Category Archives: Prospective Students

Peril In Ignorance: Climate Change – From ‘Realism’ to ‘Denial’

Editorial Note: GLOBUS, its Members, and where applicable its Guest Writers, fully support, where reasonable, and not in contravention of other conventions, or legal, ethical, or moral institutions, the expression of viewpoints opposed to that which might be construed as the ‘prevailing school of thought’. The author would like to thank Dr. Jessica Savage and Dr. Alastair Smith, Senior Teaching

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Vertical farming: The Next Big Thing?

Vertical farming is being hailed as a solution to the planet’s growing food shortage problem. Today, our planet has around 7 billion inhabitants. By 2050, that number is predicted to grow to close to 10 billion people. One argument in favour of developing this technique is that there are currently around 700 million individuals who suffer from undernourishment, although this

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In Search of the Social

One of the most neglected areas of sustainability is the social dimension. Rather than being a distinctive failing of sustainability scholarship, this reflects a wider problem that many people in the global North are not encouraged to think in terms of ‘the social’. (A former Prime Minister of the UK, Margaret Thatcher, once infamously declared that ‘there is no such

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A Sustainable Serenissima

A Sustainable Serenissima: Water, Fire, and the Future of Venice   A Preface from the Editor Degree programmes at Warwick, particularly in the School for Cross-Faculty Studies, are continually innovating, expanding, and evolving. A Sustainable Serenissima is an introduction to a new and upcoming module, centred on the study of Venice, offered by the School, written by the Module Convenor, Dr.

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Getting to Know the GSD Department: GSD Offer Holder Days

by Anna Matrai If you have ever wondered what course equips you with essential skills to be able to see the world from different perspectives and make critical judgements, then Global Sustainable Development is the one you were looking for. There is no better chance to get an insight into university life and get to know the teaching staff than

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What it is like to Study in a Foreign Language

 by Camille François Many of you, prospective students who are not native in English, might wonder how hard it will be to study in a foreign language at Warwick, especially if you’ve never done it before. When I was looking at English universities, one of my main concerns was the language; Would I understand the course? Would I be able

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The Warwick Skills Portfolio Award

by Esther Rzewski What’s WSPA you may ask? I have heard it said – shock and horror – by 3rd year Warwick students themselves. Well, fear not, this article will guide you through the essentials of the Warwick Skills Portfolio Award and workshops. The Skills Workshop I first heard of the WSPA whilst looking through the Careers and Skills workshops website.

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