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Guest Lectures

Reflecting Warwick’s unique approach, our Summer School offers an enjoyable programme of interactive guest lectures with eminent figures from the public and private sector.

The talks are delivered in a variety of formats including conversations, debates and panel discussions which provide excellent opportunities for you to engage with the speakers and other students.

The speakers that come to the Summer School cover a range of topics to broaden your education, insights and views, and allow you to ask questions and debate the topics they discuss. Previous talks include:

  • Economic Growth and Happiness Equalization
  • Journey to the Olympic Games
  • Thinking About Inequality
  • Why Nations Fail?
  • The NHS: Can it Survive?
  • Building Entrepreneur Country – for the future from the future

Confirmed Guest Speakers for 2019

These will be announced soon!

Previous Speakers


Student profile
The guest lectures were definitely engaging and the speakers were top in their respective fields.
Opeyemi Otaniyi (Nigeria)
WESS student profile
I never imagined I would communicate with a Nobel Prize winner face to face.
Yanfeier Li (China)