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Aarhus Symposium Challenge Toolbox

GET STARTED ON YOUR ESSAY

 

Writing an extraordinary essay starts with a good idea. If you need some inspiration to kick-start your creative thinking, the Challenge Toolbox can help you. On this online platform, you can delve into the three Challenge Topics and obtain extensive insights from interesting articles and videos.

The Challenge Toolbox provides you with a mind map for each of the three Challenge Topics. Each of these contains interesting subtopics for you to gain inspiration from for your essay. The Challenge Toolbox is easy to manoeuvre and can assist you in deciding which speaker’s Challenge Topic you want to take up and narrowing in on the unique take of your essay.

MEET LUKE MCGINTY, THE WINNER OF THE AARHUS SYMPOSIUM AWARD 2016

 

The winner of the Aarhus Symposium Award 2016 was Luke McGinty, BSc student in Economics on exchange at Copenhagen University from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Luke wrote his essay in response to the challenge proposed by Jimmy Maymann on “The Influence of Digitalisation”. He argued that a media company could achieve immense success by offering their users a curated selection of the best articles available online. You can read his inspiring essay here.

 

The speakers participating in Aarhus Symposium Challenge 2016 were Peder Holk Nielsen, President & CEO at Novozymes; Jimmy Maymann, President at AOL Content & Consumer Brands; and Morten Albæk, Co-founder & CEO at Voluntas. Each of them challenged students to write an essay about a specific topic relating to this year’s theme: “The Art of Power”.

To learn more about Aarhus Symposium Challenge 2016 and to experience Aarhus Symposium 2016, please visit the Past symposia page.