Olivia Rose

Olivia Rose
London University


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What UCL halls are really like, according to Trip Advisor

Apparently if you live in Ifor you’re only seconds away from being attacked by rabid squirrels

What does your area of London say about you?

If you live in West London you just need to stop

These are all the UCL Halls reopening this year

Less UCL Halls are opening, leading UCL to use private providers like Unite Stratford

University of London to close UOL clubs and societies

UOL announced it is likely its clubs and societies are to close with little warning and no student representation

UCL to use a ‘flexible approach’ to learning in Term 1

UCL confirms the campus and libraries will be open from September

The 11 things about Loop that we miss in Lockdown

All I want is a VK

UCL Law society tried to introduce a trial by combat option and people aren’t happy

At their recent AGM a ‘Trial by Combat’ amendment was proposed as joke to add to their constitution

UCL vs KCL football Varsity postponed due to coronavirus fears

Men’s and women’s football varsity both postponed

‘This makes a huge impact’: We spoke to Owen Jones and the students occupying UCL

Monday marked the first day of a week long, 24 hour occupation of UCL

Students occupy UCL main building and block Provost’s office

‘Liberate the University’ group has occupied the Wilkins building

UCL students kicked out of halls mid term

Residents are refusing to pay rent after being made to leave so late notice

Meet the UCL Ice Hockey team ready to make Imperial cry

Meet the team who will be destroying Imperial on the ice on Friday night

‘I don’t want coronavirus in our country’: UCL student victim of racist attack in Oxford Street

Jonathan Mok was attacked by a group of men in a racially motivated incident

Loop Clubbers of the Week: Reading Week edition

Less busy, but somehow messier?

UCL is the first Russell Group university to ban intimate staff-student relationships

The ban has been called ‘a wake up call’ by campaigners

UCL knew about allegations of falsified data a decade before formal investigation

An email from 12 years ago was recovered by Buzzfeed News

Someone ordered 3,600 face masks to UCL halls in wake of coronavirus

They ordered 3,600 moulded valve face masks

‘KOKO is saved’: Damage from KOKO fire was limited to roof of the building

The main stage is undamaged

Koko in Camden engulfed in flames as roof catches fire

People have been warned to avoid the area

UCL officially removes statue of Phineas due to links to ‘racially prejudiced’ colonial policies

The UCL Students’ Union voted for the removal of the Phineas Maclino statue from Phineas bar

London student beaten by police in 2010 strikes is still seeking justice nine years later

Alfie was left with a brain bleed

Loop Clubbers of the week

Aaaannnd we’re back post- reading week

UCL are calling Hong Kong exchange students back to the UK

They are offering to help with the cost of flights.

UCL study finds white Eurocentric males overrepresented in uni reading lists

Female, black and minority ethnicity academics were underrepresented on reading lists

Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness was in Tottenham Court Road McDonald’s

UCL students trying to get a post- Loop meal managed to get pics with him

Exclusive: Bran Stark is a fresher at UCL

Can you imagine seeing the three eyed raven in Loop

Sports teams in talks to move venue after Loop changes management

Is this the end of an era?

Meet the UCL student helping to organise the largest climate strike in UK History

She helped at the latest march which 100,000 people attended

UCL is the 9th BEST University in the UK

The Sunday Times ranked us 21 places higher than Kings (duh)

The Tab’s tips to help you settle into UCL

Welcome to UCL! Here’s how to handle the first couple of weeks

UCL thrashes Kings in The Times Higher Education Rankings 2020

We ranked a whopping 21 places above Kings

UCL graduate and Varsity rugby champion has died in his family home

He suffered a heart attack

UCL is OFFICIALLY the eighth best university in the world

Obviously we ranked 25 places higher than King’s

UCL students furious after car show leaves ExCel exam smelling like burnt rubber

There were also loud vehicle demonstrations during exams

UCL should cap student numbers – fight me

Maybe then I’d finally find a space in the library

KOKO has closed and it’s a complete disaster

Farewell sweet prince, see you in 2020