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International Development Student Showcase

From: 10 Oct 2019 - 10:30 To: 10 Oct 2019 - 15:00

International Development Student Showcase

This event will showcase the experience of CUBS students in the field of International Development.

Organised by the Department of Food Business and Development, Cork University Business School, UCC with financial support from Irish Aid.

The event will feature presentations by students from the BSc International Development who have completed their work placements in developing countries, as well as a range of individual students and societies active in the area of international development.

Date 10 October 2019
Time 10:30 - 15:00
Venue Devere Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn (Student Centre)
10.30 -11.00   Registration with Tea/Coffee
11.00-11.15 Opening Remarks Dr Edward Lahiff, Programme Director,
BSc. International Development & Food Policy
11.15-11.30 Official Welcome: Professor Thia Hennessy, Dean of the Cork University Business School
11.30-12.30 Presentations on work placement by 4th-year students, BSc. International Development & Food Policy: Human Rights and Children s Rights Anna Dellow, Roisin Byrne, Meabh Hurley, Debra Lane, Fionnuala O Connell, Fiona O Shea, Ciara Ronayne, Sally Hughes
12.30-1.15 Sandwich lunch
1.15 -1.45 Guest Speaker: Edith Wilkins, CEO of The Edith Wilkins Edith Street Children Foundation
1.45-2.45 Presentations on work placement by 4th-year students, BSc. International Development and Food Policy: Rural and Community Development Freya Casey, Niamh Colbert, Kirsty Nash, Zak Rapoport, Orlaith Redmond, Ben Ryan, Ryan O Connell, Elaine Hall, Rebecca Pollard
2.45-3.15 Sophie Healy Thow: How young people are changing the face of development
3.15-3.30 Close: Dr Nick Chisholm, Director of the Centre for Global Development, UCC

All are welcome to attend.

Visit the BSc International Development programme page to learn more about this programme

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of Irish Aid, through the Civil Society Fund, for our student placements and for this Showcase even