Sunday, April 16, 2006

Fancy A Trip To Oxford?

Well, if you are the winner of the English Speaking Union (ESU) International Relations Conference Contest, you get to attend the conference at Oriel College, Oxford University in July this year. The prize includes air ticket and transferee cost, lectures and visits, accommodation and meals during the conference.

In 2005 34 delegates attended the Conference and they represented a total of 21 countries. The majority of delegates were young professionals from the fields of trade and industry, law, journalism, teaching and the diplomatic service.

During the week four main topics will be covered: British Institutions; International Relations; Law and Government, British Institutions and International Trade and Industry. Each session will take the form of a short lecture followed by a comprehensive discussion involving all delegates.

Contestants this year must write a 150-word essay entitled “How international relations can benefit Malaysia." The closing date is April 28 and submissions should include name, identity card number, nationality, degree and qualification, address, telephone number and e-mail address.

Submissions should be sent to ESU International Relations Conference, Star Publication (M) Bhd, Menara Star, 15 Jalan 16/11, 46350 Petaling Jaya or e-mailed to For more information on ESU Malaysia, log on to or call 03-8942 6278. You can also download the application forms here.

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