An enriching and formative online experience for college students to come together and hear from game changers, innovators, survivors, and risk takers from across the globe. Amid the challenges and uncertainty that we are all facing, students will learn how to overcome obstacles, the importance of teamwork and resilience, with tips and tools to take forward in their own life. In a year like no other, CollegesLive is an event like no other.
Charles Duke, Astronaut
Charles Duke knows more than most about the importance of teamwork, communication and reaching for the stars, having helped to guide Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins as they touched down on the Moon in 1969. He also became the tenth person to ever step foot on the moon, and was a critical part of NASAs space programme during the height of the space race.
Ana Carolina Corrêa – Global Climate Change
On the frontline of the battle against the climate emergency, Brazil based Ana is a youth climate leader and climate activist.
Midge Ure OBE- Singer/Songwriter/Producer, co-Founder of BandAid / LiveAid & Ambassador for Save the Children
Band Aid and Live Aid set the campaigning agenda for more than a decade, bringing together artists, activists and politicians to push for change. Midge will be sharing what he’s learned from a lifetime of campaigning.
Jerri Williams – FBI Special Agent
As an African American woman, Jerri Williams had to overcome many obstacles and prejudices to becoming a leading FBI agent. 28 years in the field, she is a global economic crimes expert and works to improve diversity and inclusion in the FBI.
German‐British historian, Edgar Feuchwanger and his family were neighbours of Adolf Hitler, until they were forced to flee Germany. Now 98, Edgar tells the story of witnessing the rise of Nazi Germany first-hand.
More speakers and sessions to be announced soon.
A quote from Steve Framton MBE, former AoC President
“A positive outcome of covid, and the move to a virtual world is that now, all Member college students can access this inspiring, engaging and thought provoking afternoon of amazing speakers from their homes, study areas and colleges. This is an affordable, brilliant opportunity to offer some real educational enrichment during the autumn term for the incredible students in our sector. It will also be great fun!”
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