University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2017 at the United Nations, Thailand

Where do I start? Last week I was fortunate enough to attend the University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) based for the first time at the United Nations (UN) Building in Bangkok, Thailand. This event has definitely been life-changing to say the least. I had the opportunity to represent QUT and Australia, interacting with 902 delegates from over 72 countries.

USLS 2017

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QUT Business takes the University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2016

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the 2016 University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Attended by over 700 delegates from 69 countries, USLS aimed to ‘provide the next generation of leaders with a vision of how to distinguish themselves as future leaders of the 21st century.’  The symposium truly did achieve everything it set out to do and much more. Read more

USLS Learning Journey: Exploring Hong Kong’s Extraordinary Income Gap

Kowloon Bay

The income discrepancy in Hong Kong is truly astounding

“The only source of knowledge is experience.”
– Albert Einstein

The pinnacle event of each year’s University Scholars Leadership Symposium is the “Learning Journey” – a variety of hands on, real-world experiences designed to broaden each delegates perspectives on global humanitarian affairs.

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QUT in Hong Kong: The Sixth University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS)

I was fortunate enough to represent Australia, QUT and myself during an amazing whirlwind week in Hong Kong for Humanitarian Affair’s 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposium, which was co-organised with Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).

Whilst not my first time in Hong Kong, the opportunities afforded to me during the week made it a totally new experience, punctuated by truly inspirational speakers, great friends and eye-opening experiences. Read more

QUT Business on a Global Stage: 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposium

Hong Kong Island

The dynamic Hong Kong Island skyline

 

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

 

When the QUT Business School offered me the chance to visit one of the world’s most famous cities and hang out with student leaders from all over the world, I thought to myself: “God I have a hard life.”

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