He admitted that facilities were under pressure following growth over the past decade, but said that the issues were being addressed through the development of UCL East and rental of other additional space.In October 2017 UCL's council voted to apply for university status while remaining part of the University of London.The UCL Adelaide satellite campus closed in December 2017, with academic staff and student transferring to the,In 2017 UCL disciplined an IT administrator who was also the,Notable UCL buildings in Bloomsbury include the,A number of important institutions are based near to the main campus, including the,In 2014 it was announced that UCL would be building an additional campus at the.It was revealed in June 2016 that the UCL East expansion could see the university grow to 60,000 students. As of March 2016, UCL had an "official count" of 29 Nobel affiliates as students or academics, and a further 11 as honorary graduates or honorary fellows.The Institute of Education (IOE) merged with UCL in December 2014. In August 2008, UCL formed.In 2009, the Yale UCL Collaborative was established between UCL.In November 2011, UCL announced plans for a £500 million investment in its main Bloomsbury campus over 10 years, as well as the establishment of a new 23-acre campus next to the Olympic Park in Stratford in the East End of London.In August 2012, UCL received criticism for advertising an unpaid research position; it subsequently withdrew the advert.In September 2013, a new Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) was established within the Faculty of Engineering, one of several initiatives within the university to increase and reflect upon the links between research and public sector decision-making.In October 2013, it was announced that the Translation Studies Unit of,In August 2015, the Department of Management Science and Innovation was renamed as the,UCL established the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) in 2015 to promote interdisciplinary research in humanities and social sciences. The present logo was adopted as part of a rebranding exercise in August 2005.UCL formerly made some use of a pseudo-heraldic "coat of arms" depicting a raised bent arm dressed in armour holding a green upturned open wreath.UCL's traditional sporting and academic colours of purple [rgb(96,40,153)] and light blue [rgb(102,204,255)] are derived from the arms.From its foundation the college was deliberately secular; the initial justification for this was that it would enable students of different Christian traditions (specifically.In recent years, the University has paid tens of thousands of pounds to settle sexual harassment claims but announced in 2018 that it would abandon non-disclosure settlements.UCL is a constituent college of the federal University of London, of which it was one of the two founding members in 1836 (the other being,UCL offers joint degrees with numerous other universities and institutions, including.UCL is a founding member of Knowledge Quarter, a partnership of academic, cultural, research, scientific and media organisations based in the knowledge cluster in the Bloomsbury and King's Cross area of London.In the 2018/19 academic year, UCL had an average of 7,700 academic and research staff, the highest number of any UK university, of whom 5,845 were full-time and 1,855 part-time.UCL has made cross-disciplinary research a priority and orientates its research around four "Grand Challenges", Global Health, Sustainable Cities, Intercultural Interaction and Human Wellbeing.In 2014/15, UCL had a total research income of £427.5 million, the third-highest of any British university (after the University of Oxford and Imperial College London).According to a ranking of universities produced by SCImago Research Group, UCL is ranked 12th in the world (and 1st in Europe) in terms of total research output.UCL submitted a total of 2,566 staff across 36 units of assessment to the 2014,UCL has offered courses in medicine since 1834, but the current.UCL is a major centre for biomedical research. It is the largest academic health science centre in the world, which treats more than 1.5 million patients each year, has a combined annual turnover of around £2 billion and includes around 3,500 scientists, senior researchers and consultants.The Centre was initially founded by UCL, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust (now Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust) in August 2008.According to the independent Thomson ISI Essential Science Indicators, which assesses organisations according to the number of highly cited publications produced, UCLPartners is ranked: first in the world for research into ophthalmology; second in the world (and first in Europe) for neuroscience; first in Europe for clinical medicine; and second in Europe for immunology.The UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (CBT) is an academic research centre connecting expertise and drawing knowledge from 8 UCL Departments. 41,180 students are enrolled at UCL: - 21,540 of these students come from the UK - 5,075 come from other EU countries UCL's vision is to transform the way that the world is understood, how knowledge is created and how problems are solved. – UCL Lunch Hour Lecture","The English Universities: From the German","The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1904: Sir William Ramsay","UCL's senior common room and the Boston marathon: emancipation in the 1960s, and now","College vote brings break-up of university a step nearer","University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – NHS hospital trust profile","Slavonic school to stay put after UCL merger","Language school keeps name in UCL merger","Director of Jill Dando Institute appointed","Imperial and UCL discuss merger to be world player","UCL merger halted to stop "damaging" rows","King's College London joins powerhouse of nanotechnology research","UCL School of Energy & Resources, Australia, to be established,"Brave new territory: University College London to open a branch in","Research intelligence – Transatlantic affair of the heart takes off in big way","BHP signs $10m deal to set up energy research facilities","UCL has sights set on new East End home","UCL to open huge tech and engineering campus","London Olympicopolis culture hub plan gets £141m funding","UCL and Imperial partner with Intel to create research institute",Advert for unpaid UCL research role withdrawn | General,"Bloomsbury institutions enter 'strategic partnership,"UCL set to merge with Institute of Education","Institute of Education will bring 'healthy dowry' to UCL marriage","UCL and IoE merger: a marriage of like minds?