The UCLU institution that is Club Neon returns for a Halloween special at Ministry of Sound. DJs on the night will be entertaining your ghoulish behaviour over 2 rooms, playing the scariest pop, cheese, house, dance, rnb and hip hop until the early hours! Find out more here.
Calling all UCL Sports people! Come to the Sports Focus Activities Network meeting this Thursday
Talk sport. Eat Pizza. Influence how sports activities are run at UCL.
Update 1: This is UCLU’s statement on the strike. We have also published an FAQ for students wondering what’s going on or how it will affect them.
Update 2: The UCL trade unions have called a protest in UCL’s Main Quad, calling on university bosses to agree to fair pay so the strike can be cancelled. Please join the protest at 1pm Tuesday 29 October!
Education charity IntoUniversity are looking for 15 male students to take part in an exciting mentoring project at IntoUniversity Lambeth with Year 11 boys from Archbishop Tenison’s School in Lambeth.
As your Education and Campaigns Officer at UCLU, I act as student representative on a wide range of UCL committees. Throughout the year I intent to write at least a brief summary of these committees, to bring the most important points to the attention of the students.
At present, UCL requires postgraduate research students to pay fees in just two instalments per year. This means large upfront costs - we’ve even heard that this has significantly delayed students from beginning their PhDs because they cannot afford the large initial payment. We’re opposed to any financial barrier to education, and UCLU and the Postgraduate Association will continue to campaign for free, funded education supported by a living stipend available to every student. But as long as fees exist, we want to make them as manageable as possible.
Thank you to everyone who submitted an application form for the London Varsity Series 2014. We now have a short list of sports and will announce the final Varsity sports on Monday 21 October.
For more information, please visit uclu.org/varsity.
UCLU is your Students’ Union. All UCL students can vote to elect representatives each year to direct the activities and campaigns of your Union.
Voting has opened. Click here to cast your votes.
You can also check out who’s running for what and what they’re promising you here.
Voting closes at 10am on Friday 18 October 2013.
“Green Week – 15th, 16th and 17th October.
UCL Green Week is taking place on the 15th-17th October 2013. This year, it’s all about different ways that you can make a positive impact during your time at UCL.
Have an idea for a great volunteering project? Want to develop your leadership skills and make a difference? If so, The Innovations programme is the place for you. UCLU’s Volunteering Services Unit will give you training and one-to-one support to help you turn your ideas into action. We’re also looking for leaders for some of our existing projects.
Last year, we supported 72 student-run projects, including: