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Seven questions with Lik-Ren Tai

This week meet Lik-Ren Tai, who works as a Mobile Heritage Science Lab Technician providing technical research support to students and staff in the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage.

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Advice for international students travelling in Europe

You’ve got your Schengen visa, you’ve booked your plane tickets, you’ve reserved your accommodation and you’ve started brushing up on your French, German, Danish and Dutch. You’re all set for your trip to Europe! Follow the advice below to make sure you have a safe and trouble-free time across the Channel.

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From Singapore to Seville, Texas to Toronto: where will Study Abroad take you?

Are you interested in studying abroad as part of your UCL degree in 2017/18? Visit the Study Abroad Fair on Friday 28 October from 4pm to-6pm in the Jeffery Hall, UCL Institute of Education. You’ll have the chance to find out more about where you could go and how to apply.

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Seven questions with UCL iGEM

This week meet the UCL iGEM team, made up of UCL Biomedical Engineering, Life Sciences, Biochemistry and Master’s degree students. Team representative Abbie Rogan gives us the lowdown on behalf of iGEM.

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The Economist event: The world of work is changing. Stay ahead

Today’s world of work is completely different from anything that’s gone before. Automation is everywhere. There are completely new kinds of jobs. Fresh new ways to define success. How do you succeed in a jobs market that’s changing by the day?

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The Orwell Prize moves to UCL

Prestigious political writing award The Orwell Prize has moved to the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies.

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Free IT qualification for postgraduates

Places are still available for UCL’s 2016/17 European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) programme for postgraduates.  The ECDL is an internationally recognised IT qualification and is offered free each year at UCL to a limited number of students. 

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5 reasons to check out a UCL Lunch Hour Lecture

Our latest series of Lunch Hour Lectures kicks off this week, offering the unique opportunity for you to sample the exceptional work taking place at UCL, in bite-sized chunks. Taking place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 13:15–13:55 in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, the free lectures cover a range of fascinating topics, from physics to philosophy.

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Seven questions with Maya Abraham-Steele

This week, meet Maya Abraham-Steele a third year student who is studying for an English BA. Maya extols the virtues of the periodicals reading room at Senate House Library, as well as the pancakes at My Old Dutch.

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UCL Study Abroad: information sessions (12 & 13 October)

Have you considered spending a year studying abroad as part of your UCL degree? Are you keen to meet new people, be exposed to a different academic environment and challenge yourself by living overseas?

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UCL Careers Essentials: helping you find your future

New for the 2016/17 academic year, UCL Careers has launched a series of lunchtime talks and experiential workshops providing insight, advice and interactive opportunities to engage with all aspects of careers management and navigating selection processes.

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