The History Troupe

Hinterland Elective Seminars

Summer Summit

The Summer Summit offers selected students a varied full-day itinerary of inspirational talks, a carousel of seminars and exhibitions – all delivered in a University style. Students will be pre-assigned to a group made up of students from different Schools and Colleges. The spirit of ALL Hinterland sessions is to promote the widest interests among students, and this means challenging the separation of students into two rival camps of the STEM versus the Arts.

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Ben Homewood
Chemicals & Energy Cluster

The Humber is now THE Energy Estuary and home to a significant cluster of chemicals related industry. Companies like BP, Phillips 66, Air Products, Vivergo, Nippon Gohsei, Yara & Ineos all have significant operations and workforce needs.

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Modern Foreign Languages

On either side of the Brexit debate trade is seen as the way to generate a sustainable future. Languages play a significant role is all deals with meaning and perception as crucial to common understanding. And yet the study of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) in schools is in free fall.

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History Matters

History is far more than a timeline of events and stories of great men learned by rote. Mastering the historical narrative requires an understanding of contrasting opinion and versions of history based on wide-ranging cultural and intellectual frameworks.

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Kakania

An innovative seminar on Politics, Economics, Innovation, Geography and Culture. This seminar is highly relevant to students seeking more insight into PPE at Oxford and a range of other universities. Content opens up a host of other options such as geography and adds cultural capital to STEM excellence.

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Artificial Intelligence

The theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making and translation between languages.

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Innovation

Innovation is the lifeblood of sustainable growth. This workshop explores how society uses innovative thinking and applications to tackle emerging needs and challenges.

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The Gallery

Aspiration and cultural capital can be the missing link between excellence in the core curriculum and securing the right HE progression and career pathway. This seminar explores the relevance of art as a way to improve perception and appreciation beyond any core curriculum.

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