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Objectives

We created a set of Objectives, Priority Actions and Measures to help deliver the Global Engagement Strategy (GES).

Responsibility for delivery of the GES is shared across different parts of UCL.

Objectives


Objective 1: Intensify our efforts to recruit excellent and diverse students and enhance the global nature of our student experience

Priority Actions

  1. Continue to diversify our international student recruitment markets.
  2. Offer international opportunities to a higher proportion of our students.

Measures

  • Monitor international student market share (7.2% in 2013/14) against Russell Group comparators. Be in the bottom quartile of the Russell Group in terms of reliance on top five recruitment markets by 2020 (between middle and lower quartiles in 2013/14).
  • 30% of the UG student body will have some study, or experience, abroad as part of their degree programme by 2020, rising to 40% by 2025 from a 2013/14  baseline of 21.5%.

Objective 2: Extend our local and global knowledge

Priority Actions

  1. Establish a local UCL profile in one or more overseas locations.

Measures

  • Establish a substantial local UCL profile in at least one overseas location by 2018.

Objective 3: Facilitate partnership working

Priority Actions

  1. Establish at least three anchor partners. 
  2. Intensify UCL’s engagement with Europe.

Measures

  • Three to five anchor partners agreed by 2020.
  • Establish three institutional-level partnerships in Europe by 2019.

Objective 4: Develop our international capacity and skills

Priority Actions

  1. Establish a set of Global Leadership Competencies supported by related training programmes. 
  2. Consult on including international activity in academic promotion criteria.
  3. Foster an enhanced culture of collaboration on global engagement across UCL.

Measures

  • Agree a set of Global Leadership Competencies by September 2017.
  • Agree new promotion criteria by July 2017.
  • UCL’s ‘GES Delivery Forum’ set up before September 2017; the Delivery Forum,Vice-Dean International and regional Pro-Vice-Provost networks generate at leastthree new collaborative activities by January 2018.

Objective 5: Tell our global story better

Priority Actions

  1. Grow the UCL Summer School.
  2. Develop and implement the Global Engagement Communications Strategy.

Measures

  • 550 enrolments in summer 2018.
  • Increase reach and impact of communications in five priority countries, measured by an ‘impact score’ comprising media audience reach, article visibility and UCL prominence.