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The Bartlett Offer Holders 2021 entry

Congratulations on receiving an offer to study at The Bartlett, UCL! The information on this page is for students enrolling at The Bartlett in September 2021.

Coronavirus FAQs for prospective students

Thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this difficult and unsettling time as we work to support our students, colleagues and prospective students. We are very proud of the way in which the UCL community has come together in these challenging and unprecedented circumstances.

Please visit our frequently asked questions webpage for advice and support for students holding an offer or applying for a place at UCL. 

 

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Undergraduate offer holders

Find out more information about your offer, what happens next and why to choose UCL.

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Masters offer holders

Find out about arrangements for the start of the 2021-22 academic session in The Bartlett.

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MPhil/PhD offer holders

Find out about arrangements for the start of the 2021-22 academic session in The Bartlett. 

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Pre-reading list

If you wish to do some reading in advance of your course starting, some of our master’s courses have provided a list of suggested texts. 

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Speak to a current student

Chat to one of our current students at UCL via Unibuddy.  

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The Bartlett Welcome Guide 2021

Read about your life at The Bartlett and how we can support your studies in our Welcome Guide.

 

The Bartlett Promise Scholarship

The Bartlett Promise is a long-term project to attract students from a broader range of backgrounds to tackle the lack of diversity in the built environment. If you hold an offer to study at The Bartlett, and are UK domiciled with home fee status, you may be eligible to apply. Read the full eligibility details here.

Key Bartlett Staff

Introducing some of the key contacts you might be in touch with during your time at The Bartlett:

Aeli Roberts, Senior Tutor (Undergraduate)

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your role

I am teaching academic who derives a great of pleasure in imparting knowledge and watching you all develop. I am also the Faculty’s Senior Tutor and in this role I have overall responsibility for your welfare with specific responsibility for undergraduate students.

When should students contact you?

You each will have the support of a personal tutor and other tutors within your home department but occasionally you may want to speak to someone who is outside and I am available should that be the case.

What can students discuss with you?

Should you come and see me you can discuss academic issues or any issues that are impacting on you and your studies.

Where’s your favourite place at UCL?

My favourite place is probably Gordon Square where I can be found befriending the squirrels and the great tits.

Email: a.roberts@ucl.ac.uk

Yasminah Beebeejaun , Faculty Graduate Tutor (Research)

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your role

I am Faculty Graduate Tutor (Research) for The Bartlett and as such have an oversight of the doctoral programmes in the Faculty. I chair the Faculty Research Degrees Committee as well as representing the Bartlett at the UCL Research Degrees Committee. I help run or promote a number of cross-faculty doctoral initiatives. The research students and programmes are a vital component of our internationally respected research and teaching in the Bartlett.

When should students contact you?

Formally, MPhil/PhD students may contact me if they have problems or issues with their studies that have not been resolved at departmental level. More normally, students typically contact me in connection with cross-faculty doctoral initiatives including funded doctoral networks and/or in relation to the Bartlett Doctoral Blog.

What can students discuss with you?

I am happy to hear from students about their experiences of doctoral studies and suggestions about the Bartlett and cross-faculty initiatives.

Where’s your favourite place at UCL?

The gothic architecture of the Cruciform building - more evident in the entrance and stairwells than the lecture theatres - designed by Alfred Waterhouse.  

Email: y.beebeejaun@ucl.ac.uk 

Peter McLennan, Faculty Graduate Tutor (Master's)

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your role

My role is Faculty Graduate Tutor (Taught). I am here to help manage your relationship between UCL – your School, Centre, Institute, or Unit – and your programme. The wider ‘tutor’ team is here to support you should any challenges arise in this relationship at three levels, Personal, Programme and Faculty.

When should students contact you?

Life events happen, sometimes not in your best interest. The Tutor team is here to support you when the unexpected is unwanted.

What can students discuss with you?

There are three main areas for support:

  • Academic administration – Visas, Property Insurance, Health & Safety (duty of care)
  • Academic – extenuating circumstances, exam irregularities, e.g. plagiarism
  • Pastoral – personal issues, bereavement, physical and mental health

Where’s your favourite place at UCL?

Within the wider University of London campus, it is SOAS’s Japanese roof garden.

Email: p.mclennan@ucl.ac.uk

Tom McMahon, Student Experience Manager

Tell us a little about yourself and your role

I’m the Student Experience Manager for The Bartlett. I look after projects and initiatives to help Bartlett students succeed academically and have their say on the UCL experience.  

When should students contact you

You can contact me with any queries on student representation or events for current students.

What can students discuss with you

You can discuss the experience of study at the Bartlett with me, particularly in relation to student feedback and events.  

Where’s your favourite place at UCL

Gordon Square is a really pretty and buzzing space, especially in the spring and summer. There’s even a bust of the famed Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore to admire. 

Email: t.mcmahon@ucl.ac.uk

Kamna Patel, Vice Dean Equality Diversity and Inclusion

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your role

I'm an Associate Professor in the Development Planning Unit and the Faculty's Vice-Dean overseeing our efforts for greater equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI). I want The Bartlett to be a place where equality and inclusion are lived experiences for students and staff. We have a webpage that details our approach to EDI and shows our activities - take a look here.

When should students contact you?

