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Professor Rebecca Empson’s Inaugural Lecture – ‘Life in the gap: amplifying lives that flourish along the edges’

By Leo Krapp
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

Leo Krapp, 3rd year BSc Anthropology student, reflects on Professor Rebecca Empson’s inaugural lecture.

Digging Deeper: The True History Behind Netflix’s ‘The Dig’

By Victoria Judith Igary
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

‘The Dig’ surprised both academics and the public alike in its fascinating approach on capturing an archaeological dig on the eve of WWII.

My Year Abroad Thanksgiving Experience

By Sophia Saeed
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

Sophia, final Year UCL Geography student, reminisces about her Thanksgiving experience in Canada whilst studying her year abroad at the University of Toronto last year.

3 highlights of my UCL journey

By Hamizah Afandi
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

Hamizah, recent UCL Archaeology graduate, reflects on her time at UCL and shares her three highlights of her undergraduate degree.

8 things I wish I knew before starting university

By Adwoa Amankona
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

As we look forward to welcoming our new students in September, Adwoa, UCL Geography student, shares her wisdom on how to navigate starting university.

Five top tips for getting a good night’s sleep

By Sophia Saeed
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

Sophia Saeed, third year UCL Geography student, shares her advice on how to get a good night’s sleep.

Returning to UCL in September

By Sophia Saeed
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

Sophia Saeed, third year UCL Geography student, shares how she is feeling about returning to UCL in September for her final year.

Dealing with psychological impacts of Covid-19 as a student

By Hamizah Afandi
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

Hamizah Afandi, final year UCL Archaeology student, shares her advice on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during these challenging and uncertain times.

Remote learning and overcoming procrastination during lockdown

By Adwoa Amankona
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

Adwoa Amankona, UCL Geography student, had to end her year abroad in Sydney early due to Coronavirus. Hear how she found remote learning back home and her tricks for dealing with procrastination.

Returning from my year abroad during Covid-19

By Sophia Saeed
AnthropologyDepartmentsEconomicsGeographyHistoryInaugural LectureInstitute of ArchaeologyPolitical ScienceStudent Voice

Sophia Saeed, third year UCL Geography student, shares her experience of having to leave her year abroad in Toronto early due to the pandemic.