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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.

Academic Research in the field of Education in Brazil

The Association of Social Policies Studies (AVANÇAR) is selecting a professional with a newly concluded (or in conclusion) doctorate, to operate as a researcher on the Laboratory of Studies and Research in Social Economics – (Laboratório de Estudos e Pesquisas em Economia Social - LEPES).

The activities will be performed in the city of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil), with a 40 (forty) hours per week workload. In the end of the post-doctoral internship, when effectively hired, the researcher will be entitled to use 10 (ten) of the 40 (forty) weekly hours to develop research of their own interest (that means, without necessarily being related to LEPES research agenda). During the first 9 (nine) months, the researcher will submit a post-doctoral internship project to FEA-RP/USP, in the terms of the ordinance FEA-RP-38, from 07/02/2015 (available on their website .

The recruitment will occur through curriculum analysis and an online interview.

For applications or further information, please send a Curriculum Vitae to admlepes@gmail.com. The closing date for receiving CVs is Tuesday 1 May.

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.

Aspen Graduate Opportunities for Finalist Students

The Aspen Graduate Program develops the next generation of diverse leaders, innovators, and progressive professionals. To be considered for the programme students will need to complete the online application form here.

Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars is a program designed to prepare future leaders to serve as intermediaries between China and the rest of the world by helping them understand China’s culture, economy, governance and evolving role in the world. Up to 200 Scholars chosen annually from around the world for this highly selective, fully-funded program will have an unrivaled opportunity to live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling and developing first-hand exposure to China, its people and a global group of promising leaders.

Register here for an information session for Warwick students on Wednesday 23 May, 12:00-1:00pm in OC1.08, Oculus.

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.

Trade Finance Global - Development Scholarship

The Trade Finance Global Accelerate Scholarship offers successful applicants a grant of £500 to contribute towards academic studies in a certain number of disciplines related to international trade. The Scholarship also provides the chance of a 5 week Trade Finance e-learning programme, where students will gain access to our premium International Trade and Finance e-modules and a real experience of working in international trade. This will help Warwick students improve their understanding of the complexities and structures of trade finance, and put them in good stead for a career in the financial sector. The Accelerate Scholarships reward excellence and innovation, recognising the achievements of world-class international trade and shipping experts whose ideas and leadership are disrupting and innovating trade. More details can be found on the website.