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Further Opportunities

Below are further opportunities ranging from scholarships, conferences, competitions and other events that you can get involved in during the course of your studies at Warwick. More information can be found by following the links.

International Student Trips and Events

Each year, the Go Global Team in the International Student Office coordinate a whole range of events and trips for out Global Student Community - for more information on these trips and events visit the webpage here.

Warwick International Development Society - 'The Developer' Magazine

The Developer includes insights from both students and professionals from the development sphere whom share their opinions and first hand experiences. The content spans from overviews of health crises, and the role of institutions in economic growth, to the presence of a recent shift of power between developing and developed countries noticeable in the case of China. More information on the magazine can be found here.

Economics Undergraduate Video Competition 2018

The Royal Economic Society’s Undergraduate Video Competition is back for a second year. For your chance to win £1000 you have until Friday 27 July to send us your 3-minute video focusing on a topical economic issue. Entries should explore how economics can be used to understand current issues; it should be clear and understandable to non-economists and they should be able to get their point across without relying on economic jargon. Individuals or team entries (up to 6 people) are welcome and teams can be formed across different year groups. All entrants must be undergraduates studying at a UK University. The winners will win a £1000 prize and a certificate signed by the RES President. Winning entries may also be shown at future RES events. To enter the competition, entrants must upload their video to YouTube, mark it as ‘unlisted’ then download and complete and application form from the website and send it to RESOffice at res dot org dot uk by Friday 27 July.

Training Programme for Young BME Women

This programme is funded by the Higher Education Innovation Fund and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Fund (via the University of Warwick). It is supported by our official partner, Muslim Women’s Network UK which is a leading national charity working to advance the rights of women from Muslim and ethnic minority communities. The programme trains women from Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to be active citizens and take leadership roles in political and civic life. You will attend a series of workshops, in Birmingham between June 2018 and March 2019, designed to build your knowledge of British political and civic institutions and your knowledge and practical experience of ‘doing politics.’ For more information contact Dr Khursheed Wadia at khursheed.wadia@warwick.ac.uk or Ms Risha Chauhan at contact@mwnuk.co.uk.

Sprint Programme 2018

This is a new 4 day immersive development programme for female undergraduates including current finalists, with the objectives to develop confidence and assertiveness and identify core values and personal branding. The programme is delivered in partnership with employers. Applications close on Tuesday 31 July 2018 at 5pm. For more information and to apply visit the website here.