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UCL delivering solutions to challenges in UAE, says UCL Provost Michael Arthur

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UCL research is advancing the ability to develop solutions to many challenges of concern in the United Arab Emirates and the wider Arab world, Professor Michael Arthur, UCL President & Provost, said today in a speech in Dubai.

Provost’s Long View: shaping the future of UCL in a challenging environment

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As you will probably know by now, we are in the process of consulting with all staff on the direction that UCL is going to take over the next 20 years. The resulting strategy, UCL 2034, will enable us to build on our outstanding position as a research and innovation powerhouse and concentrate further our efforts on improving our student experience and enhancing our education agenda.

Vice-Provost's View: UCL 2034 - the opportunities for education and scholarship

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As we consider our strategy for the next 20 years, I want to reflect on the opportunities for education and scholarship it offers.

A principal theme of the draft UCL 2034 strategy is the university becoming “a global leader in the integration of research and education” and underpinning that by offering an outstanding student experience.

Provost's View: Have your say on UCL’s direction over the next 20 years

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UCL 2034

One of the most refreshing things about UCL is how eager staff are to be involved in shaping the future of this great institution. Certainly, harnessing your ideas and energy will be key to the success of UCL 2034, the new 20-year strategy that will underpin our decisions and activities across the university.

Dame DeAnne Julius appointed next Chair of UCL Council

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Dame DeAnne Julius

Dame DeAnne Julius has today been named as the next Chair of UCL Council – taking over from the current Chair, Sir Stephen Wall, with effect from 1 October 2014.

Provost’s View: UCL’s lifelong community in China and Hong Kong

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Hong Kong1

I have one of the best jobs in the world and certainly the best job in UK higher education. Linked to that statement, I also seem destined to write this column at 38,000 feet and 500mph.

Provost’s Long View: UCL staff survey results

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Staff survey

All the achievements of this great university are driven by the quality and commitment of our staff. Our excellence in teaching, research and innovation depends on the efforts of people working at all levels; and our continued success will only come through having an engaged community, committed to the values that we stand for, and rewarded appropriately.

Provost's View: Our shared interest in intellectual curiosity

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Marc Woodham

After nearly six months as President & Provost of UCL, I still feel that I have barely scratched the surface of learning about this wonderfully complex organisation.

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