UCL Alumni


Alumni blog

We hope you enjoy reading some of the content our alumni are creating for the UCL Community. If you feel inspired by any of the blogs and want to get involved, why not have a look at our alumni digital volunteering roles.

A photo of speaker Harriet Waley Cohen

Ten signs that your perfectionism may be toxic for you

Multi-award-winning speaker and leadership coach Harriet Waley-Cohen (BSc Psychology 1998) reveals the ten signs of toxic perfectionism.

Robbie Swale

How to be more productive with Robbie Swale

Leadership coach Robbie Swale (BSc Mathematics 2006) shares his reflections and learnings from his recent UCL Connect workshop on productivity. 

Mariam Jimoh alumna teaser image

Mariam Jimoh

Mariam (Biomedical Sciences, 2015) is the founder and CEO of Oja, a one-stop shop for ethnic groceries and cultural foods.

UCL alumna Sahava Baranow

Sahava Baranow

BA History and MA Museum studies alumna Sahava Baranow shares her digital culture recommendations.

Jenny Light

Jenny Light

Jenny Light, a trained mental health nurse, reflects on 2020's Mental Health Awareness Week theme - kindness.

UCL alum Milan Gurung

Milan Gurung

Milan Gurung details his lockdown itinerary and his appreciation for the time he's been able to spend with his family.

Mia brown waves at the camera

Mia Brown

Comparative Literature graduate Mia Brown discusses how she feels limiting your daily news intake can help your wellbeing.

UCL alum Michael Moore at Buckingham Palace

Michael Moore

Corporate strategy and innovation professional Michael answers questions from students on their professional development.

UCL alum Amar Dean

Amar Dean

Students pose their questions around career progression and key skills to technology consultant Amar Dean.

Nafisa Bakkar

Nafisa Bakkar

Nafisa is co-founder of Amaliah, a social media platform that amplifies the voices of Muslim women. Here, she shares her tips for wellbeing.

Patrice Baptiste

Dr Patrice Baptiste

GP, entrepreneur and diversity champion Dr Patrice Baptiste gives her top tips for coping with lockdown.

UCL alumna Daphne

Daphne D

UCL alumna Daphne details her personal mental health journey, and the resources available to those with similar experiences.

UCL alumna, Nicole Brigandi

Nicole Brigandi

Leadership coach Nicole Brigandi offers her advice on how to maintain a productive work-life balance whilst working from home.

Mentor Kristin Dockar

Kristin Dockar

Kristin Dockar details her professional mentoring journey, and her advice for those interested in the role.