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About the Programme

The Hack to London programme is an extension of the Central European Conference Project organised annually by the University of London Czech & Slovak Society (ULU CZSK Society), an organisation which brings together Czech and Slovak students of prestigious universities in London in professional and social events. The Hack to London programme aims to invite a number of outstanding Czech and Slovak high school students to spend four days in London in March 2018. The full cost of the trip for each student, including the cost of accommodation and return flight tickets, will be covered by the ULU CZSK Society. The goal of this project is to increase awareness among high school students from Czechia and Slovakia on pursuing a university degree in the UK as well as to connect these students with the London Czech & Slovak community, which may be of benefit to them in both professional and personal development.

Programme Features

Sightseeing

Sightseeing and touring of London

Speed-dating

Speed-dating with London-based Czech and Slovak students based on the applicant’s expressed course of study

Networking

Attendance at the Speakers and Partners Dinner with an opportunity to network with important figures from Czechia and Slovakia

CE Conference

Attendance at the Second Annual CE Conference at LSE with workshops and panel discussions

Who is eligible to apply?

Student applicants must:

  • Be at least 16 years old at the time of the programme;
  • Be in a second or third year of high school at the time of the programme;
  • Have permission from either a parent or legal guardian to participate in the programme;
  • Have citizenship and current residency in the country which you are applying for (Czechia or Slovakia);
  • Be proficient in English; and
  • Submit a complete application by the given deadline.

What are we looking for in participants?

Strong academic potential and desire to learn
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Openness to experiencing new cultures and ways of thinking
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Commitment to volunteering work and social initiatives in their home communities
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Energetic and positive attitude and a willingness to expand his or her horizons
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