ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM

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The Symposium is a student-led initiative endorsed by the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney.

 

Held from the 18th of July – 21st of July, the event will be an intensive four-day learning and professional development experience, incorporating a wide range of academic, interactive and career-oriented events.

With a program featuring high-level academic, government and industry leaders, our guiding ambition is to provide an opportunity for students to accelerate their education in the disciplines of Politics and International Relations, upskilling them to pioneer solutions for the pressing issues of the future.

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OUR AIMS

Provide opportunities for attendees to improve essential skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and communication.

FUTURE-FOCUSED

RUN BY STUDENTS,
FOR STUDENTS

Comprised of 32 ambitious individuals, our team is proudly student-led. As Politics and International Relations students ourselves, we have drawn upon our own unique experiences to shape a Symposium designed to engage students, professionals and academics alike who are enthusiastic about thought provoking ideas and current affairs. The Symposium aims to inspire both a domestic and international audience interested in the challenges of the future.

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE HAVE DISCERNED 7 KEY ISSUES FOR THE 2022 SYMPOSIUM:

Pacific Islands

Radicalisation

Cyber Security

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