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Global Goals Summit

The Global Goals Summit is Durham University’s signature youth summit, a local convening of young people who want to make a true impact on the global challenges we all face.

The overall aim? Find new ways to mobilise, empower, and inspire young people to take action toward the Sustainable Development Goals. We know that the Global Goals Summit is not the end of the movement, but the beginning.
Find out more about this event and register

This Durham Global Week Signature Event will see Durham University students and local sixth-formers come together to learn more about the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, hear from experts and changemakers in the field and work on practical solutions through the award-winning Game Changer innovation programme.

The winners of the Game Changer activity will be presented with their award at the inaugural Durham Global Awards ceremony on 10 March 2023!

What are the benefits of attending the Summit?

The SDGs are of critical importance across all aspects of our lives, so this is a fantastic opportunity for those passionate about making the world a better place. Whether you're a Year 12 or 13 student, or University student, why not register for your place at this summit today?

It's also extremely relevant if you're aiming to pursue a career in a whole host of sectors, including (but not limited to) international development, education, politics, policy, climate and marine science, clean energy, engineering, urban planning and many more.

The summit will also enable sixth-form students to gain a useful insight into University life and opportunities. It will be a fantastic addition to any UCAS application, and the learning outcomes will be extremely worthwhile.