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    How to answer UC's Personal Insight Questions

    About to start the Personal Insight Questions for the UC undergraduate application? Here are some helpful tips on what the questions are about and what they cover.

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    Help keep the University of California affordable

    Today's students deserve the same great UC education as previous generations. Let's grow California together.

  • President Obama at UC Irvine commencement

    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

    President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.
  • Randy Schekman

    Nobelist Schekman on the value of public higher ed

    Nobel laureate Randy Schekman is a UC Berkeley professor and a UCLA alumnus. From the pinnacle of achievement, Schekman credits public higher education as the foundation of his success. Schekman will participate in UC's Graduate Research Day, calling for more student support.

  • Middle school students create college prep mobile apps

    College prep via app design

    UC Irvine

    Coached by UC Irvine students, middle school teams learn STEM skills by creating educational smartphone games.
  • UCLA to go tobacco-free in April

    UCLA

    Dump your cigarettes, cigars and chew. Come April, they'll be prohibited on campus as part of a UC-wide push to promote health and end tobacco use.
  • Study abroad still fresh at 50

    UC Newsroom

    UC Education Abroad Program introduces shorter sessions to increase accessibility for students yearning for the study abroad experience.

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  • University of California troubled by proposed changes to sexual harassment rules

    University of California’s Interim Systemwide Title IX Coordinator Suzanne Taylor issued a statement today (November 16, 2018), following the U.S. Department of Education’s announcement of proposed federal changes to Title IX policy, which will affect how schools handle cases of sexual harassment, including sexual violence.  

  • UC innovators sought for Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

    The University of California today (Nov. 16) launched the third annual UC Entrepreneur Pitch Competition, a systemwide effort to connect new and veteran UC entrepreneurs with coaching, resources and exposure to a network of investors to advance and scale their startups.

  • UC statement on 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision on DACA

    The University of California applauds today’s decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that keeps in place the injunction preventing the Department of Homeland Security from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

  • Wanted: Student ambassadors to build UC support in Sacramento

    The University of California Advocacy Network (UCAN) is seeking student ambassadors to champion UC’s teaching, research and public service missions while serving as liaisons between their campus and Sacramento.