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Teaching & Learning News

Changes to room booking and timetabling

Effectively rooming the academic timetable is one of our most pressing challenges.  Deep frustrations have been voiced over recent months as too often the room you struggled to book has been changed at the last minute and that frequently that room is anyway too small, of poor quality and lacks resources essential to effective teaching. This is not the experience we want for our staff and students so it is just not an option to leave things as they are.

Published: Feb 9, 2016 2:03:10 PM

UCL graduate wins Posters in Parliament research prize

Amanda Campbell, who graduated last year from the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, has won first prize in a national competition for her research on a biodegradable tent for music festivals.

Published: Feb 5, 2016 10:16:37 AM

5 ways a UCL short course could interest you

As a member of staff at UCL you’ll no doubt be busy supporting and delivering a range of education and research programmes. But did you know that UCL also has an extensive portfolio of short courses for career advancement and continuing personal or professional development (CPD)?

Published: Jan 25, 2016 2:42:41 PM

Q&A with Dr Frank Witte

Dr Frank Witte (UCL Economics) discusses how he uses ‘story-telling’ techniques in his teaching and shares what one thing he would change about UCL. 

Published: Jan 25, 2016 2:41:29 PM

Using Star Wars in teaching your Economics classes?

Dr Frank Witte (UCL Economics) explains why in the past weeks, months and years he has been using Star Wars as a teaching tool. He shares how it is a "wonderful way to bring together our academic efforts towards understanding our world, with the prose, poetry and imagery of the Arts doing much the same."

Published: Dec 16, 2015 4:44:19 PM