Signing up to attend university in 2020/21 was a brave move for any student in summer 2020, given the uncertainty at the time about teaching, learning and the wider student experience. Those on undergraduate programmes have either had ‘normal’ time on campus (2nd and final year students) or are hopeful of a return to campus in the future (1st and 2nd year students). It is different, however, … More Student Reflections: Heather Little
When Prof Cloda Jenkins introduced our BSc Economics with a Placement Year degree, she had not envisioned supporting students out on placement with virtual home working or considered how best to advise students on the etiquette of online interviews and assessment centres. However, this is indeed what our placement students have had to contend with, like the rest … More Student Reflections: Phan Nguyen
It is over a year since UCL first moved teaching, learning and assessment online. Little did we know at the time that the changes we were making for an ‘emergency’ operating model would be in place for so long. Our students in second year of our BSc had their first year of studies interrupted, with formal … More Student Reflections: Emad Siddiqi
Next in our student reflection series is Benjamin, who is a first year and was in London for the most of the year. … More Student Reflections: Benjamin Hentschel
2020/21 at UCL Economics has been interesting on many dimensions, with many firsts. This includes having our largest first year intake ever, providing opportunities to students who met their offer requirements despite a difficult final year of secondary school. … More Student Reflections: Maha Khalid
The past year has been like no other – for all of us, but particularly so in the world of education which typically depends so much on bringing people together in a physical space. In higher education, this is often a meeting of minds from around the world, and at UCL Economics, we are particularly … More Student Reflections: Nadeer Hanfi
The past year has been like no other – for all of us, but particularly so in the world of education which typically depends so much on bringing people together in a physical space. In higher education, this is often a meeting of minds from around the world, and at UCL Economics, we are particularly … More Student Reflections: Tasnim Nodee
Happy beginning of the term! We’ve lined up two Economics Education Seminars to kick-start the new year. … More Economics Education seminar series for Term 1 2018-19 announced!
The start of the academic year is a particularly special time for us at CTaLE, because it means the start of one of our signature projects, the First Year Challenge (FYC). … More It’s #UCLFirstYearChallenge time again!
It’s that time of the year again – our students started classes this week, while we old hands tried to remember what worked last year and what didn’t. … More Happy New (Academic) Year