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Guides & case studies

In this section you can explore a selection of case studies demonstrating inspiring teaching practices and projects taking place around UCL. These have been categorised according to the area of teaching they best showcase (see the navigation menu to access these specific categories).

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If you would like to share your tips or best practice, please email teaching.learning@ucl.ac.uk so we can feature your work here.

Latest Guides & Case Studies

Using Lynda.com in the UCL Doctoral School Skills Development Programme

Daniela Bultoc (UCL Human Resources) discusses how the UCL Doctoral School Skills Development Programme, open to all graduate research students, provides an opportunity to expand generic research skills and personal transferable skills through face-to-face workshops and, most recently, Lynda.com online video tutorials.

Meet the researcher programme

New Linguistics undergraduates meet Linguistics researchers in their first week at UCL. The Meet the Researcher programme is designed to help the new students meet each other and to introduce them to the breadth of research in Linguistics at UCL right at the start of their degree programme. Stefanie Anyadi describes how it works.

How to Change the World

This programme gives 700 second year engineering students from different disciplines the opportunity to tackle a twenty-first century global challenge using their engineering, business and IT skills. Dr Kate Roach explains.

Experience-based learning: working with industry partners

The Exhibition Project course, part of the MA in Museum Studies, provides on-the-job training in integrated exhibition development (which includes everything from user evaluation, content research, designing and delivering a public engagement event, digital resources, and an exhibition) to an average of 20 graduate students each year. 

Volunteer Teaching Supporters in the Global Citizenship Voluntary Sector Programme

Postgraduate students are assisting Global Citizenship Voluntary Sector Programme session leaders through a bespoke ‘volunteer teaching supporter’ role. Taz Rasul (Programme Co-ordinator), Vicki Baars (Session Leader) and Imogen Long (Volunteer Teaching Supporter) discuss what this involves and why it’s beneficial for everyone.