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Introducing UCL X STEP Trainee: Jordan Abankwah

Jordan Abankwah19 May 2021

First off, I want to start off by saying hello to everybody at UCL – my name is Jordan Abankwah, your new Community Engagement and Public Arts Trainee, courtesy of east London’s Shared Training Employment Programme (STEP) Managed by Create Jobs. I’ll be working with the Community Engagement and Public Art team at UCL, whose […]

Newham Youth Map: a new digital resource for young people

Caroline Francis17 March 2021

This blog post is part of a new series exploring what UCL Community Engagement work has looked like during the Covid-19 pandemic. The article has been written by Mariana Faty Embalo and Irshad Chutoo who share their experiences of creating Newham Youth Map with Leah Lovett and Duncan Hay from UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis.   The […]

Co-designing services for young east Londoners during COVID-19 and beyond.

Caroline Francis10 March 2021

This article has been written by Diana Hysenaj and David Adesanya, two young people from east London, and is part of a new series exploring what UCL Community Engagement work has looked like during the Covid-19 pandemic. This project was supported with funding from UCL East as part of Listen and Respond. Fuse is a co-design project […]

Windrush Cricket – uncovering a hidden history

Caroline Francis4 March 2021

This article has been written by Montaz Marché, Research Assistant for Windrush Cricket and is part of a new series exploring what UCL Community Engagement work has looked like during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The project was supported with funding from UCL East as part of the Community Engagement Seed Fund. It is difficult to put […]

Covid-19’s effects on Diverse Ethnic Communities: a deeper understanding through co-production

Caroline Francis23 February 2021

This blog post is part of a new series exploring what UCL Community Engagement work has looked like during the Covid-19 pandemic. This article has been written by Suzy Kirby, Marketing/Communications Lead at Money A+E. The project was supported with funding from UCL Culture and UCL East as part of Listen and Respond. Prosperity: How […]

Learning in Lockdown: Ask the Expert has Launched

Caroline Francis6 January 2021

As the country enters its third national lockdown and with schools set to be closed until February half-term or longer, we have an exciting new project to help students stay engaged with learning at home.

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.

Introducing Ask the Experts: a new Schools Engagement project

Caroline Francis7 October 2020

Calling on UCL academic and professional staff to sign up to our new online Schools Engagement project ‘Ask the Expert’. This article has been written by STEP trainee, Caroline Francis. ‘Ask the Experts’ is an online project that aims to reconnect secondary school pupils with creative learning and help them discover more about different subjects […]