10 Oct 2017 Story Education & environment

Open call for International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability 2017 for GUPES members

We are  pleased to inform you that Tongji University will once again host the Tongji - UN Environment International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability from 2 - 7 June in Shanghai, China. This year, in recognition of World Environment Day, the overarching theme is "Connecting People to Nature".

Registration for the Conference is now open and will be available online from 15 March to 15 April 2017.

As an indication of their strong and on-going commitment to education for sustainable development, Tongji University, the Chair of the Global University Partnership on Environment and Sustainability will be offering 10 scholarships for excellent candidates from GUPES members: 2 in Latin America, 3 in Africa, 3 in Asia, 1 in North America and 1 in Europe. The scholarship will cover international airfare and local accommodation in Shanghai. 

If you are interested in attending the Conference I strongly urge you to register online at before 15 April.

Furthermore if you would like to be considered for a scholarship please submit your CV and required poster to Sunjie at: sunjie[at]tongji.edu.cn and mention that you are from a GUPES member.

Our thanks to Tongji for hosting the Conference and mobilizing resources to support scholarships.