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European Student Conventions (ESCs) are organised twice a year by the European Students’ Union (ESU). The Convention is usually held in the country hosting the EU Presidency. The 25th Convention will be held inDublin,Irelandand is being organised with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI).

 

The Conventions allow for student representatives to gather and discuss issues affecting students under broad themes. The theme for the 25th ESC is Equality through Diversity – The Social Dimension and Equality in European Higher Education Today. Guest speakers will include experts from different organisations working in the Education and Equality sectors.

Equality through Diversity – The Social Dimension and Equality in European Higher Education Today

 Draft Agenda

Dublin, Ireland

7-11th March 2013

 

 

7th March, Thursday – Arrival Day 

19:30 – Informal welcoming for all participants

 

8th March, Friday

08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast at the hotel

09:00 – Buses leave to The Clock Tower Venue

10:00 – 10:45 Welcome speeches

10:45 – 12:30 Session 1: What does social dimension mean?

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 2: Bologna process and Social dimension & LLL Working Group (BFUG)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 18:00 Session 3: National plans for Social dimension

18:30 Departure to the hotel

20:00 Departure from the hotel to the evening event

 

9th March, Saturday

08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast

09:00 – Buses leave to The Clock Tower Venue

10:00 – 11:30 Session 4: The student-learning education

11:30 – 12:00 Break

12:00 – 13:00 Session 5: Disability and student representation

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:00 Gender session

15:00 – 19:00 Policy revision 6: parallel sessions

19:00 Buses to Hotel

21:00 Buses depart to the city

 

10th March, Sunday

08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast

09:00 – Buses leave to The Clock Tower Venue

10:00 – 11:30 Session 7: EMI WG

12:00 – 13:30 Session EMI WG: Handbook

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Session 8: Internationalisation and mobility for all

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00 Conclusions and closing the conference

18:00 Departure to the hotel

20:00 Dinner and goodbye party

 

11th March, Monday – Departure Day


 

Registration for the ESC25 has now closed.  Emergency late registrations may now be made directly to manager@usi.ie.  Registrations submitted this late will incur a charge of €375 per delegate.

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