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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.

Published: Jun 24, 2016 3:22:37 PM

UK vote to leave EU: UCL statement

The outcome of the referendum is now known. While UCL did not take a formal position during the referendum campaign, I have given my personal view and you will have heard many other voices from the UCL community. The loss of EU membership will have a clear impact on universities such as UCL, particularly around the mobility of students and funding of research.

Published: Jun 24, 2016 11:43:50 AM

Strong ?electric wind? strips planets of oceans and atmospheres

Venus has an ?electric wind? strong enough to remove the components of water from its upper atmosphere, which may have played a significant role in stripping the planet of its oceans, according to a new study by NASA and UCL researchers.

Published: Jun 20, 2016 2:04:55 PM

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.

Published: Jun 16, 2016 11:10:55 AM

Heart drug could reduce diabetes related blindness

Researchers at UCL and Queen?s University Belfast have discovered that a drug originally developed to treat cardiovascular disease has the potential to reduce diabetes related blindness.

Published: Jun 14, 2016 1:02:15 PM