UCL Personal and Professional Development
Palgrave's Skills4Study Campus offers a number of modules to help you with your development at university. It's free for all UCL students with their UCL logins.
- Getting ready for academic study
- Reading and note-making
- Critical thinking skills
- Writing skills
- Referencing and understanding plagiarism
- Groupwork and presentations
- Exam skills
- Projects, dissertations and reports
- Employability and personal development
- Time management
- Confidence with numbers
- Research Principles
UCL provides the following resources to support your Personal and Professional Development. For further guidance on how to use these facilities in conjunction with each other see our PPD development guidance pages.
The PPD Framework provides access to a number of resources to help you develop specific areas.
Every student at UCL is provided with a Personal Tutor (a supervisor in research degrees), who will normally be a member of teaching staff but not necessarily teaching courses taken by their tutees. This will include facilitating personal and professional development in all years of study.
Palgrave's skills4studycampus provides 10 interactive
courses on: getting ready for academic study; reading & note-making;
writing skills; referencing & understanding plagiarism; critical
thinking; exam skills; groupwork & presentations; projects, dissertations and reports; employability & personal development; and time management.
The link below will ask you to enter your UCL username and password before directing you to the institutional login for the site.
UCL ChangeMakers supports you in running or getting involved in a project to innovate, enhance or improve your learning experience at UCL.
Being a UCL ChangeMaker will give you really valuable experience and skills. You will be supported throughout by a central UCL ChangeMaker Team who will help coordinate and guide the project so that it is relevant, effective and, hopefully, enjoyable. You will also get paid to do it.
Volunteering at UCLU
The Volunteering Services Unit (VSU) is UCLU’s dedicated facility for students who want to get involved with volunteering projects in the local community. You can give as much or as little time as you can spare; learning new skills, making friends, and contributing to other peoples’ lives.
UCL Library Services
Developed by UCL Library Services this resources helps users develop key information skills organised under 6 headings. Includes direct link to the training calendar and WISE
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