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UCL Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities (GCSC): Getting Involved

We send an occasional short email newsletter featuring upcoming events related to the UCL GCSC, as well as other opportunities for you to get involved.

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Central to our vision for the UCL GCSC is our engagement with policymakers, practitioners, business, NGOs, opinion formers, prospective students and other academics.

UCL is London’s research and teaching powerhouse, and there are countless opportunities for you to engage with and inform our work on sustainable cities. Our activities include:


Research – in numerous interdisciplinary groups as well as in departments across 10 academic faculties.

Doctoral Training

Doctoral training – in 53 academic units and hundreds of funded doctoral places in UCL’s Centres for Doctoral Training, including:


Hundreds of undergraduate and graduate (research and taught) programmes – including those in:

  • Built Environment
  • Heritage Studies
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Urban Studies
  • Crime Science
  • Virtual Environments
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Environmental Design
  • Project Management for Construction
  • Urban Planning, Design and Management
  • Geoinformatics.


UCL Enterprise – including:

  • UCL Advances, which stimulates the culture of entrepreneurship and business interaction and brings business and UCL together
  • UCL Business, which maximises the commercial value of UCL’s intellectual property assets and carries out commercial transactions
  • UCL Consultants, who help provide access to the wealth of expertise at UCL and manage bespoke consultancy contracts.


Events – including public lectures, symposia and workshops, and exhibitions and events at our eight museums and collections.

Global Citizenship

Global citizenship – the ways in which we seek to prepare our students to respond to the intellectual, social and personal challenges that they will encounter throughout their lives and careers.

The UCL Public Engagement Unit – encouraging two-way communication between staff and external groups.

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