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'Frame yourself': an illustration by Mike Howarth

A selection of tips to help create professional-looking, powerful videos that complement face-to-face teaching.

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Grants available for museum teaching

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Girl holding skull

Find out how you can obtain funding to work with a variety of London museums.

UCL is leading Share Academy, a partnership project with University of the Arts London and the London Museums Group, with the aim of building sustainable and mutually beneficial relationships between the higher education sector and specialist museums in London. Share Academy is supported by Arts Council England and is scheduled to run until March 2015.

Improvements to learning and teaching spaces this summer

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Clock at UCL

A range of centrally bookable learning and teaching spaces are being upgraded over the summer in order to provide a more pleasant working environment and enhanced facilities.

"Truly interdisciplinary": postgrad supervisors discuss first Global Citizenship Programme

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Global Citizenship Programme logo

June 2013 saw UCL's first ever Global Citizenship Programme, a two-week, post-exam course for first-year undergraduates. Supervision and guidance came from postgraduate students, three of whom share their experiences here.

Summer school teaches teens film animation skills

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Participants in the 2012 3Dami summer school

Tech-savvy teens keen to pick up digital animation skills are creating their own films at a UCL-based summer school.

Developing students' academic writing at UCL

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Students studying in UCL Library

Abbie Willett reports on an event designed to draw together the various people at UCL who are interested in developing students’ writing.

Student perspective: my first year on the BASc

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UCL Quad in summer term

Avy Tennison shares the highs and lows of her first year on UCL's pioneering Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BASc) degree course. 

Preparing teaching videos: 'media-savvy' filming tips

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Filming tips: frame yourself

Paul Walker, Principal Teaching Fellow in CALT, reports on the 'Media-Savvy Teaching' workshop and shares some of the techniques the participants learned.

Teachers and support staff rewarded for excellence at dual awards ceremony

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Professor Michael Worton, Vice-Provost (International), UCL President and Provost Professor Sir Malcolm Grant, and Professor Anthony Smith, Vice-Provost (Education)

The efforts of some of UCL's best teaching and support staff were recognised last week at a ceremony celebrating both the Provost's Teaching Awards and the new Student Choice Teaching Awards.

UCL to be a "key player" in developing Elutec curriculum

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Ruth Umerah, Principal of Elutec

Ruth Umerah, Principal of the UCL-sponsored university technical college Elutec, explains why the new school will be unique and discusses how she envisages UCL being involved.

Event report: Distance Learning, CPD and Short Courses Forum

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Andrew Eder

Matt Jenner, Distance Learning Facilitator, reports on work currently being done around distance learning, CPD and short courses at UCL.

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