Pippa Vanderplank

Pippa Vanderplank
London University


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Meet the men’s Rugby team ready to keep London bleeding purple on Friday

The Strand Poly won’t know what’s hit them

The UCL men’s lacrosse varsity squad are preparing to destroy King’s on Friday

They’re hungry to make their Varsity wins a hat-trick

Meet the women’s Lacrosse team ready to crush King’s this Friday

Reigning champions and full of fresh talent

Bentham is going global: The UCL founder’s whole body is moving to New York

He better hate it and come home soon

Jeremy Bentham’s actual decomposing, severed head is now on display at UCL

It’s grim

We had a chat with one of the biggest names in UCL sport – Rugby’s Vice-Prez

He seems a fairly innocent chap

Finty Clowry is UCL’s BNOC of the Year 2017!

And she hasn’t even been to uni all year

UCL’s only been rated Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework – what does that really mean?

So apparently Aston, Bangor and Coventry are all better than us

Coldplay came back to Ramsay Hall today!

The lights finally guided them home

UCL makes the top 20 in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings

Third in the UK and on the up

UCL’s BNOC of the year 2017: Round Three

The third and final chance to crown your champion

UCL’s BNOC of the year 2017: Round Two

Keep those votes coming

UCL’s BNOC of the year 2017: Round One

Crown your winner

Disposable Perspectives: a UCL student’s exhibition of photos taken by refugees in Paris

The exhibition offers a platform for a group of men who suffered a great deal of media scaremongering

Meet the UCL student performing in Britain’s Got Talent’s live semi-final TONIGHT

The Bollywood team got a standing ovation from three of the judges at their audition

Here’s a round up of all of this year’s biggest exam blunders

You’d really think they could put a bit more effort in

Over 2,000 London students are working as sugar babies

661 at Westminster are currently working as sugar babies

This UCL grad wrote her dissertation on her own Tinder dates

And she’s never going near Tinder again

Increased security around UCL campus in response to Manchester attack

Students and staff are asked to report any suspicious behaviour

This is how young people will be voting in the snap election

Half of you are voting Labour

UCL study finds a link between your favourite clean eating Instagram accounts and increased risk of an eating disorder

Following health food Instagram accounts could lead to an obsession with healthy eating

Vigil for Manchester terror attack victims in Blackheath at 6pm today

Vigils are being held in cities across the country this evening

Get your nominations in for UCL’s BNOC of the Year 2017

Don’t pretend you don’t love it

Meet the Goldsmiths grad with over 12,000 Instagram followers for cartoon frogs

Whinging millennials have never looked so good

40 per cent of London students are planning to vote Labour in the upcoming election

26 per cent are voting Conservative

UCL ranks 10th in The Guardian 2018 university league tables

Can’t even see King’s from up here

Fossil Free campaigners spend the night on UCL Provost’s balcony

They also face threats of disciplinary action

Publication of UCL exam timetable delayed indefinitely

What a surprise

Meet UCL’s Conner Rowson: Gucci model, Maths student and football fanatic

Apparently topping The Tab London Power List isn’t the coolest thing that’s happened to him

The Women’s Lacrosse team are set to destroy KCL

Kings’ win last year was definitely a fluke

Fossil Free campaign group to host flashmob party in UCL Main Quad next Tuesday

Bust serious moves for serious issues!

Conner Rowson tops The Tab London Power List 2017

Damn, so influential

Fake news? Lecturer calls Telegraph article about Galton Must Fall ‘entirely misinformed’

The Galton Must Fall Campaign doesn’t seem to exist

London ranked third best student city in the world

Apparently it’s ‘got cheaper’

Made in Chelsea hotspot DSTRKT London to be investigated for ‘racist’ door policy

Clubbers have allegedly been turned away for being too ‘dark-skinned’

UCL ranked 9th most international university in the world

King’s didn’t make the top ten

We asked demonstrators at Downing Street what they thought of Trump’s Muslim ban

They weren’t too happy with him

Massive protest against Trump’s Muslim ban happening tomorrow

Over 10,000 people are going

UCL graduates are the 14th most targeted by top UK employers

King’s didn’t even make the list!