The Student Essay Contest on South Africa - Sweden Relations
- Organiser: Division for Internationalisation
- Contact person: Helin Bäckman Kartal
- Workshop, Utbildning, Studentevenemang
All 3rd and 4th year students at Uppsala University are invited to participate in the essay competition on South Africa - Sweden relations. Five Winners will be announced (one per essay category), and the prices will be focused on early career development as well as to be able to publish the winning texts in an academic article and to present at the SASUF Goes Digital conference in September 2022.
To foster long-lasting relationships between Swedish and South African students, to promote awareness and dialogue on the special relationship between the two countries, as well as to gain new insights to take the bilateral relationship forward, students are invited toparticipate in an essay competition! The Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria, SASUF and University of Johannesburg invites 3rd and 4th year students at all SASUF partner universities (of course including Uppsala University), to submit an essay in one of the following categories:
- Cultural diplomacy/issues
- Science and technology diplomacy/issues
- Academic/knowledge diplomacy
- Environmental diplomacy/ issues
- Gender issues
One student per category will win prizes focused on early carreer development. The five Winners will also be able to get their name out in the academic sphere by having their papers published in the academic journal The Thinker, as well as to present their papers on the SASUF Goed Digital Conference in September 2022.