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The next STEP: my traineeship and beyond!

Briony Fleming18 November 2020

In this blog, Caroline Francis, Community Engagement and Public Art Associate in the UCL Engagement Team, shares some of her highlights of working at UCL during the STEP traineeship, and also what she’s looking forward to during the rest of her time at UCL. Last Friday marked the end of my journey on the year-long […]

Junna Begum: My first foray into Trellis 2

Caroline Francis22 October 2020

  Newly appointed Trellis 2 Project Manager, Junna Begum, reflects on her first few weeks in post.

STEPping into lockdown

Caroline Francis2 September 2020

In this blog post, STEP trainee Caroline reflects on her experience of joining UCL Culture during the Coronavirus lockdown and working with the Engagement team.

Handling History with Sarah Dhanjal part 4

Caroline Francis12 August 2020

As part of a series looking at museum work that happens outside the public eye, we asked one of our longstanding workshop leaders about their experiences using different collections with primary school children. Sarah Dhanjal was an undergraduate and graduate student at UCL’s Institute of Archaeology and went on to a career working in engagement […]

What happened when we finally met: enabling collaboration during Covid19

Lizzy Baddeley6 August 2020

When the Community Engagement Team began our second programme of Trellis – a collaborative programme bringing together UCL researchers, artists and east London communities – we did not expect that those collaborations would need to be fostered during a global pandemic.

A workshop surrounded by bones: Inspiring the next generation part 3

Caroline Francis4 August 2020

This post is the third in a series on the Bio-robotics and Animal Movement Project, which is part of an outreach programme for secondary schools and colleges in east London. This article is written by Zhi-Cheng Wong, an undergraduate student on the BASc (Arts and Sciences) programme. She joined the Bio-Robotics and Animal Movement Schools […]

Self-isolation activity: make an animation from your bedroom part 2

Caroline Francis29 July 2020

This post is the second home animation activity created by Taylor Jack Smith, UCL alumni of the Slade School of Fine Art. In this blog Taylor discusses how to make a 3D animation using a smart phone and materials around your house. 

New Ways of Seeing: Printmaking as an Introduction to University Part 7

Mohammed Rahman22 July 2020

This post is the seventh in a series on the Printmaking Project, which is part of an outreach programme for secondary schools and colleges in east London. It focuses on the process of digitising the exhibition and is written by Shared Training an Employment Programme (STEP) trainee Mohammed Rahman.

Handling History with Sarah Dhanjal Part 3

Caroline Francis15 July 2020

As part of a series looking at museum work that happens outside the public eye, we asked one of our longstanding workshop leaders about their experiences using different collections with primary school children.

New Ways of Seeing: Printmaking as an Introduction to University

Caroline Francis8 July 2020

This post is the sixth in a series about the Printmaking Project, which is part of a programme for secondary schools in east London. It is written by Nia Fekri, a final year BA student at the Slade School of Fine Art.