We are excited to announce a new partnership between Future Foundations and IGGY, the University of Warwick’s online educational and social network for gifted young people.
With a membership of over 10,000 young people aged 13-18, IGGY is an online platform that connects the world’s brightest young minds. Its aims are to encourage independent learning and critical thinking as well as getting students to work collaboratively with one another. Through exciting academic content, often focused on current affairs, forums and competitions IGGY provides a platform for networking between members and encourages students to have an international perspective and understand the impact of globalization.
Bright Futures Weekend 2016
Now, through a collaboration with Future Foundations’ IGGY will be offering it’s members in Years 11, 12 and 13 the opportunity to attend Bright Futures Weekend. This is a weekend of transformational leadership training, Higher Education experience and networking to expand their impact and equip young people with the skills and self belief to achieve their full potential.
Participants in the Bright Futures weekend in December 2016 will experience Future Foundations award winning training, which includes a packed timetable of engaging and interactive workshops and challenges designed to equip them with a toolkit of transferable skills. They will also hear from inspirational speakers, be inspired through special topics sessions led by Warwick University’s leading academics and engage with like-minded young people from across the country.
IGGY is proud to support Bright Futures. This event will bring young people together to realise their true potential and start on the path to become the leaders of tomorrow. We’re looking forward to welcoming them to the University of Warwick in December.
Alice Baines Hamblin
We are delighted to be working in partnership with IGGY, as an organisation that shares so many of Future Foundations core values. We look forward to meeting IGGY members at Bright Futures in December 2016 and connecting alumni of our own programmes with the IGGY network.