There is a long tradition of Taiwanese students studying at UCL. In the academic year 2012/13 there are 131 Taiwanese students enrolled on graduate and undergraduate degree programmes at UCL.
very first contact with UCL was its Lunch Hour Lectures. I was working
in London's visual effects industry in the Soho area so I had the chance
to access the free and inspiring lectures. They range from the arts and
humanities to all technologies, and occur once or twice a week. I
decided to pursue my career in academic research at UCL not only because
of the university's efforts in popularising academic knowledge but also
because of its prestigious computer graphics research group. My study
was possible thanks to UCL's Graduate Research Scholarship and Overseas
Ming-Wei Chang is a Drug Delivery PhD student, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, on a UCL Overseas Research Scholarship.
"I left my job to come to UCL as a full-time research student. I had a dream to study further and to do advanced multidisciplinary research. I am glad that I made a right choice and have had the chance to fulfil my dream. The reason I chose UCL, apart from its advanced research facilities and faculties, was because of the attitude of my supervisor who devotes his life to pursue outstanding research in science. I am also very fortunate to have a co-supervisor who is genuinely interested and really contributes to my work. Thanks to the Overseas Research Scholarship and my supervisor's support, I have the opportunity to explore my interest and pursue advanced research in biomedical engineering at UCL.
Shun-liang Chao is a PhD student of Comparative Literature (English and French).
offered a full PhD scholarship by a private research university in the
US, but I decided to come to UCL because UCL has excellent programmes in
arts and humanities, and because UCL is located in Bloomsbury, the
intellectual and cultural centre of London . My experience of UCL so far
has met most of my expectations...