MANY LANGUAGES, ONE WORLD

2016-03-23

Many_languages_one_world

2016 Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum

Share your ideas and be heard… perhaps even in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations!

60 Students will be selected as delegates to the 2016 United Nations Academic Impact Global Youth Forum, 25-31 July, 2016, where they will create action plans related to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The students will present these action plans at United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

Airfare, Room and Meals will be provided by ELS Educational Services, Inc. at Hofstra University.

To Participate:

Write an original essay (2,000 words or less) discussing global citizenship and cultural understanding and the role that multilingual ability can play in fostering these. The essay should reflect your personal, academic, cultural and national context. Essays must be written in an official language of the United Nations that is not your first language or primary language of instruction during your primary or secondary education. The official United Nations languages are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. You will need to demonstrate both written and verbal competency in the language of the essay. You must be a full-time university student, recommended and endorsed by a Faculty Member or University Representative, and must be 18 years of age or older by the contest deadline.

Essay Submission Deadline: Thursday, 31 March, 2016 at 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Small_rounded_find_a_course
News
2017-05-18 New 2018 UK University League Tables Published.
2017-02-16 BU graduates continue Oscar tradition
2016-12-10 Nottingham Trent is the UK's Greenest University
2016-11-05 Last Call for January 2017 start at Le Cordon Bleu - Paris
2016-10-12 GetSet 2017 UK University Table of Tables
more…
Window on UK Culture - Wimbledon Lawn Tennis
Strawberries and cream, champagne, green grass.. ahh must be Wimbledon again.
This Month in UK History - June
Queen Elizabeth II crowned this month 60 years ago
Visits
more…
Scholarships
50% of fees 2017 Executive Dean's MBA Scholarship
50% of fees 2017 Executive Dean's Scholarship
2,500 2017 Academic Excellence Scholarship (International)
3000 2017 International Excellence Scholarship
500 2017 Merit Scholarship
more…
Student Offers
Hsu,Wei-Ting Cardiff University
Chiu ,Chiao-Chu University of Newcastle
Chiu ,Chiao-Chu University of Liverpool
Hsu ,Wei-Ting University of Leicester
Sung,Chi-Min Bournemouth University
more…