Find out more about the optional skills training sessions running before Grand Challenges Week
Grand Challenges Week counts towards the Exeter Award.
Grand Challenges 4th-8th June 2018
Grand Challenges is a project week running 4th-8th June 2018, in which you will work in interdisciplinary groups with other like-minded students to design innovative solutions to real world challenges. Top academics and invited speakers will share their views and help you apply your skills and knowledge to a real-life problem. You will further develop your transferable skills including team work, presentation skills and project planning.
Grand Challenges enables you to develop a wide range of transferable skills including teamwork, communication and public speaking. You will also meet like-minded people and develop a broader understanding of global challenges.
In 2018, we are welcoming
- The NHS Lead for Armed Forces
- A Weatherhead visiting scholar at Harvard
- Experts from the Met Office
- Marks and Spencer
"The skills I have taken away from Grand Challenges are at the top of my CV"
"Our work from Grand Challenges is leading to changes being made at the University"
"I met so many new people and we quickly became friends through working together"