Global Leadership Symposium Series - Canberra
Explore the ideas and debates that shape Australia's national and international agendas with leading policy-makers, diplomats and global experts.
Thursday 22 March - Sunday 25 March 2018
- Discuss democracy, Twitter diplomacy and election campaigns with ABC journalists at the forefront of political reporting in Parliament House.
- Gain insight into foreign policy and the daily life of a diplomat during private briefings at embassies.
- Visit Australia’s key landmarks including the National Art Gallery, Museum and War Memorial.
- Network with like-minded Macquarie students, industry experts and international leaders.
- Earn 20 experiential credit points (undergraduate), 1 domestic conference for your Cross Cultural Practicum (postgraduate) or the meet the requirements of your GLP approved event (study abroad & exchange).
The Symposium costs AUD$570.
The fee includes:
- Coach transport to and from Canberra
- Twin share accommodation in serviced apartments at the Medina Classic in Kingston, close to shops, cafes and bars
- All meals, excluding breakfast on Thursday and lunch on Sunday
- All briefings, seminars and visits
- All entrance fees to the Museum, Gallery and War Memorial
How can I apply?
Complete an online application form to apply.
Applications are open to all Macquarie University students.
The GLP is looking for applicants who will;
- Demonstrate a genuine interest in engaging with Australian politics, culture and diplomacy and furthering their understanding of Australia’s national and international agendas;
- Contribute to considered, respectful and open inquiry and dialogue in visits, briefings and group discussions;
- Contribute to a positive team environment; and
- Be available to attend a pre-departure session on Thursday 15 March, 3pm – 4pm.
|Applications open||Thursday 15 February 2018|
|Applications close||9am, Monday 5 March 2018|
|Payment deadline||9am, Wednesday 14 March 2018|
|Pre-departure session||3pm - 4pm, Thursday 15 March 2018|
|Canberra Symposium||Thursday 22 March - Sunday 25 March 2018|
I really loved that there’s something for everyone in this symposium – both for those seeking a career in diplomacy and for those interested in animal conservation, climate change, art, history, media, social justice and psychology.
Perri Reynolds, Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Laws