UCL Anthropology


Induction 2021/22

Welcome to UCL Anthropology!

We have prepared a full induction programme to make you feel welcome, give opportunity to meet your course colleagues and members of staff and have everything you’ll need for a great year at UCL Anthropology.

Take your time to go through the resources provided in this page and make sure you attend all the relevant UG and PGT sessions we planned for you.

Your UCL education in 2021/22

As you prepare for the start of term, we outline what you can expect from your academic experience at UCL on this page.

UCL Online Orientation for New Students

This page gives information on the new student orientation course, when it starts and how you can access it.

Connected Learning at UCL

This course explores UCL approach to learning this year and looks at how you can become a successful Connected Learner.

Additionally, a library of online videos covering UCL IT essentials has now been launched.

Topics include remote connectivity, data storage essentials, Microsoft Office 365 applications, and much more. 


A student guide to good online behaviour.

‘Make the most of UCL’ programme

This is a six-week campaign to support student transition to university. The programme will offer students:

  • opportunities to build meaningful relationships
  • a coherent programme of activities, that embeds knowledge of the essential services and communities that will help with their success as a student (including Student Support and Wellbeing, Careers)
  • connections with all the opportunities outside their programmes, including Students’ Union, clubs and societies, volunteering and entrepreneurship

You can find an outline of the programme at this link.

Unitu, the Student Voice Platform

Since last year at UCL Anthropology we have adopted Unitu as new way for you to raise any feedback via your student reps.

Find out more about Unitu here.


Find out all info about using UCL's libraries, including all the resources and services available.

Undergraduate (UG) students

Find your UG induction timetable here

Postgraduate taught (PGT) students

Find your Master's Induction Timetable here

PhD Students

Coming soon

International Students orientation webinars

Running throughout September, this series of International Student Orientation Webinars will help you to prepare and settle into life at UCL.

Departmental Writing Tutor

Our UCL Anthropology Writing Tutor, Dalia Iskander, runs through some of the services that are available to all Anthropology students within the department in this video.


In these UG Careers video and PGT Careers video you can explore the services offered by UCL Careers

Active bystander

Student's Union UCL says full stop to sexual misconduct, bullying and harassment in any form.

This is why the Union and UCL have joined forces to run the Active Bystander Programme as part of the Full Stop campaign and continue to tackle unacceptable behaviours at UCL and beyond. Access resources online here, training is followed by an interactive live session.

ID cards

ID cards will be issued on Campus before and during induction week. You should receive an email from central administration inviting you to collect yours.

Friends of Out@UCL

Out@UCL wishes to create an inclusive environment where LGBTQ+ staff, students and visitors can be themselves, which includes feeling comfortable enough to be out. We're doing this by asking people to become a 'Friend' of Out @UCL

Sustainability at UCL

This year, Sustainable UCL are offering the following materials for student sustainability inductions:

- A brand new Sustainability Moodle course, that was developed with current students to make it extra engaging for new students.

- A live Q&A with Sustainable UCL in October

- An event overview of extracurricular sustainability events happening at the start of term (see flyer below)