The UCL Academy will be closed to students on the following days this week:
Wednesday 11 December - from 2.30pm
Thursday 12 December - all day
In response to numerous requests, we have extended the deadline for applications. Applicants who submit their applications before the original deadline will still be informed of the outcome of their applications in Janurary 2014.
The Performance Faculty invite you to a celebration of student’s work and achievements in the Assembly Hall on Tuesday 17 December. Doors open 6.15pm to view the exhibitions and displays, with the show starting at 6.45pm. Tickets will be on sale from Monday 9 December.
Click here to see the poster.
At this week’s SSAT conference, Michael Fullan, Andy Hargreaves, Tim Oates, Guy Claxton and Bill Lucas spoke eloquently on the need for a rich curriculum and pedagogy that developed knowledge, skills and
Mr Bowen and Mr Gratton gave an excellent workshop on the UCL Academy's approach which was a real success; many delegates commented that theirs was the best workshop that they had attended. I am very proud of the way they presented our work in such influential company.
More information on the conference can be found through the following link: http://www.ssatuk.co.uk/ssat/national-conference-2013/
21 November 2013 Dr Francisco Diego, Physics
5 December 2013 Dr Daniel Richardson, Psychology
16 January 2014 Prof Mark Miodownik, Engineering
30 January 2014 Dr Sarah Zerbes, Maths
6 February 2014 Dr Nick Lane, Biology
27 February 2014 Dr Lucie Green, Space Science
13 March 2014 Prof Imran Rasul, Economics
3 April 2014 Dr Dave Rowley, Chemistry
All lectures will take place at 4.30 – 5.30pm in the Academy’s lecture theatre.
Prize Giving Event
The UCL Academy's inaugural awards evening took place on Thursday 24 October 2013 at the famous Bloomsbury Theatre. The evening celebrated achievement, progress and academic excellence across the Academy. Prizes were awarded to Level 1 and Level 3+ students by the Chair of Governors, Professor David Price and Principal of UCL Academy, Geraldine Davies.
Ms Davies said;
'We as a school are delighted to have the opportunity to mark the first birthday of the school and to celebrate what we have all achieved in the short period of time with the University College London.
I look forward to exciting opportunities and challenges in our second year.'
Click here for pictures.
As part of the climate change ambassador self-directed option, we are planning to build a greenhouse from recycled plastic bottles.
The UCL Academy received the go-ahead to begin constructing and urgently need as many empty, clear plastic bottles as possible. We require at least 2,000 1 or 2 litre bottles to make the project a success.
Bottles are currently being stored in the bike storage area. A prize will be awarded to the person who brings in the most bottles.
Please contact Ms Elusade if you have any questions.
Mandarin at the UCL Academy
Mandarin Chinese is one of the fastest growing languages in the world. Read the article below from the TES to find out about Mandarin lessons at the UCL Academy:
'Chinese infusion', TES on 13 September 2013.
The UCL Academy is housed in brand-new, purpose-built accommodation on Adelaide Road in Swiss Cottage, North London. To see a computer generated film of our building please click here.
The UCL Academy Food Menu Below