News and Events

Read all the latest news within the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences.


Read more about the PALS Swan Silver Award

Divisional Subject Pool

Access and sign up for the Divisional Subject Pool.

Green Issues

The Division has won the Silver Award for the UCL Green Impact scheme

CPD@PaLS Courses

The Division runs Continuing Professional Development courses.

Cristina Gardini

SHR/CPD Team Manager

Room: 102a, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL, Chandler House, 2, Wakefield St., London, WC1N 1PF

Tel:+44 (0) 20 7679 4203 ext. 24203



Duties include:

  • Overall responsibility for the Divisional SHR Team;
  • Provision of Human Resources service at Divisional Level and responsible for overseeing the operational provision of administrative services in the HR specialist team in relation to HR operation;
  • Advice on UCL policies and procedures;
  • Staffing management;
  • Recruitment and Selection;
  • Staff Development and Training;
  • HERA and Best Practice;
  • overall management of Continuing Professional Development activities within the CPD@PALS.
  • Divisional CPD Committee (Co-Chair)
  • Commercial Workstream Committee, UCL Life Learning
  • Divisional Erasmus Staff Training Mobility Co-ordinator
  • Athena SWAN activities and initiatives (including promotion of women in professional services).
  • UCL Coach & Mentor (Coaching Profile)

Professional Memberships:

  • Chartered Member CIPD
  • AUA (Association of Universities Administrators)- AUA Mentor
  • UALL (Universities Association for Lifelong Learning)

Professional Development Qualifications:

  • ESL, English as a Second Language, Adv Dip (1988)
  • DMS (postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies, 1996)
  • MA HRM/D (Learning and Development Pathway, 2005)
  • The Effective Coach - EMCC Accredited (2012)
  • Springboard - Women Development Programme (2013)
  • AURORA - Developing future leaders for higher education, Leadership Foundation (2014)

Networks and Events:

  • Erasmus Staff Mobility Training

> Groningen (Holland, 2011)  (forthcoming information)
> Venice (Italy, 2011)           (forthcoming information)

> Linz (Austria, 2012)           (forthcoming information)

> UCL 1st Erasmus SMT "Professional Development", July 2013

  • Learning and Development (L&D) Network @PaLS

> Career planning/development/progression - 9th September 2011
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