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  • Tuition Fee Refunds

    Working on it

    Many of you have contacted us about tuition fee refunds. We are developing a policy position on this that will be debated at an upcoming Zone meeting. However, in the meantime we fully support NUS' Student Safety Net campaign which calls on the Government to issue reimbursements of fees or a debt write off, amongst other aims.

    UCL have said that although they can't refund tuition fees, but they will work with us on mitigation for lost academic experiences, including additional educational support for students when they graduate. We are working to make this as robust as possible. 

    UCL's Current Position

    The UK Government Department for Education has made clear that you should not expect any refund if you are receiving adequate online learning and support. However, if you don’t feel you are receiving adequate online learning and support, you have recourse through UCL’s Student Complaints process. Read the full letter to students from Professor Anthony Smith, Vice-Provost (Education and Student Affairs) here.

     

Ashley’s working to transform your educational experience by listening and communicating your needs to senior leaders at UCL, including the Provost. Both honestly and forcefully, Ashley will be fighting for your education. Read what she’ll be fighting for this year

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Caring. Passionate. Silly.

I was involved with…

Student representation and student mentoring.

I study…

Neuroscience

I ran for election because…

I have a belief that education can be transformative and that every student has the right to that experience.

Something you don’t know…

I once drove a ~600 mile round trip…for cake.