University College London (UCL) is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, … Continue reading UCL is ‘Hostile to Free Speech’ on Campus, Study Says
University College London (UCL) have released information in a Freedom of Information request based around cyber-attacks. The information released was interesting, including the revelation that over 500 cyber-attacks were thwarted in a 15-month period. While this figure might seem high – this figure is a reflection on the world we live in – with cyber-attacks becoming an inevitable part of life in a technology-oriented world. … Continue reading Cyber-Attack Statistics Revealed for University College London
Staff members across several Universities in the United Kingdom will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The strike will be affecting several Universities based in London. Brunel University, City University, Goldsmiths University, Imperial College London, King’s College London, Queen Mary, Royal Holloway, SOAS and UCL are all set for strike action. The news has caused concern for students – … Continue reading London Universities Set for February and March Strike Action
As expected, the event that saw prominent Israeli speaker Hen Mazzig appear at University College London didn’t pass without incident, with controversy emanating from the event on several fronts. From the outset, UCL attracted criticism for inviting Mazzig to the campus, especially after his previous visit in October 2016 ended in chaos. Secondly, UCL’s student’s union – who are meant to represent all students – … Continue reading UCL’s Student’s Union Shares ‘War Criminal’ Image on Instagram
Researchers at University College London (UCL) have compiled a study on the modern-day 14 year-old, with some surprising results! It appears that the days of rebelling via smoking, alcohol and drugs is gone, with technology helping to usher in a new era where computer hacking has become the norm! How times have changed. This study was part of the Millennium Cohort Study. Read on for … Continue reading UCL Study Looks at the Modern-Day 14 Year Old
A review has placed University College London (UCL) in the top ten in Universities in the United Kingdom for the number of graduates being targeted by ‘top employers’. This comes as great news for students at UCL, who will take substantial confidence from this result – with it abundantly clear that top companies are interested in the graduates from this University! The review came from the … Continue reading UCL In Top Five for Sought-After Graduates for Employers
In a move that has surprised many and created a polarised response, a prominent Israeli speaker is set to appear at University College London for a talk, two years after chaos ensued following his last visit. Hen Mazzig is a Pro-Israeli activist, writer and ex-soldier. He is well-respected by many. Previously in 2016, his appearance at UCL led to violent protests. Mazzig’s proposed appearance at … Continue reading Prominent Israeli Speaker Invited to Return to UCL, Sparking Controversy
University College London caused a storm on Twitter, as they apologised for a ‘racist’ Tweet about a ‘white campus’. What started as an innocuous Tweet about the possibility of snow interrupting the day’s proceedings at the University snowballed (pun intended) into a controversy, eventually leading to another Tweet to apologise. However the apology has arguably caused even more of a controversy. Take a look at … Continue reading UCL Apologises For ‘White Campus’ Tweet
Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at University’s across the United Kingdom at library’s. Part of our ongoing study focused on University College London, where it was revealed students spent £87,195.47 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is well above the average value seen at UK institutions. Putting this figure into perspective – with around 37,000 students … Continue reading Revealed: How Much Did UCL Students Spend on Library Fines?
The years spent as a student often contribute towards the happiest years of your life. Regardless of where you study, you get a level of freedom you won’t get at any other stage in life. Moreover, you can enrich yourself by taking part in a range of events, whether sporting or social. And yet, the student life in London presents several more benefits than anywhere … Continue reading 10 Great Things About Being a Student in London
UniEel is always on the look-out for writers to join our team! If you are a student at one of our seventy institutions – then there isn’t anything stopping you! We don’t require you to have experience, really don’t mind if your grammar isn’t perfect, and in general, we think anyone can make a contribution to our site! You can be the voice of … Continue reading Your University Community Needs You!