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Ustinov College

Scholarly Activity

The Ustinov College environment enables students from across different departments to meet and engage in interdisciplinary dialogue both informally and through lectures, seminars and other events held in College.

As part of its strategic vision for 2012-2017, Ustinov College has created a Global Citizenship Programme (GCP). This aims to help students develop the attributes of a global citizen and, through research and scholarship, to explore the possibilities for “just and democratic global governance” in the words of Sir Peter Ustinov.

Under the aegis of the GCP runs a variety of student-led projects, designed to foster our student community and enable them to become global citizens for the 21st century. Our projects are interdisciplinary, inter-related and of significant extracurricular value for Ustinov students. They provide opportunities to develop important transferrable skills for their careers and life after their studies.

You have the opportunity to help organise such activities and to attend those given by other students or academic staff. Explore the links below to read about the regular seminars, café discussion groups and forums we hold at Ustinov:

The Ustinov Seminar Cafe Scientifique Ustinov Intercultural Forum
Cafe Politique Cafe des Arts

Further opportunities to become involved in college life and beyond that encompass the theme of global citizenship are available through the following projects:

Ustinov Volunteering Race, Crime, and Justice The Ustinovian Magazine

“I didn't expect the range and quality of the seminars and lectures held at Ustinov, which are both educational and social (grad students tend to flock to free snacks and wine). You can hear student papers, or listen to international authorities, depending on the night. The real trick is arriving while there are still seats!”

Michael Baker (MA Medieval English Literature)