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Global Scientist Day - FULLY BOOKED


Are you interested in science or technology? Wondering how languages may help you in the future? From combined degrees to optional subjects, languages are a great tool for a truly global career. Join us for a day of talks and workshops linking languages and sciences: play with languages, explore foreign cultures and meet Imperial College students and alumni who have used their language skills for work & study. Discover all the opportunities that mixing a language with a scientific or technical career may offer.

What languages will we work with?
The day will be English but expect to work with a variety of languages such as Chinese, French, German or Spanish.

Who should attend?
Students in Year 10. Parents are welcome to attend the final round table.

A light finger lunch will be served. Please note that there are limited places. In the case of no-shows or cancellations, we reserve the right to invoice your school and ask that you contribute to costs incurred.

Contact for enrolment & queries
Iria González-Becerra

Please see Global Scientist Day advert attached.

This event is now FULLY BOOKED.


Provisional programme:

10.00 Welcome - Introduction: studying a language as part of a degree in Science or Technology.

10.30 Experiences abroad: the Erasmus year Did you know that you could spend a year in a European university as part of your studies?

Challenging as it sounds, this is a life changing experience where you can discover a new culture and make friends from all over the world.

In this talk, former Erasmus will share their experiences with you.

11.00 Workshop - Science in a different language. You will be able to choose from a selection of activities ranging from Chinese medicine, World War II code breaking, hands-on subtitling or French science.

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Workshop

14.00 Round table - Languages: opening doors for a global career.