Abstract The case study was presented in person at the 2023 UCL Education Conference. It shared postgraduate students’ views from an ongoing UCL approved study with focus on the placement theme. In preparing health care students for practice, opportunities toContinue reading… Ready for Professional Clinical Practice Abroad?
Conference abstract This peer-to-peer buddying scheme with associated social and careers events was proposed, developed and delivered in partnership with students belonging to Careers Extra, our programme of enhanced careers support for UK undergraduate students from backgrounds under-represented at UCL.Continue reading… The Careers Extra buddy scheme
Abstract Effective engagement with students and employers is important to address issues and share ideas. Khaled et al. (2013) stated that the review and redesign of the curriculum must focus on the relevance of the programme to workforce needs andContinue reading… The Creation of a Cognate Programme with Extended Experiential Learning for International Students
Health and bioscience researchers increasingly need to work with complex data types, such as imaging and -omics data. This requires them to develop additional skills around image processing, data science, artificial intelligence, coding, and data management – areas not typicallyContinue reading… Creating imaging and digital literate researchers and clinicians through the Health & Bioscience IDEAS interactive training programme.
Since Covid-19, UCL has moved towards a ‘digital first’ approach for assessment. Despite significant advantages, technology-enabled assessment presents new challenges. One of these is a widespread concern in HE around student academic misconduct, now amplified by the advent of generativeContinue reading… Academic integrity at UCL: Student & Staff perspectives
Based on a research project that investigated a grassroots programme offering English language classes for precarious migrant workers (mainly cleaners) at the IOE, this talk discusses the challenges and opportunities of such initiatives in the context of wider dynamics ofContinue reading… Developing (language) learning opportunities for precarious migrant workers at HE institutions
Presenter: Craig Martin Format: Case Study/Individual presentation Abstract UCL’s aspirations for a future focussed education recognises the importance of embedding skills and experience across the curriculum in more systematic and consistent ways. This is of particular value for our widening participationContinue reading… Lessons Learned from universities who are widening participation: Supporting an unbounded approach to the reading practices of First Year Undergraduate students at UCL
Authors: Dr Charlotte Hammerton, Dr Carys Phillips, Dr Alison Sturrock, Mr Taylor Bennie and Dr Gil Myers In 2021 UCL medical school launched a new clinical electronic portfolio (e-portfolio), designed in partnership with students. Consistent with student feedback, this portfolioContinue reading… Future ePortfolios: striking a balance between promoting engagement and discouraging cheating
Exploring the Perceptions of International Postgraduate Pharmacists and Physiotherapists. Introduction Universities have a unique and critical role in helping to address the challenge of climate change. The environmental impact of international travel is well known. As London’s Global University, 53%Continue reading… Overseas Postgraduate Education: Motivations and Outcomes (OPEMO)
Background The demanding nature of medical school training is being increasingly acknowledged (Cottrell et al.,1994). Medical students often have large volumes of content to learn and have pressures arising from clinical placements. This intense academic environment means that students oftenContinue reading… The Role of Personal Tutors in Medical Schools