Teaching and Learning Portal

Providing graphics skills through distance learning

Open-source GIS

The Bartlett is providing postgrads with vital graphics skills before they arrive at UCL via the Urban Skills Portal.

Read more »

Effective teaching videos

'Frame yourself': an illustration by Mike Howarth

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

Read more »

Gain teaching qualification

UCL Arena logo teaching learning


Formal recognition for HE teaching is available through the UCL Arena scheme. 

Read more »

Archive of All articles

<< 2012 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2014 >>

Training for PhD supervisors

Publication date:

A UCL tutor gives a student feedback on her work

The UCL Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CALT) and the UCL Graduate School have increased the amount of training available to PhD supervisors.

Harnessing the intellectual power of our students

Publication date:

Professor Anthony Smith, UCL's Vice-Provost (Education)

Professor Anthony Smith, Vice-Provost (Education), reflects on the common theme of peer-assisted learning at this year's Provost's Teaching Awards.

Reminder: learning and teaching desktop changing to Desktop@UCL

Publication date:

Students working at computers

Find out what the Desktop@UCL team have been up to over the summer.

What is Desktop@UCL?

Collaborating with health centres in Tanzania and Jamaica

Publication date:

Professor Timothy McHugh teaching in Tanzania at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre

Professor Tim McHugh, Director of the UCL Centre for Clinical Microbiology, explains why working with and in resource-poor countries is so important, both for research and teaching.

Sharing student learning via videos

Publication date:

Video camera

Dr Adrien Desjardins of the Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering explains why he introduced a video-making element to two of his courses, an idea for which he won a Provost's Teaching Award in 2013.

Preparing students for research using virtual labs and a journal club

Publication date:

UCL students using microscopes in a lab

Dr Richard Day explains the ways in which he prepares his Master’s students for research projects and practical lab work.

Student perspective: understanding sustainable development through the Byron Fellowship

Publication date:

Covered bridge in Indiana. Image by Theodore Pang.

Theodore Pang, who completed his undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Economics this summer, describes how week-long Byron Fellowship programme affected his thoughts on sustainable development, positive psychology and smores.

"I have loved every day here": Michael Worton reflects on his UCL career

Publication date:

Professor Michael Worton, Vice-Provost (International)

Vice-Provost (International) Professor Michael Worton, who is retiring in September, discusses the challenges and highlights of his UCL career.

Students chairing tutorials

Publication date:

A student talks in his tutorial

The Department of Speech and Language Therapy’s Dr Rachel Rees explains why students are asked to chair their own tutorials during the first and second years of their degree.

Ongoing collaborative research project on the history of electricity

Publication date:

A student gives a presentation to her peers

Dr Chiara Ambrosio explains how this unique and innovative course works, and why it’s so beneficial for students.

<< 2012 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2014 >>

Tell us about the inspiring teaching and learning taking place in your department: email teaching.learning@ucl.ac.uk

UCL

None