In each school or department of The Bartlett is an Inclusion Lead (formerly DEOLOs) that students should contact to discuss equality or inclusion issues they are concerned by. I am in touch with all the Inclusion Leads in our Faculty.

What can students discuss with you?

Student input into our EDI plans is valuable and important. So, if students want to share their ideas to make us better, then they can email me at bartlett-edi@ucl.ac.uk

Where’s your favourite place at UCL?

I love all the garden squares in Bloomsbury and am very lucky that the window from my office overlooks over Gordon Square. My favourite thing is to watch the trees change with the seasons.

Email: kamna.patel@ucl.ac.uk

Bartlett Student Reps

Undergraduate student rep

Lolly Griffiths

I am a second-year Architecture student, currently studying in unit 10 where I am exploring my interests in creating and sustaining communities within the built environment. My goals this year as Undergraduate representative are all centred around Equality, Diversity and Inclusion for our community, and creating the best experience possible for everyone as we all face new struggles. I am looking forward to talking with as many people as possible so please don't hesitate to get in touch!

Find my contact details on the Students' Union website

Postgraduate Taught Faculty Reps

Hao Zhang and Yanning Yang

As Faculty Reps we are responsible for representing for taught postgraduate students of the Bartlett. We are playing an active role in the development and enhancement of The Bartlett’s education provision, liaising with other reps and attending Faculty, University Committees and Union meetings.

Our Priorities

More information on our program and course. We will relentlessly seek information on processes of each stage of the study, teaching materials and assessment. We should be well informed in advance so we can prepare and plan our studies better.

Communication and inclusive extracurricular activities. We will strive to promote activities outside the classroom so that students of different clusters, different programmes, and different nationalities have the opportunity to meet and communicate. Even though we are everywhere, a rich and interesting extracurricular life is what we want to achieve.

Career and industrial insights. We will emphasize the importance of and demand for career advice. We will help to organise more career fairs and other relevant events. We will also be active to liaison with Bartlett alumni to share their experience with our current students.

Contact us

We are seeking out thoughts and opinions of the Bartlett taught postgraduate students, particularly those of Lead Departmental Reps and Course/Research Student Reps in the Bartlett. Feel free to contact us! Let our voice be heard and make positive changes for a better education!

Find our contact details on the Students' Union website

Postgraduate Research Faculty Rep

Ecem Ergin

I am a London-based architect, designer, and photographer, with a special interest in information technologies. Currently, a doctoral researcher at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, my work contributes to the debate surrounding the trustworthiness of digital media and the role of the built environment in informing the public.

Born in Istanbul, I hold a Professional Architecture Degree (B Arch) from Istanbul Technical University, and Post-Professional Architecture MS from Pratt Institute, New York. During my undergraduate, I spent one year at Politecnico di Milano and I recently completed a visiting researcher program at Yale University School of Architecture.

My work has been exhibited internationally including at the Media Architecture Biennale and London Design Festival. You can find about my recent publications here.

Find my contact details on the Students' Union website

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Connected Learning

Connected Learning at UCL explores our approach to learning and looks at how you can become a successful Connected Learner.

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Urban Skills Portfolio

If you want to hone your graphics skills, The Bartlett offers a series of online courses that you can take for free.

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Events

Find out about events across The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment by visiting our events page.

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The Bartlett's locations

The Bartlett is based in London with campuses in Bloomsbury and at Here East, in East London.

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The Bartlett's library

Home to books, journals and DVDs covering all of The Bartlett’s teaching and research interests.

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Welcome to London

Find out more about the cultural and academic resources on our doorstep and all the entertainment you can find.

Getting started at UCL

You've arrived at UCL, what next? As well as the useful information below, UCL's New Students page will guide you through your first few days at your new home.

Portico and Moodle

Manage your student status, fees, modules and more with Portico and Moodle. Use your UCL username and password to access these crucial services.

ISD: Email and wifi

Staying connected is essential at The Bartlett, and it all starts with your UCL Email and a good Wifi connection. UCL's Information Service Desk has put up handy guides for connecting to both.

UCL Go!

Need to find your lecture hall? Need to first figure out which lecture hall you're supposed to be at? The UCL Go! app includes maps of all of UCL's campuses, connects to your online timetable, has a phone directory of UCL staff, and more. 

Disability support

UCL welcomes applications from disabled students, aiming to promote and implement an inclusive learning and teaching environment, which allows students to study as independently as possible. Take a look at UCL’s Disability Support web page for more information on the support available for students with learning difficulties, disabilities and long-term health conditions.

Student Support and Wellbeing

Starting a new chapter in your life can be tough, and you never know what challenges life will throw your way. UCL's student support systems make sure you're never alone. From Psychological Services to Rights and Advice, take a look through the directory to find help for almost anything you might need.

Careers

It may seem like ages away, but your job hunt will be here sooner than you think. Whether you want help applying for internships, honing your CV or interview skills, or are just in need of some general advice, the UCL Careers office has it all. If you're looking to develop your entrepreneurial skills or start your own business, check out UCL Advances. 

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Take a look at The Bartlett’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion web page to find out more about EDI at The Bartlett, from policies to practice. There are lots of student groups to get involved in during your time at UCL; some are listed below:

Students' Union

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Want to join a club or society? Or do you just want to know the best place to grab a cheap pint after class? Students' Union UCL has you sorted. From gym memberships to Give it a Go activities and volunteering opportunities, they have everything you need.