Global Induction Session 2020

This Room contains all materials, announcements, and discussions related to the Global Induction Session which will take place on Tuesday June 9th at 3PM BST. 

May 29, 2020

Introduce yourself here!

Hi everyone,Please introduce yourself to the global Laidlaw community in this thread - let's get to know each other better ahead of the Global Induction Session!Here is a template you can use to tell us a bit about yourself:My name is: ______ (pronouns)I study _______ [course/major] at ________ [university]I am from: ______I became a Laidlaw Scholar in: _______My research is about: ______I chose this research topic because: _______When I'm not studying/working, I like to: ________One thing about me that surprises people: ________My 'leader crush' is: _______ because ________ Ask me about: _________   I'd love to connect with someone who: __________ If you are an alum or already completed your first research summer - share some advice! What do you wish you knew before starting your research? What is the most valuable thing you learnt from your experience? I'm excited to meet you all and hear your stories! 

About this room

Welcome to the Global Induction Session Room! 

We will post all relevant event materials here.

Please also use this Room to start conversations with other new scholars, or ask us questions related to the event. 

And don't forget to click 'Watch' to get an email notification every time something is posted in this Room!

AGENDA: 

Welcome 

Pat Lofthouse, CEO of the Laidlaw Undergraduate Programme

Introduction to the Laidlaw Foundation 

Susanna V. Kempe, CEO of the Laidlaw Foundation

Overview of the Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

Pat Lofthouse, CEO of the Laidlaw Undergraduate Programme

Expectations, Tips, and How to Get the Most Out of Your Scholarship

Last Year’s Cohort Laidlaw Scholars

Future Benefits of the Laidlaw Undergraduate Programme

Undergraduate Programme Alumni

Interview with Lord Laidlaw

Lord Laidlaw and Nikol Chen

How to Enhance Your Experience as a Laidlaw Scholar Using the Laidlaw Scholars Network

Nikol Chen, Marketing & Design at the Laidlaw Foundation

Networking Session

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