Call for Entries - 5th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2014 in Phnom Penh

Humanitarian Affairs UK, in partnership with the Royal Government of Cambodia, invites 1000 Promising Students from over 50 countries to the 5th University Scholars Leadership Symposium to be held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on August 1 to 7, 2014.


Humanitarian Affairs is a member of the United Nations Global Compact, the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations, World Alliance for Citizens Participation and the International Association for Volunteer Effort. 


They aim to provide youths the opportunity to engage in humanitarian service, strengthen their awareness of diverse cultures, and develop a lifelong commitment to helping others by participating in relief efforts to benefit impoverished communities in poverty-stricken countries.


The Phnom Penh Symposium 2014 will include training sessions on leadership and communication, project management and implementation. Three CNN Heroes of the Year :  Chad Pregracke(CNN Hero of the Year, 2013), Pushpa Basnet(CNN Hero of the Year, 2012), Robin Lim(CNN Hero of the Year, 2011), will share their experiences with the 1,000 delegates. Others professional motivational trainers will inspire the delegates to take concrete action over their lives.


Humanitarian Affairs believes in the holistic development of global-minded and forward thinking leaders. Encountering different cultures and providing aid to those suffering abroad facilitates both intellectual and emotional development. Most importantly, this process helps to bring education, relief and warmth to the to the communities in need.


You may want to watch the video documentation of the 2013 Symposium at : Manila Symposium 2013. If you would like to know more about this event, you may access the Symposium’s official website : .


This is a life-changing experience not to be missed! Moreover, delegates at the USL Symposium will have the opportunity to attend the Oxford Symposium 2015. The Oxford Symposium is open to top 100 universities in the world. Students who are not from these universities may take an assessment test at the Phnom Penh Symposium.


 for more details of the Symposium, please download: 5th University Scholars Leadership Symposium  agenda


CYCU will provide 10 outstanding participants half to full amount of the registration fee.



1. Go to and register online before June 4.

2. Fill in the application form and email to along with personal resume & statement before June 6.


Note: please don't email to directly. All participants from CYCU will be a group.



Introducing to you ONE of the extraordinary speaker; Scott Neeson


Scott is an Australian native, who was the ex-President of 20th Century Fox International, and has overseen the global success of block-busters like "Titanic," "Braveheart," and "Die Another Day,". A trip to Cambodia made Scott leave Hollywood, sell his mansion, Porsche, and yacht and set off for Asia to provide food, shelter, and education to destitute children.


What made Scott turn his back on a successful career in the movie business and USD 1 million salary ? Listen to his inspiring story at the Phnom Penh Symposium.


Here is a short video introduction of this amazing speaker :