Trailblazing students from Imperial and MIT aim to solve world problems

Stephen Johns

Imperial College London and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) launched a new student exchange pilot a few weeks ago.

Speaking at the event Professor Maggie Dallman, Vice President (International) at Imperial College London, said: "We’re very keen on supporting the exchange of our young people and this is an incredible opportunity. You are all trailblazers.

"You have the opportunity to solve the problems the world faces, such as climate change, healthcare and societal issues.

“But to do this you will need to understand different cultures and work across borders."

The exchange sees undergraduate students from both MIT and Imperial spend up to a year at the other institution. Continue story...