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New Ways of Seeing: Printmaking as an Introduction to University Part 2

Mohammed Rahman13 May 2020

This post is the second in a series about the Printmaking Project, which is part of programme for secondary schools and colleges in east London. It is written by Mataio Austin Dean, a final year BA student at the Slade School of Fine Art.

Self-isolation activity – make an animation from your bedroom part 1

Mohammed Rahman6 May 2020

This Blog has been written by Taylor Jack Smith: Slade School of Fine Art alumnus. This is part of a series of blog posts highlighting and sharing the work of the Schools Engagement team and their network of staff, students and volunteers.

Grant Museum Takeover Workshop: STEP Trainee Reflection

Mohammed Rahman8 April 2020

Hi, it’s Mohammed Rahman, the STEP Trainee (Shared Training and Employment Programme) at UCL Culture. In this blog post I’m going to reflect on my involvement with a schools outreach programme for a Grant Museum Takeover Day and my first four months at UCL Culture in general. My placement at UCL Culture has been split […]

Make an Impression: From Conception to Realisation

e.edem-jordjie21 May 2019

This blog has been written by Edinam Edem-Jordjie, a STEP Intern with the UCL East Community Engagement Team.  (STEP) ping into place In the North Cloisters, from the 12th April until the 24th May, UCL Culture presents ‘Make an Impression: Prints from East London schools’. A new exhibition featuring 90 small scale black and white […]

Why the brain matters: Public Engagement in The Gambia

Briony Fleming19 February 2019

This blog has been written by Laura Katus,  PhD Student  in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychiatry Section, based in UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. For me as a neuroscientist, there’s hardly anything more exciting than the human brain. When embarking on a PhD in a community where neuroscience thus far hadn’t been a […]

“If they haven’t all died out, why can’t I meet one?”

Briony Fleming28 November 2018

 This blog has been written by Josie Mills: a student engager currently undertaking a PhD in Archaeology. What is a Student Engager? There are 17 of us in total, who you might meet and chat to in any of the three museums around campus: UCL Art Museum, the Grant Museum or the Petrie Museum. We […]