European Students’ Convention 33

Event date - 06/03/2017
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European Students’ Union has the pleasure to invite you to the 33rd European Students’ Convention, which will be held in Galway, Ireland, between 6-8 March.

The event will be organised by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) in collaboration with ESU. The convention will be taking place in Ireland’s premiere coastal city of Galway. Galway is a small city with a large student population and is very popular with tourists. You can find out more information about the city here.

The main topics will be Access to Higher Education and Consequences of Brexit. You can find more details in the event reader.

The National University of Ireland, Galway will host the entire event. NUIG is one of Ireland’s seven universities and the leading university in the promotion of the Irish language. NUIG Students’ Union will help host the event. The participants will be provided with accommodation at Nox Hotel, Galway.

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The European Students’ Convention (ESC) is a biannual event organised by ESU where students’ representatives from the national unions of students from 38 different European countries, other stakeholders, experts and policy-makers have the opportunity to meet and discuss about the recent and future developments of higher education. Previous conventions have showed that they are an important and relevant contribution to higher education policies in Europe and a great meeting point for exchanging points of view between students, policy-makers and other stakeholders.

ESU usually organises the ESC in the member state holding the EU Presidency at that point of time, in order to create synergies with the country presidency’s priorities on education. The event is usually also included in the official agenda of the Presidency Semester and given great attention.


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