Farah Sheikh

Farah Sheikh
London University


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The Elizabeth line is finally opening tomorrow

After 13 years of construction, we can finally travel on the much-anticipated purple line

‘I broke that three days in’: London students on their New Year’s resolutions

It takes a true warrior to go to the toilet without a phone

UCL’s new East campus is opening in September

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at East Bank will be home to the new UCL East campus

Clubbers of the Week: Scala Edition

Sports Night moving to Scala is proving to be a whole new level of wild

50 of the best Harry Potter memes to celebrate the franchise’s 20th anniversary

Harry Potter recently celebrated its 20th anniversary – feel old yet?

UCL announce in-person graduation ceremonies for 2020 and 2021 graduates

The announcement was made on the Students’ Union UCL Instagram page

TeamUCL moves Sports Night from Loop to Scala

The change was announced two days after a sexual assault allegation at Loop

UCL appoints external agency to investigate racist and sexist allegations at Bartlett

Former students have made claims of sexist and racist behaviour at the Bartlett

Students say there is a silverfish infestation at Unite Students x LSE accommodation

Sidney Webb House residents have sent Whatsapp group messages about the silverfish

The seven types of people you’ll encounter on LinkedIn

We’ve all wanted to murder a success story student at least once

Four London unis make top 40 in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022

Imperial, UCL, LSE, and Kings are all considered some of the best unis in the world

15 amazing things to do in London this summer

From art installations to prison bars, London has it all

Imperial and UCL make the top 10 in QS World University Rankings 2022

Imperial and UCL have been ranked seventh and eighth respectively

Student Central is closing down and removing its pool

Birkbeck is purchasing the building’s lease

What the Twickenham Stadium walk-in vaccination event was really like, from people who went

We spoke to some of the thousands who went on bank holiday Monday to try and get the vaccine

This is how finalists are planning to celebrate their graduation in 2021

Getting drunk is a popular choice

LSE Fee Strike Rally held to protest the university’s ‘indifference’

Jeremy Corbyn was among the list of speakers

Extinction Rebellion activists smash at least 19 windows protesting at Canary Wharf HSBC

They were protesting ‘links to fossil fuels’

Almost £20k donated to UCL Lebanese student who was ‘two days from being homeless’

‘I know for a fact that everyone put the same amount of love into every donation, and that’s the only currency that matters to me’

After a year of online learning, here’s a list of things I’ve learnt

I am never taking face-to-face teaching for granted again

UCL wins the Green Gown Award for Climate Action

UCL has been working towards becoming a zero-carbon institution through their Positive Climate campaign

Iconic Camden venue KOKO is set to reopen in spring 2022

Finally we can go on a Friday night out to Antics at KOKO

UCL and Imperial both make QS University World Rankings top 10

UCL has also shone in the individual subject rankings alongside LSE

Meet the UCL student who’s about to take on Antartica in the fight against climate change

She’s going on an expedition with polar explorers to investigate the impact of global warming on the region

22 things that are guaranteed to happen on every London night out

Did you even go on a night out if you didn’t experience these?

UCL reduces grade boundary for a first to 68.5 as part of no detriment policy

All boundary classification borderlines have been adjusted by one per cent accounting for “outlier modules”

UCL Students’ Union announces amended and enhanced Extenuating Circumstances

This is the latest update from the Examination and Assessment Contingency Panel

UCL announces principles for an ‘assessment support package’ this year

So the staff have a full no detriment policy but we’ve been given the same three principles that we already found out last week?

Updates: Which London university accommodations have announced rent changes?

Has your university accommodation made any changes to rent payments? Find out here

UCL launches their ‘Let’s Talk about Race’ campaign

It’s high time that we Talk About Race

London clubs could be converted into temporary vaccination centres

I’ll have a VK with my vaccine please

LSE waives rent for students who will not be returning to campus

LSE will be allowing students to have their fees waived or end their contract

Save the Rave is helping to support all your favourite London Clubs and here’s how you can help

The pandemic has put a halt to everything, including the nightlife industry. Don’t want to lose your favourite clubs? Here’s how you can get involved, Save the Rave!

UCL update on students travelling home for Christmas

A rapid Covid-19 test will be available for students

UCL Term 2 and 3 to remain online

Teaching and assessment will likely resemble that of Term 1

UCL Online: a guide on how to survive virtual learning

Online lectures aren’t background noise!!!

UCLove just disappeared from Facebook, showing once again 2020 just isn’t giving up

UCLove? More like UCLost

There are people living in trees for the Stop HS2 protest

Extinction Rebellion and Stop HS2 protests have been happening at Euston and various other locations.

BREAKING NEWS: There are reported cases of Covid-19 at three UCL halls

John Adams, St Pancras Way and Langton Close have all reported covid cases

UCL reinstates their rent guarantor scheme

They had suspended it earlier this year