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Apply for the One Young World Summit 2022

We are offering students a once in a lifetime opportunity to attend the One Young World Summit in Tokyo.

One Young World 2019 Summit highlights

The 2019 OYW Summit took place in the London, United Kingdom.

What is One Young World?

One Young World is a great opportunity for anyone interested in finding innovative solutions for the pressing issues the world faces, helping shape global development.

The annual One Young World Summit is attended by the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organisations as well as world leaders. Speakers have included Kofi Annan, Arianna Huffington, Emma Watson, Meghan Markle, Justin Trudeau, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Mary Robinson, Sol Campbell and Sir Bob Geldof.

Why attend One Young World?

  • Network with committed activists, young leaders and global figureheads
  • Attend inspirational keynote lectures from some of the world’s most powerful individuals
  • Debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues the world faces
  • Represent the University of Bath

Previous years' students have attended summits in Bogotá, London, Ottawa, Bangkok, Dublin, The Hague and Johannesburg. Read about their experiences on our previous delegates’ blogs.

Apply to become a delegate

Applications are open to students from the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences and School of Management. The trip will be fully funded by the Faculty and School.

One Young World Tokyo takes place 23-26 May 2022. This means that students who will have exams during this period will be unable to attend.

Students on placement, undertaking PhDs, or on courses with assignments as opposed to exams will be eligible to apply. However if you are selected as a delegate you must ensure you have permission to attend from your employer, supervisor, or your Director of Studies.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 17 October 2021. In your application you will need to:

  • explain how you would benefit from attending
  • tell us if you’ve got a project or idea you’d like to develop on your return

You must also agree to the competition terms and conditions.

If you get shortlisted, you will be invited for interview to review your motivations and eligibility. Skype interviews can be arranged if you are on a placement or study year abroad.

Apply for a delegate space at the One Young World Summit 2022

Apply for a One Young World delegate place Deadline Sunday 17 October 2021


If you have a question regarding One Young World, please contact us.