Ages 15-18 • Live Online OR In-Person
The Young International Development Expert Programme takes students aged 15-18 on an immersive exploration through the development world, from humanitarian relief work to sustainable development initiatives. The programme brings experts from NGOs, aid charities and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) to coach you through a series of interactive simulations, seminars, case studies and Q&A sessions over 2 days. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person in London or ‘Live Online’.
Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities and jobs in international development and a ‘super-curricular’ experience to add to your CV and UCAS application.
International Development Experts will coach you through a series of live, interactive simulations
Receive invaluable advice on what it means to work in the development sector and how to break into the industry
Guidance by experts on university choices, internship opportunities and what you can be doing right now to boost your employability and gain valuable experience
Q&A time with a panel of international development experts to answer all your burning questions
Unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time
Attendance demonstrates key skills such as working under pressure, problem-solving and communication skills
Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications
You can choose to attend the programme either in-person in London or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.
'Live Online’: £165/student for both days.
In-Person in London: £295/student for both days
Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.
11th - 12th December 2021
University College London (UCL)
11th - 12th December 2021
11am - 5:30pm (UK time)
This programme is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career, and start boosting their UCAS/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.
There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge up from basic concepts.
The in-person programme will be run with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place which have been modelled on the government’s guidelines for prevention in educational settings. You can view our measures here. In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ programme and be refunded the difference in price.
If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.