Students and Alumni


  • President Michael Drake portrait

    A message to the UC community from President Michael V. Drake, M.D.

    As Michael V. Drake, M.D., assumes his new role as UC’s 21st president, he sends his greetings and gratitude to the entire university community.

  • Student next to questions graphic in a screenshot

    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 speaking at the UC Irvine commencement ceremony

    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

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

  • Sneha Jayaprakash

    Coding for a cause

    UC San Diego

    Student entrepreneur wins $10,000 Microsoft award to develop app for social change.
  • computer hacking

    Companies join forces to stop hackers

    UC Riverside

    Anti-malware company co-founded by UC Riverside alumnus is bought by company valued at $1 billion.
  • Berkeley’s Wikipedian-in-residence is a first

    UC Berkeley

    Scores of Cal undergrads are working to research and write articles for Wikipedia. Their coach is the first Wikipedian-in-residence at a U.S. college or university.


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