Applications for Global Scholars Symposium Committee Delegates Now Open

The Global Scholars Executive Committee is looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to organise the Global Scholars Symposium (GSS) 2018. We are looking for graduate students to join the GSS organising team and help to shape and facilitate the dialogue and debate between emerging scholars and world leaders about how to meet the great challenges of global society. GSS 2018 will be held at the University of Oxford, 11-13 May 2018.

We are looking for committee delegates to join the following teams:

  • Speakers Committee: coordinates speaker invitations/travel/lodging, and generates speaker bios
  • Delegates Committee: oversees the application and selection process of delegates, oversees welfare, plans social events for GSS, and ensures all delegates have a good GSS experience
  • Marketing and Communications Committee: oversees promotional and outreach activities: social media promotion, the website, blogs/op-eds, sponsorships, graphic design, photography and videography
  • Venue Logistics & Social Committee: organises the catering, A/V, and other venue logistics, such as coordinating the conference space for both key-note presentations and small group workshops during the symposium, and plans and organises the social activities

To apply, please submit your application filling out this online form by 21st January 2018. Please do not hesitate to get in touch via if you have any questions.

About the Global Scholars Symposium

GSS is an annual four-day event that seeks to connect, inspire, and challenge postgraduate students in the UK. Founded in 2008, GSS brings together some of the world’s most accomplished and promising scholars to connect with remarkable global leaders in a focused setting.

In the past, GSS has been privileged to host many inspiring speakers, including the Dalai Lama, David Suzuki, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Wanjira Mathai, former prime minister Paul Martin, Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Baroness Helena Kennedy, Dr. Joseph Nye, Dominic Barton, and Professor Jeffery Sachs.