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Edale Campaigning Weekend 2018

Words by Ross Cathcart, Head of Local Comms and Events, Rethinking Economics

Hello!

Rethinking Economics is excited to give you the chance to apply to our annual Campaigning Weekend-Away in Edale, Peak District.

The weekend  from from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st October. Applications to attend are open to any UK-based students who organise in a Rethinking Economics local group or who would like to become more involved with the network.

What is Edale?

Edale is a weekend residential open to UK-based students who organise in a Rethinking Economics local group or who would like to become more involved with the network. It is organised to strengthen the campaign and the network and is a great opportunity for you to meet other students involved in the movement. There’ll be a range of workshops, talks, and discussions all designed to enhance the campaign at your university for curriculum reform and to give you a say over what the Rethinking Economics network in the UK should be focusing on.

What are the entry requirements?

To apply you need to be a student currently studying in the UK. Aside from that, you need to be prepared to get stuck in during a busy week of campaign preparation and skills-sharing, and be ready to implement your new skills when back at university.

There will be at least two places available for every group.

**Please circulate this survey to your committee members and key organisers for them to apply.**

How do I apply?

Apply by filling in this survey:

https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/EdaleOctober2018/

When is the deadline?

**The final deadline for applicants is Wednesday 19th September.**

Please apply as soon as possible so we can confirm attendance numbers! Successful candidates will be confirmed from 21st September.

How much does it cost?

Rethinking Economics will provide for all meals and accommodation on the weekend. A stipend will be available to cover travel costs for all those that require it. Rethinking Economics is committed ensuring that no-one is prevented from attending Edale due to their financial circumstances.

If you have any questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Weekend Lead Organiser, Ross, on ross.cathcart@rethinkeconomics.org.

See you in Edale!

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