Coleman travelling by 'Boris Bike'

An interview with Coleman Dennehy

UCL History chats to our newest Visiting Research Fellow, Dr Coleman Dennehy from University College Dublin: Coleman, what attracted you to coming to UCL on secondment? “I would have to say I found UCL attractive on a number of different levels. In the first instance, its reputation for both teaching and research. It is staffed…

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It’s always sunny in Cairo

It is Saturday, 10 January 2015, and I am on my way back from Cairo in time for the start of term. This is one of the few times in the year when the temperatures in London and the capital of Egypt are the roughly the same although one sees rather more of the sun…

Alex at the University of Michigan

What is it like to study abroad?

One of the main reasons I applied to UCL was for the opportunity to study abroad. I chose to go to the University of Michigan for my year abroad because of the contrast to London I thought the experience would provide. Situated in the leafy traditional college town of Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan…

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‘Making History’ Year 12 Summer School

Last week UCL History welcomed twenty-nine students from schools across England to our residential summer school. Collaborating with some of our finest historians, they worked on research projects drawn from one of our first year modules, ‘Making History’. We tackled some of the big questions that historians are faced with, whatever their area of expertise.…