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5th Week (Trinity term) 

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd June, 10:00-6:00pm

11th Annual Global Scholars Symposium: "Cultivating Innovation"

The Global Scholars’ Symposium (GSS) connects postgraduate students across the UK, including Clarendon, Fulbright, Gates Cambridge, Marshall and Rhodes Scholars in a weekend of engaging presentations and interdisciplinary discussion. Previous GSS speakers have included the Dalai Lama, David Suzuki, and former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin. The theme for this year’s conference is “Cultivating Innovation”, delving into the ideas and developments championing the fourth industrial revolution. What opportunities and approaches will be most effective in bridging the gaps across disciplines to tackle the world’s pressing challenges?

Confirmed keynotes: 

HE Omar Saif Ghobash, The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to France, 

Lynne Marlor, Managing Director, The Bank of New York Mellon Foundation, 

Shai Reshef, President of the University of the People - The world's first tuition-free, non-profit, accredited online academic institution

Registration details

Sign up before the 25th of May, here.

The cost of attending is £20 (early bird) and £30 (after 15 May 2019).

Transport and accommodation costs will need to be covered by delegates.

Any questions? Please email and please include the subject line [DELEGATE QUESTION].

Other information

Rhodes House does not have visitor parking. We recommend using one of the convenient Park & Ride sites.

Rhodes House is fully wheelchair-accessible with a lift allowing access to all of the programmed sessions.

Any questions? Please email and please include the subject line [DELEGATE QUESTION].