final offer of 1.1% increase in pay, with higher amounts to those on the lowest pay points. The final offer also included a commitment to undertake substantial joint work on addressing gender pay gaps as well as casual and hourly-paid working arrangements in the Higher Education Sector.

Published: May 19, 2016 10:02:25 AM

Research study into human resource management practices

I am conducting a survey as part of my MA Management project on Human Resource Management practices. The aim of my study is to learn more about the working life of employees of a global university.

Published: May 19, 2016 8:48:02 AM

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