Staff news

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

Update on proposed USS pension reforms and related industrial action

Last week’s edition of The Week@UCL provided information on reforms of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) that employers across UK higher education are proposing to manage a shortfall in the scheme of between £8 and £11 billion. More...

Published: Oct 30, 2014 1:44:22 PM

Gender Equality Charter Mark and Athena SWAN awards: success for UCL Greek and Latin and the UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences

Congratulations to the UCL Department of Greek and Latin, the UCL Cancer Institute and the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science who have all received prestigious awards for the progress they have made on gender equality. UCL Greek and Latin received a Bronze award for the new Gender Equality Charter Mark for arts, humanities and social sciences. More...

Published: Oct 30, 2014 11:09:22 AM

Launch of UCL Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* and Queer research network

In the 2014/15 academic year a new university-wide initiative will bring together teaching and research across UCL on lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and queer (LGBTQ) equalities, identities and histories.

Published: Oct 30, 2014 10:51:48 AM

Campaign for UCL 2034 - fundraising for excellence

To deliver on UCL 2034, we will need to implement effectively and to stay focused on what really matters. One of the major projects arising from our strategy is our fundraising ‘Campaign for UCL 2034’ – in essence, a campaign that is led by a combination of myself and Lori Houlihan, UCL’s Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations, but that will, in reality, only be successful at the level that we intend, if it is understood and owned by all of us, staff and students alike. More...

Published: Oct 30, 2014 10:45:10 AM

Year 12 Widening Participation departmental funding

The UCL Widening Participation and UK Undergraduate Recruitment office is pleased to announce this year’s funding opportunities for departments. The Widening Participation team is now inviting bids from departments to run local versions of UCL’s most successful outreach programmes, Year 12 Summer Schools and Summer Challenge. More...

Published: Oct 30, 2014 10:12:36 AM