VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership
The VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week offers university students and faculty from all over the world a chance to collaborate, form partnerships, build their global networks, and congregate in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia, USA. Images from the University of Kent's most recent participants:
The Global Partnership is an ongoing, cooperative association of regions building permanent social and academic relationships with each other, for mutual long-term advantage.
Members of the partnership gather annually during a weeklong Global Partnership event hosted by VT KnowledgeWorks, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Virginia Tech, and citizens and businesses of the Roanoke-Blacksburg region.
University of Kent 2017 Entry
University of Kent 2016 Entry
University of Kent 2015 Entry
University of Kent 2014 Entry
Benefits to participants include:
- Chance to compete for a $25,000 Grand Prize, $15,000 Second Prize, and $5,000 People's Choice Award.
- Ownership of awards and team name engraved on the VT KnowledgeWorks Trophy
- Presentation coaching with local, technology-based American companies
- Lodging provided by local host families
- Virginia Tech campus, Center for the Arts, and Lane Stadium tours
- Celebratory meals, banquets, and social gatherings with Virginia Tech students
- Opportunity to build your global network with other university students
... ALL FREE for competing student team members!