Archive of All staff news

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22 October 2014: UCL to launch voluntary healthcare scheme for employees

As part of a wider review of reward provision and in response to feedback from staff in the last Staff Survey, UCL is assessing the range of benefits available to staff, with a view to expanding the number on offer. As an initial step a new voluntary healthcare scheme is being launched, which will allow employees to take advantage of highly discounted medical insurance, should they wish to do so. More...

21 October 2014: Brain Food submissions – Spring 2015

UCL's Corporate Events team welcome submissions from all departments for public events for the next edition of Brain Food – Spring 2015, UCL's public events leaflet. More...

21 October 2014: Learning in a changing world: a unique opportunity to reflect on learning in the 21st century

Every two years the Institute of Education (IOE) stages an international conference with its flagship partner Beijing Normal University. The series began in 2006, and by the 2012 edition it had attracted participation from more than 40 countries. More...

21 October 2014: Spotlight on digifest

This week the spotlight is on Alex Hanrahan, Anuka Teggart, Hani Samion - the digifest team (UCL E-Learning Environments). More...

16 October 2014: 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...

16 October 2014: 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...

14 October 2014: Spotlight on Professor Nick Brook

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

9 October 2014: 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...

8 October 2014: 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...

7 October 2014: Spotlight on Mark Johnson

This week the spotlight is on Mark Johnson, Marketing and Student Recruitment Manager at the UCL Australia in Adelaide. More...

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