Teaching & Learning


About us

Professor Kathleen Armour, Vice-Provost (Education & Student Experience) leads UCL's education provision and flagship excellence projects, part of UCL's Strategic Plan 2022-27.

Professor Armour and her team drive improvements in:

  • personalising student support
  • putting research and enquiry at the heart of learning
  • improving assessment and feedback
  • developing student engagement and leadership
  • revitalising postgraduate taught education
  • creating a teaching estate to meet our needs
  • enriching digital learning
  • preparing students for the workplace and the world

What we do

Led by Professor Kathleen Armour, Vice-Provost for Education and Student Experience, we create the framework for improvement to UCL teaching and learning, putting teaching on a par with research.

Using the education strategy as our road map, we work with Education Services and the Higher Education Development & Support Institute (HEDS) to give support and resources to faculties and professional services.

We look outward, managing UCL’s submission to the Teaching Excellence Framework, responding to government policy and broader external pressures.

We look inward, running the institutional surveys like New to UCL, NSS and PTES and we use the data to measure our success and inform our direction.

We deliver extra-curricular programmes like the Laidlaw Research and Leadership programme for the benefit of the entire institution, exemplifying a key aspect of the education strategy: research-based education.

At the moment, we are leading institution-wide improvement projects on:

We monitor our progress through:

Meet the team

We deliver our objectives through the following functions: 

Meet the full Education & Student Experience team

Where to find us

Address: 48 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PJ
Email for general enquiries: vpeducation@ucl.ac.uk