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Message from the President of Imperial College London on the EU Referendum

"Imperial College London is, and will remain, a European university, whatever your view of the referendum outcome. We are very proud of the innovations, ideas and inspiration that come from the European members of Imperial’s global community. We are determined that political changes will not hold Imperial back from delivering excellence in research and education for the benefit of global society. We will vigorously defend our international values if they are threatened and will continue to think and act internationally. Our European students, staff and partners are crucial to the current and future success of this great university, and we look forward to continued strong ties with Europe and the world over the coming years. We are urgently seeking clarification from the government on the visa and fee status of non-UK European Union students, as well as other key policy areas for the College as the UK negotiates its future relationship with Europe. We will update the community, a…

Joint meeting with the Tri-Borough Public Health Team

On Friday June 23, the Imperial School of Public Health held a joint meeting with the Tri-Borough Public Health Team, which covers the London boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, and Westminster. We had a productive meeting in which we discussed areas for collaboration for health improvement in NW London.

President’s 2016 Awards and Medals for Excellence in Teaching

Many congratulations to academic GPs Dr Sonia Kumar, Dr Joanne Harris, Dr Rosalind Herbert and Dr Elizabeth Muir for being recognised for their contribution to teaching at Imperial College London. Sonia Kumar received the President’s Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Excellence, the highest award for teaching at Imperial College. Dr Joanne Harris, Dr Rosalind Herbert and Dr Elizabeth Muir received the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Of the 14 awards made for teaching excellence at Imperial College London in 2016, four were made to academic GPs, which reflects the excellent work of the Undergraduate Teaching Unit in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health.