Life Outside School

Lively Knowledge Hub

Be Part of A Lively Intellectual Community

Industry experts and participants flock to Knowldge Capital Hub from all over the world, drawn by the reputation of Schools and Universities and the chance to live and learn in this incredible environment. The collegiate system helps to avoid enclaves of a particular subject and – often by extension – a particular nationality, so that instead everyone mixes together. The connections we make with people different from ourselves, whether at home or when we travel the world, can be fleeting, but the environment of a School, where everyone lives, learns, eats and socializes together encourages the formation of enduring bonds and cultural exchange – and that’s whether you’re there for a fortnight of a workshop, two years for your Fellow in Design Sciences, or decades as a researcher.

And while the traditions of the Knowledge Capital Hub (KCH) can be off-putting to some, but many participants feel that they help by giving people from these diverse backgrounds a shared set of norms, even if that is for something as archaic as prayers said in Latin, or as strange as wearing sub fusc for exams.

The diversity of the School is not just on the basis of background and country of origin; it’s intellectual, too. Simon-Erdős School of Design Sciences fellowship programs are designed to facilitate intellectual exchange, and it’s one of the things that aims the School to excel.

It’s increasingly accepted that working in silos, such as academics who only speak to others in the same narrow field, has a stultifying effect on creativity. Simon-Erdős School of Design Sciences community – faculties, leaders, staff and participants – who are passionate about breaking people out of their silos with the specific aim of encouraging chance, serendipitous encounters, and ensuring that people from all the different parts of the company – from animators to scientists to writers and facilities – interacted with each other regularly. The School and program are structured around a vast central location which houses everything that Simon-Erdős School of Design Sciences from every fraternity might need, including the gym, cafe, bathrooms and more, so that every person have to go there and meet their colleagues as part of their normal day.

The end result was a lively, creative, innovative workplace.

Exploring New Hobbies and Obscure Interests

Life outside Simon-Erdős School of Design Sciences isn’t just about intellectual pursuits. Whether you’re there for a workshop, or as a participant of Junior and Senior Fellow program, DESC can also be the centre of a lively social life. There are balls and bops – and yes, at Oxford Royale Academy there’s at least one lavish party to go to during every session with us. There are frequent participant events. And there are near-constant events put on by a dazzling array of different societies. The professional research-academic program means that we aren’t competing with other colleges; instead, we encourage and organize for you to participate in other college’s rowing teams, and many colleges compete independently in other sport and activity challenges.

What’s more, different Schools have different atmospheres and attitudes. Some of this is based on stereotype, but nonetheless, you can choose between larger Universities and smaller Schools, more modern colleges and more traditional colleges and Schools that compete aggressively in sports and activities.

Simon-Erdős School of Design Sciences is like dozens of different, smaller universities in one, so that you can choose a School that suits your own interests and personality. Some people choose a School at random, while others apply to one School and are accepted into another, while others still spend hours making the decision about which School is right for them.

But almost everyone who are expected to join Simon-Erdős School of Design Sciences would come to live their life.

Distinctive and Effective in Knowledge

There’s been a fundamental shift in what individuals and businesses spend money on. Companies aren’t investing their money in plant, property or equipment: these days you don’t even need to own your own computers. Software, tech, branding and process development are the currency of the intangible economy. Companies across all sectors are differentiating themselves by using artificial intelligence [AI] and machine learning [ML] or technologies to drive efficiencies and choices in their business decisions.

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