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Provost’s View: Why we must reach out more than ever in a post-Brexit world

Welcome back for what promises to be an exciting, and transformative, year at UCL. Whether you were working on your research, preparing for teaching for the next academic year, working in professional services or relaxing and taking a vacation, I trust you had a good summer.

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UCL graduate open day

UCL will be holding a graduate open day on 23 November; this event is open to the public and we anticipate 2000-2500 attendees.

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Spotlight on Cengiz Tarhan

This week the spotlight is on Cengiz Tarhan, Managing Director, UCL Business (UCLB).

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UCL New Students Newsfeed closure

After almost 4 months of posts, the UCL Newsfeed will be coming to a close on 23 September. Thanks to the generous and creative contributions of staff and students, the Newsfeed has been a huge success.

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Spotlight on Dr Katherine Woolf

This week the spotlight is on Dr Katherine Woolf, Senior Lecturer and Divisional Deputy Lead for Research, UCL Medical School.

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Spotlight on Liz Saul

This week the spotlight is on Liz Saul, Communications Officer, Office of the Vice-Provost (Development).

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Lori Houlihan announced as new UCL Vice-Provost (Development)

UCL has today announced that its Development and Alumni Relations Office will become the Office of the Vice-Provost (Development) (OVPD), with current Executive Director Lori Houlihan taking up the role of Vice-Provost (Development) reporting to UCL President and Provost, Professor Michael Arthur.

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Implementation of UCL pay award for 2016/17

The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) has informed Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) participating in the 2016-17 national pay round (including UCL) that they may now implement the employers’ final pay offer. This consists of 1.1% on all points from 1 August 2016, with higher uplifts to the lower points on the national pay spine, as follows:

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Spotlight on Celine West

This week the spotlight is on Celine West, Head of Learning & Access, UCL Culture.

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Workshop for staff: the benefits of effective student inductions

On Wednesday 7 September, from 12:30–2.00pm, Student Support and Wellbeing will be running an information session for staff about running effective inductions for students. This session is most relevant for staff responsible for organising departmental inductions.

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The Provost and unions press the government on EU/EEA citizens’ status

On 18 August, UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur and UCL’s campus trade unions and UCLU released a joint statement to the Prime Minister and MPs calling for the government to make a clear, up-front guarantee that all currently resident EU/EEA citizens in the UK will be entitled to continue to stay, study and work in the country following the UK’s exit from the EU.

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Making your department more inclusive

UCL has a diverse community of staff and students that makes UCL a dynamic and innovative place to work and study. There may be occasions where managers need guidance or advice so that they are able to support diverse teams, for example, if a colleague is dealing with mental health issues, trying to balance their work and family life or worried about discussing their sexuality at work.

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