FIE's fifth Student Global Leadership Conference returns in 2020! Save the Date now for this premier educational event and student destination for undergraduate and graduate students from the US, UK, and around the world. Building on previous conference themes of social justice, diversity, and inclusivity, this year's theme focuses on leadership for change in an uncertain world.
SGLC is an opportunity for students and delegates from across the world to come together while exploring what is leadership, how can they become better leaders, and how they can think about leadership in a new way while making a difference.
April 3-5, 2020
Friday: Royal Geographical Society
Saturday and Sunday: Baden-Powell House
South Kensington, London, England UK
LEADERSHIP FOR CHANGE IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR SGLC 2020
Whether you are an undergraduate studying abroad with FIE London or Dublin or an undergraduate/graduate international student studying in the UK, the SGLC is sure to be of interest to anyone looking to sharpen their leadership skills. We have welcomed students from many American and UK universities since our inaugural conference in 2013 and look forward to another diverse and exciting delegation again in 2020!
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
FIE endeavors to partner with organizations and individuals who share our values on sustainability, diversity and inclusivity, social justice and human rights in order to ensure a consistent vision is fostered across FIE’s operations and throughout the FIE community.
Who should attend?
Who is SGLC open to?
UK or European university students
non-FIE study abroad students in London
non-FIE study abroad students in Dublin
students currently enrolled at US Universities
students currently enrolled in international Universities
professionals in the field of higher education
professionals in the field of study abroad
What can I expect?
Engaging keynote and breakout sessions offer hands-on, interactive topics featuring unique stories and experiences
Sessions focus on giving participants practical examples and take-away tools for real-world implementation
The conference workbook provides participants a ‘study guide’ to use throughout the weekend
Programming presents aspects of leadership relevant to students currently studying abroad as well as UK students
Attendees will be invited to join the conference Facebook event which will provide pre-conference updates and post-conference networking opportunities
Presentations will be available online after the conference
Registration for the 2020 conference will open October 15, 2019.
|Earlybird (ends January 31, 2020)||General Registration|
|Student Full Weekend Conference Fee||£60||£80|
|Non-student (staff, advisors, professionals) Full Weekend Conference Fee||£80||£95|
|Saturday Only Conference Fee (students and non-students)||£40||£40|
|Saturday Evening Optional Activity Fee (students and non-students)||£12||£12|
Full Weekend Conference Fee includes: all conference sessions, keynote addresses, panel discussion, refreshments breaks, welcome reception (Friday), lunch (Saturday), and breakfast (Sunday)
Saturday Only Conference Fee includes: Saturday only conference sessions, keynote address, panel discussion, refreshments breaks and lunch
More information about the Saturday Evening Optional Activity coming soon!
SGLC BIG IDEAS: FROM INTENTION TO ACTION
The Student Global Leadership Conference isn’t just a weekend – it’s a beginning.
It’s the start of new connections, new ways of thinking and – most importantly – new actions. Throughout the conference, you’ll take inspiration from speakers, share your ideas with fellow delegates and prepare a pitch of your strongest idea. On Sunday, you’ll share your idea with fellow delegates and vote for the best. The winning delegates will receive a prize.
SGLC Big Ideas Timeline
- Before the conference: Start thinking about things you could do/create/incorporate to make a difference in your community. What challenges are faced? How could you make a difference? Download our Step by Step guide to get your ideas flowing!
- Friday: Be inspired by the Conference’s opening Call to Action. At the opening reception, start sharing your ideas with delegates to get their feedback.
- Saturday: Over lunch start sketching out a pitch for your best idea and practice with other delegates.
- Sunday: Deliver your pitch to fellow delegates. The best ideas will head to the stage and compete to win prizes.
PDF Web Download 1: SGLC Big Ideas Step by Step
SGLC & LEADERSHIP LONDON
The Student Global Leadership Conference will be a key component of the Leadership London experience. Students with this study abroad focus will attend the conference as a delegate, have the chance to get involved with presentations and workshops, and get the option to help with the planning and running of the event. With a unique focus on students and future leaders, SGLC gives an incredible chance to expand knowledge, gain hands-on leadership experience, and network with current global sustainability leaders. The Leadership London course has a £60 lab fee.