Glasgow IATEFL Conference 2017

Postgraduate Lauren Perkins is an Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching student. With a group of fellow King’s students, she traveled to Scotland to attend the IATEFL conference (The International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language), through funding from the Student Opportunity Fund. King’s maintains a regular presence at this prestigious conference.What… More Glasgow IATEFL Conference 2017

Project: Introducing and investigating the research on bilingualism

Jingjun Zou, who is a Masters Student of TESOL at King’s, attended a 5-day course on bilingualism at University of Utrecht in Netherlands. Here are the thoughts of the student after the course. What did you set out to achieve with your Student Opportunity Fund project? What was your inspiration? I applied the SOF to… More Project: Introducing and investigating the research on bilingualism

Project: 1st Liberal Education Student Conference

Megha Harish, who is a Liberal Arts student at King’s, attended the first Liberal Education Student Conference in Lüneburg as a keynote speaker and presenter. What did you set out to achieve with your Student Opportunity Fund project? What was your inspiration? Being a BA Liberal Arts student at King’s has been a phenomenal experience.… More Project: 1st Liberal Education Student Conference

Political Economy Conference presentation

Ginette Brenkman studied an MA in Political Economy. She was successful in obtaining funding from the Student Opportunity Fund  for her project, a Political Economy Conference presentation. What did you set out to achieve with your project?  Firstly, I wanted to gain experience in presenting at an academic conference. This entailed not only the presentation itself, but also… More Political Economy Conference presentation

Northern Ireland Trip

What did you aim to achieve with this project? The M.A Conflict Resolutions Program at King’s College London, has enlightened us as students about the different effects a conflict has on a society or community’s perception of history, identity, religion, nationalism, and language. Throughout our studies and the program we became immersed in conflicts and… More Northern Ireland Trip

Brussels Forum

Millie Radovic is an undergraduate at King’s College studying International Relations. She applied to the Student Opportunity Fund and used the money to attend the Brussels forum. The Brussels Forum is an annual meeting of some of the most influential North American and European policy-makers, thinkers, politicians, and academics, which brought over 500 of them together… More Brussels Forum

Project: Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery Conference 2016

Ahamodur Choudhury, who is a student on the Extended Medical Degree Programme at King’s, attended the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery Conference as a lead author presenting his research. What did you set out to achieve with your Student Opportunity Fund project? What was your inspiration? My aim was to present the research I have completed… More Project: Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery Conference 2016

Project: King’s Think Tank – Day trip to the EU Parliament

King’s Think Tank applied to the Student Opportunity Fund for help in organising a day trip to the European Parliament. Alexander Botashev outlines how the Fund aided the team in building a working understanding of EU Parliament for their future Policy Recommendations. What did your group set out to achieve with your Student Opportunity Fund… More Project: King’s Think Tank – Day trip to the EU Parliament