Columbia University: A campus where you will never feel bored!

Columbia University has the advantage of being located in the famous New-York City. It is true that the Big Apple offers you so many things to do that you can already feel very busy. However, you will also be surprised by the number of events and activities you can do on the campus of Columbia University alone. Here are a few examples of what you can do:

A calendar full of events:

Columbia University is a vibrant and dynamic place where all kinds of events are held. If you are a food lover, you will find some free food fairs during the semester. If you like music, you can go to the numerous performances done or organized by some Columbia’s clubs: dance, choirs, piano recital, and so forth. If you are a cinema lover, you will be able to watch open-air movies with la Maison Française, the French club at Columbia University.

If you are more into conferences, you will also be amazed by the quantity and quality of lectures offered to the students on the campus. You will be able to attend conferences hold by prestigious guests and leading figures. The fields and topics tackled in those conferences are broad: from science to philosophy, including also politics and geopolitics of course. For the latter, you will have plenty of opportunities to hear heads of state and other international personalities talking on subjects such a protectionism, the world economy and so forth. As we are here to study geopolitics, it is definitely a marvelous opportunity to learn more. This year, for instance, we get the chance to see the President of the World Bank, the President of Colombia, the President of the Swiss Confederation, the Vice President of the EU Commission, just to name a few.

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Impact Hub is a company that provides co-working space and that also includes an innovation lab. With this concept, entrepreneurs are more inspired. Working together in a common space every day lets them have the necessary tools and encouragements to succeed in their projects. In Seattle, and we presume at the other offices around the world, there are so many people with different background and from different origins. Continue reading