Books for thought episode eleven: Two must reads for people curious about studying Robotics and Computer Science

Hello BfT fans! As promised, I am blogging the contents of Episode 11 and some links that might interest you. For this episode, I have interviewed Stuart Forsyth, one of the talented and highly qualified tutors from Oxford and Melio Summer Courses. For those of you who don’t know, Oxford Summer Courses and Melio are leaders in helping students hoping for admission to top universities such as University of Cambridge and University of Oxford. Melio doesn’t help with the admissions process (but IEC does!), but rather works with students to ensure that they have the academic experiences and prowess to stand out in the sea of highly qualified applicants.

Books for Thought Episode nine: Two must reads for people curious about Education

Hello BfT fans! As promised, I am posting links that will feed your curiosity after watching Episode 9. I had the honour of speaking with Dr. Marcelo Staricoff, professor at the University of Sussex and the lead on a very special and innovative project within Education, JONK. I also had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Simon Thompson, Education Department Head at the University of Sussex.

Books for thought episode six: top five 2020 books

Hello everyone and welcome to episode number 6 of Books for Thought. As some of you may already know my name is Sofía and I’m IEC’s managing director. Today’s episode is going to be a little different than our previous ones, instead of selecting books in relation to a specific study area, I’m going to talk about my favorite books that I have read this year.

Books for thought episode four: Fashion

Hello everyone! I’m very excited to be writing today’s Books For Thought blog.

My name is Sofía Goya and I’m IEC’s managing director. But most importantly I’m an avid reader, I normally read between 50 to 52 books per year and this year thanks to coronavirus lockdown I’ve already reached that number so hopefully this year I will finish around 65 books.

Books for thought episode three: Human Geography

Heya! Welcome back to Books for Thought! I am very excited because this is the first recording from the beautiful IEC office! It’s great to be back and see my lovely coworkers’ faces and it’s even better to be in an air-conditioned space! So, getting back to this month’s review, we are focusing on Human Geography. I can’t think of a better field to explore as we try to navigate our way through such uncertain times.

Books for Thought Episode Two: Four must reads for people curious about a career in International Relations (Global Studies)

Links that might interest you after listening to this episode’s introduction:

Extra link: United Nations International Days Calendar

As I mentioned in the video, June is the month with the most International Days. If you want to see which issues the UN is hoping to raise awareness about through their International Days, have a look.

Extra link: How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

This book’s purpose is to explain why not being a racist is simply not enough.