UCL East


Current projects

The community engagement team deliver a range of activities to support the development of engagement in UCL East.

Creating Networks

Creating Connections East

Creating Connections East brings together UCL staff and postgraduate students with representatives from community organisations, charities, residents’ groups, social enterprises and statutory organisations in east London, with the aim of finding ways to work together.

Find our more about Creating Connections East

Supporting Partnerships

The Trellis Project

Trellis delivers a range of activity designed to support and facilite University-Community partnership working. This includes events, funding and training.

Find out more about Trellis

Offering Funding

Listen and Respond

Listen and Respond is an initiative to explore how UCL as a whole can best “Listen and Respond” to the needs of communities and the voluntary sector in London as they confront and recover from COVID19. In partnership with UCL Student's Union Volunteering Service, the initiative is supported with funding from UCL East, UCL Culture and Innovation and Enterprise.

Find out more about Listen and Respond

Community Engagement Seed Fund

The Community Engagement Seed Fund is a new fund distributed by the community engagement team. UCL Staff and Students can apply for funding to help them build, develop and catalyse relationships with east London communities.

Find out more about the Community Engagement Seed Fund

Beacon Bursaries

Bursaries are part of a strategic programme of activities that aim to embed public engagement as a normal, valued activity for UCL staff and postgraduate research students.

Find out more about Beacon Bursaries

Delivering Training

Train and Engage

Train and Engage is the flagship training and funding programme for UCL postgraduate research students.

Register to attend Train and Engage

Knowledge exchange and community engagement training

In order to build capacity at UCL for researchers to participate in community engagement and knowledge exchange, we are working to expand and digitise our training offer.

Find out more about training