UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction


Global Humanitarian Studies BSc virtual open day

29 April 2020, 4:30 pm–6:30 pm

UCL Quad and Portico building

Join us online to find out more about our Global Humanitarian Studies BSc and what it's like to be a student in the IRDR.

This event is free.

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Sarah Jeal

If you're considering a career in the humanitarian sector and want to know more about the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction's Global Humanitarian Studies BSc programme, join us at our virtual open day.

You'll learn about the course and be able to ask our staff and students questions about the subject, what it's like to study here and anything else you want to know about becoming an IRDR student. 

The virtual open day will begin at 4.30pm GMT with a presentation by Professor Peter Sammonds, followed by a questions and answers session, which will run until 6.30pm. Everyone who is thinking of studying the BSc programme with us is welcome, but you do need to register using the link above to take part.

About the programme

Unique in the UK, this multidisciplinary programme aims to educate and train future generations of humanitarian leaders in the theory and practice of humanitarian action. Not only will you learn about the political, historical and development context, you will also gain an understanding of the emergence, impacts and response to humanitarian crises. The critical and analytical research skills you will acquire, grounded in practice, will equip you to anticipate evolving humanitarian threats and manage widening vulnerability and crisis response. 

Find out more about the programme on our Global Humanitarian Studies BSc page.