Must Galton Fall?

Following in the footsteps of the much-contested #RhodesMustFall campaign at Oxford, UCL students are now asking themselves: must Galton fall? Francis Galton (1822-1911) was – and remains still – a very controversial figure in our institution. He was a polymath and a prolific writer, publishing about 340 books and articles, but he was also the…

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…

History student Jessica Turner wins at Henley

UCL History student Jessica Turner, who is graduating this September, was part of the UCL Boat Club’s Senior Women’s squad who won the Academic Eights at the Henley Women’s Regatta in June. The event took place over three days (with a time trial on the first day) and the UCL crew had to race Nottingham…