African Rural University
In August 2018 we returned African Rural University in Uganda for our second summer school. From 20 August to 31 August 2018, we sent three professors to the university to teach courses in entrepreneurship, decision-making and negotiations, mentoring and coaching, research skills, and host a workshop on teaching methodologies.
Our team included Andrew from the University of Oxford, Janet from Bath University, and Chandni from the London School of Economics.
Fourah Bay College
In 2018 we were honoured by the invitation to return to Fourah Bay College. Additionally, we launched a new program at the Institution of Public Management and Administration in Freetown and hosted an infectious disease prevention workshop at the College of Medicine and Allied Sciences in Freetown.
Our team included veteran lecturers Charlie, who taught Global Finance and Entrepreneurship and Sabrina who hosted on a Model United Nations Simulation. They were joined by Manal who taught Public Health and Vanessa who led the workshop at COMAHS.
Read this testimonial written by Mucktarr Raschid, a student from Fourah Bay College who participated in the 2017 summer schools and is now interning for Professors Without Borders.
In 2018 second summer school in Bangkok, Thailand was extended to a full week at the end of August! We returned to SWU to host a course for students and academics focused on presentation and communication skills and research and teaching methodologies led by Georgiana from the University of Leeds.
Karamat Husain Muslim Girls College
Our adventures in Asia continued with our first Summer School in India! Karamat Husain Muslim Girls College, where we hosted a two-week program at the beginning of August. Rachel, Suzanne and Philippa taught courses in communications skills, design thinking, and civil society.