We’ve highlighted below some of the most recent developments and occurrences in youth-related news and events. In this week’s news roundup we speak about Australian elite universities that urge government to financially support students, university libraries in Ireland that extended their working hours to cope with increasing demand and Iceland that has most women students in Europe.
The Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge, a key component of National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures’ partnership to reduce plastic waste, asks problem solvers from around the globe to develop novel solutions to tackle the world’s plastic waste crisis. The deadline is on 11 June 2019.
This coming July, the Youth Time International Movement will host the International Youth Summer School under the theme of “Bridge Capital and Technology: Corporations along the Silk Road, Innovation in Entrepreneurship” in the urban heart of Western China: the city of Chengdu. Compared with metropolitan areas such as Beijing or Shanghai, Chengdu remains relatively unknown outside of China. It is famous among locals, however, as China’s “capital of fun”, “the city that yearns for you day and night”, “the best Chinese city to live in”, or “the hidden paradise of snack food”. As the summer school is getting closer, it’s time to see why we have chosen Chengdu.
Montpellier, Nimes and Perpignan. These three cities can be quite diverse from each other while they are all in France. Each one, fascinating and wondrous in its own right.
France is so abounding with beautiful cities, history culture, cuisine and of course universities that when you’re in international student there are always things to do and see wherever you plan to study.