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Transformations: Editing Life in a Day

By Isabelle Osborne
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

Life In A Day is a documentary that captures the day of July 25th, 2020 from a global angle.

Poetry for Better Futures

By Deepali Foster
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

What do you think of when you hear the word “poetry”? Perhaps you picture Wordsworth marvelling at his yellow flowers, or the Insta-poet Rupi Kaur and her viral Tumblr-esque words.

How To Be a Critic

By Deepali Foster
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

Rachel Aroesti, a freelance journalist
gave UCL students a masterclass on how to be a critic.

How to speak so others will listen

By Isabelle Osborne
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

Gain an insight into the work of TEDx and the process of giving a TEDx talk.

Taming Dragons – a Glimpse Behind the Scenes in the publishing Industry

By Isabelle Osborne
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

An exciting event about the publishing industry for the Back to the Future programme.

Writing Your World

By Evie Robinson
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

The Back to the Future Summer programme opened with this exciting event.

Art Deco: A Literary Style?

By Ada Wordsworth
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

Professor Maria Rubins’ inaugural lecture explored the concept, one which she herself coined, of Art Deco literature.

How can Creative Health and Social Prescribing support health equity?

By Esme Elsden
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

Esme Elsden, UCL Doctoral Candidate, reviews Prof Helen Chatterjee’s UCL East Lecture on the role creative health & social prescribing have in reducing health inequalities.

Rediscovering a love for reading: how to make time to read more as a student

By Evie Robinson
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

Evie, a second year UCL English student, shares her advice on how to make time for leisure reading.

10 things I wish I knew before starting university

By Annabelle Brand
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

Annabelle (second year UCL English student) shares 10 things she wishes she had known before starting her degree.