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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.

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 […]

Black Lives Still Matter: inclusion and diversity in our work

Caroline Francis5 November 2020

 This blog has been written by Briony Fleming (Community Engagement Manager) and Caroline Francis (STEP trainee).

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 […]

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.

A workshop surrounded by bones: Inspiring the next generation part 2

Caroline Francis1 July 2020

This post is the second 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.

A workshop surrounded by bones: Inspiring the next generation part 1

Caroline Francis26 June 2020

This post is the first 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. It is written by final year BASc Arts and Sciences student, Maisha.