Speak to students and academics at our stalls on campus
Want to find out more about the Challenges? We’ll be in the Forum between 11am and 3pm on these dates:
Tuesday 21st January: Come and find out all about the ‘Food for Thought’ Challenge and answer the big questions surrounding Veganuary and Sugar Awareness Week.
Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th January - Still not sure exactly what happens during Grand Challenges? Come and have a look at our exhbition of projects from previous years.
Wednesday 29th January (13:00-14:00) - Unsure about which Challenge to sign up for? Our 'Choose your Challenge' event will help you decide which Challenges would be best for you. You will hear from the academics leading the Challenges and from students who have previously taken part in the programme.
Thursday 6th February: It’s Time to Talk Day and a great chance to ask any questions and find out the details of the ‘Mental Health’ and brand new ‘Loneliness and Society’ Challenges this year.
Friday 21st February: Want to know more about ‘Global Security’ and what you can to this Grand Challenges week to make a difference? This will be a great opportunity to find out how you can create innovative projects to tackle issues related to global security and strategy.
Monday 2nd March: It is Go Green Week and a great opportunity to find out more information about the ‘Climate Emergency’ Challenge. Come and talk to us about the types of innovative solutions you can create to fight against climate change this Grand Challenges Week.
Thursday 5th March: Come and talk to us on University Mental Health Day about what you can do to tackle the challenges facing the Wellbeing centre and how you can make an impact surrounding student mental health during Grand Challenges 2020.
Monday 9th March: It’s International Women’s Day and we’re talking all about inequality. Come and find out more about the 'Social Inequality’ Challenge and what you can do this Grand Challenges Week to make a real difference.
Tuesday 17th March: Want to know more about Fighting Fake News? This is your chance to find out all about this brand new challenge and have your input on some of the issues surrounding fake news facing today’s society.
You’ll have a chance to ask questions, find out more information, talk to student reps and academics and have your say on some of the big questions you’ll be tackling during Grand Challenges Week 2020!
Wednesday 29th January - Come along to the Student Experience Showcase to find out more about the Challenges available this year, including the 'Climate and Envrionemnt Futures' Challenge running in Penryn, and the other options available on the Streatham Campus.