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UCL in top 5 worldwide in latest QS World University Rankings

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UCL is ranked in joint 5th place in the QS World University Rankings 2014/15 released today. UCL is one of four UK Higher Education institutions ranked in the top ten, along with Oxford (joint 5th), Cambridge and Imperial (joint 2nd).

UCL Honorary Graduands and Fellows 2014

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UCL Honorary Graduands and Fellows 2014

A range of eminent figures have joined the list of UCL Honorary Graduands and Honorary Fellows during the 2014 graduation ceremonies, held from 26 August to 5 September.

National Student Survey: improvement in student satisfaction

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Students at UCL

Student satisfaction at UCL has risen by 2%, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results.

Provost’s Long View: Reflecting on my first year

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As this will be the last Provost’s View before the summer break, I thought I would take the opportunity to reflect on my first year in office and comment on what it has been like to join UCL at such an exciting and interesting time.

Provost’s View: Celebrating excellence and success

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Public engagement

With the end of the examination period and the approach of summer, it feels like an appropriate time for us to pay tribute to some of the award-winning activity that has taken place across the university over the past few weeks.

Vice-Provost’s View: UCL & the Olympic Park

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

It is now four months since my last Vice-Provost’s view outlining our plans to establish a new campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP).

UCL and China: visit from Peking University delegation

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Michael Arthur and President Wang Enge

A delegation from Peking University (PKU) visited UCL this week to explore how both institutions can work together more closely in the future.

Provost’s Long View: Planning to prosper

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Given the size and complexity of UCL, it is essential for us to plan carefully. We are, after all, a community of nearly 10,000 staff and more than 28,000 (25,000 FTE) students with a turnover of greater than £1bn per annum. You certainly wouldn't want to get the planning process wrong – there is simply too much at stake.

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