5th Annual UC Alumni BBQ in London

Two weeks ago, we had the pleasure of celebrating the 5th Annual UC Alumni BBQ in central London. As UCEAP staff, we helped out our colleagues at the UC Trust UK to put on their fun annual event in one of central London’s beautiful secret gardens! Over 100 people representing almost all 10 UC campuses…

Thank You Mentors of Spring 2017!

Each semester, students in London have the chance to sign up for our Mentorship Programme, where we match students with UC alumni working in London. It’s a really fruitful and special opportunity for different generations of current and previous students of the UC system to bond over being abroad or for students to get advice…

Networking with Alumni Event: Spring 2017

Last night I had the pleasure of putting together my second Networking with Alumni Event, and I daresay it was even more successful than my first! The promise of guacamole filled burritos always entices students to come out, but I’m happy to report that we had quite the impressive turnout, with nearly a third of…

How to Interview like a CEO

Last week, we had the pleasure of attending an event put on by the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network, called ‘Getting to the Top – An Insider’s View to C-suite Recruitment’. We heard from Ms. Rae Sedel, a Director at leading Executive Recruiters Russell Reynolds, and she gave the audiences tonnes of insightful tips on how…