Led by Education Officer Jon-Rhys Foster, SU Talks is a series of lectures that aim to explore 'alternative' career paths. Experts from different industries will explore topical issues within different sectors through panel discussion and debate.
This talk will look at the major challenges of working in international development as a volunteer, the political issues confronting the sector and explore the impact of overseas volunteering on communities and the volunteer themselves.
Some of the questions our panellists will face include: How can someone make a difference to a community thousands of miles away? What are the dangers with overseas volunteering? How do host communities feel about overseas volunteers coming to work with them?
Guest speakers include: