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Vice-Provost's View: Our education strategy: preparing our students for the wider world

Over the last few years students' expectations of their universities have grown, competition has become more fierce for the best students and - as the government's recent green paper shows – the quality of teaching has been placed under greater political scrutiny than ever before. More...

Published: Nov 26, 2015 12:25:22 PM

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Reaction to Spending Review and Autumn Statement from around UCL

There has been reaction from around UCL to the Spending Review and Autumn Statement speech given earlier today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, setting out the government’s spending plans to 2019/20. More...

Published: Nov 25, 2015 6:09:23 PM


Provost's Long View: A rolling TEF, a periodic REF, farewell HEFCE and a proposed new ‘Office for Students’ – the government’s green paper on higher education

For the second time in a year, I will start my column by expressing the collective sorrow of UCL for the recent horrific attacks in Paris and the tragic loss of life. As I heard one TV commentator say, if the Charlie Hebdo episode was about attacking French values and freedom of speech, this weekend saw a direct attack on France and its citizens. More...

Published: Nov 19, 2015 2:16:32 PM

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UCL statement: Paris attacks

“The UCL community wishes to send its support to the people of Paris and France after the terrible events that occurred in Paris on Friday night. We also wish to send our condolences to the families of the victims of these horrific attacks. More...

Published: Nov 14, 2015 7:50:15 PM

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