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As well as world-leading teaching and facilities, we add an extra dimension to your study by providing you with skills and perspectives that will benefit you for life.

Life skills

Empowering you with research, study and life skills

Integral to your learning is the development of skills that will serve you well during your degree and beyond graduation. These include research skills (such as sourcing, sifting and analysing information), communication skills, collaborating with others on projects, time management, motivational and leadership skills, as well as social and cultural awareness.

We also offer formal training in IT and Writing in Academic Contexts, plus the opportunity to learn a language. As well as traditional ways of learning, we provide you with a wide range of teaching resources and the tools to undertake independent study.

The Student View

" We assembled into teams to devise a social enterprise to solve a global problem. At the end of the two weeks, we pitched our idea to a panel of judges. It was great to have the chance to work on a risk-free project with students from other disciplines and backgrounds.
Charlotte Leiferman

In the Global Citizenship Programme I took the Social Start-up strand. I undertook a two-week course in social enterprise which covered a number of components in starting a business including business modelling, understanding market segments, pitching, and what constitutes a social enterprise. We assembled into teams to devise a social enterprise to solve a global problem. At the end of the two weeks, we pitched our idea to a panel of judges. It was great to have the chance to work on a risk-free project with students from other disciplines and backgrounds.

I also took a three-day Business Boot Camp with UCL Innovation & Enterprise, which covered all aspects of business including company types and structure, financial accounting principles (such as profit, depreciation, financial ratios ,and efficiency), and organisational psychology and company culture. I found these courses invaluable for gaining commercial awareness and debunking business jargon.

Charlotte Leiferman, Archaeology BSc (2016)

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