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Welcome at SQUARE

SQUARE is the University of St.Gallen's innovative field of thought and experimentation that enables new ways of teaching and learning.

 

Intendant Program and Special Formats

SQUARE supports learning for young and old at the University of St.Gallen through innovative events and formats. The artistic director curates a program that links new perspectives and topics and networks with different actors to create challenging events. Discover our Personalities and Artists in Residence and take part in their program!

 

To the Intendant program

Public Events

Thu
11.04.
16:15
-
18:00
Curricular

The Recruiting Process Unveiled: Strategies to Crack the Code and Succeed in Your Application

This talk provides practical strategies for students looking to enhance their application success. Our speakers draw on real-world insights to examine the critical components prior and within the recruiting process. The objective is to offer a clear understanding and provide a framework for students to navigate the complexities inherent in job applications. Additionally, this talk serves as an opportunity to address any questions you may have always wanted to ask an HR expert.
Speaker:
Location:
Arena, 11-2091
Wed
24.04.
-
Sat
27.04.
18:00
-
23:00
Artist in Residence

Artist in Residence: Origen Festival «The Artist's Way» am SQUARE

Origen bringt als «Artist in Residence» des SQUARE-Programms einen neu geschaffenen Tanzabend auf die Bühne. Zur Aufführung gelangt Origens Tanzproduktion «The Artist’s Way». Das Werk ist eine Kreation des britischen Choreo­graphen Robert Robinson und wurde im vergangenen Sommer auf Burg Riom uraufgeführt. In seinem ersten abendfüllenden Werk für Origens Bühnen befasst sich Robinson damit, wie seine Wahrnehmung von Zeit und Vergänglichkeit seinen Weg als Künstler geprägt hat.
Speaker:
Location:
SQUARE, Atrium
Thu
25.04.
13:00
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15:00
Festival Origen

Origen Festival: Tanz-Workshop am SQUARE

Der britische Choreograph und Tänzer Robert Robinson stimmt in diesem Tanz-Workshop auch physisch in sein neues Tanzwerk ein. Packen Sie die einmalige Chance, inmitten des SQUARE in Bewegung zu kommen und am eigenen Körper zu erfahren, was es bedeutet, eine Choreographie einzustudieren. Das Tragen bequemer Sportbekleidung wird empfohlen.
Speaker:
Location:
Atrium, 11-0041
Tue
07.05.
-
Thu
09.05.
08:00
-
18:00
Personality in Residence

Personality in Residence: Josef Ackermann

Join Josef Ackermann'​​​​​​​s program and seize the opportunity to learn from a renowned expert in banking.
Speaker:
Location:
SQUARE
Tue
14.05.
-
Thu
16.05.
08:00
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18:00
Personality in Residence

Personality in Residence: Andri Hinnen

Join in Andri Hinnen's program and tap into a world where creativity meets business. Andri, with his roots in International Affairs at the University of St.Gallen, is the brain behind Zense, a company known for making complex ideas easy to understand using reframing and gamification. More details are on the way so stay tuned!
Speaker:
Location:
SQUARE
Wed
15.05.
16:15
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18:00
Curricular

Fundamental Challenges and Opportunities for the ICT-Industry with Stephan Schnez

Stephan Schnez, currently at Huawei's Central Research Institute focusing on technology strategy and planning, will address fundamental challenges facing the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) industry due to the nearing physical and economic limits of long-standing engineering principles. Schnez will discuss potential strategies to navigate these challenges, spotlighting opportunities for academia, industry professionals, start-ups, and established companies alike.
Speaker:
Location:
Tellstrasse 2, Room: 58-022
Thu
16.05.
16:15
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18:00
Curricular

Human-Centered Security: Focusing on the human in IT security and privacy research with Verena Zimmermann

Verena Zimmermann, Assistant Professor for Security, Privacy and Society at ETH Zurich, will explore the pivotal role of human factors in security and privacy, addressing common perceptions of human vulnerability in security-critical systems, such as weak password creation or susceptibility to phishing attacks. Her talk will delve into the psychological underpinnings of why people may behave insecurely and propose how to shift these behaviors towards more secure practices.
Speaker:
Location:
Arena, 11-2091
Mon
30.09.
-
Sat
12.10.
08:00
-
16:00
Public Events

United Nations Peace Missions

Peace missions are the main instrument of the United Nations (UN) to promote peace around the world. They are central to the lives of people in conflict contexts who are affected by violence. This interactive exhibition at the SQUARE will allow you to learn about the main facts and trends related to UN peace missions; explore the different types of activities they engage in; reflect on how to assess their effectiveness; and better understand Switzerland’s contribution to UN peace missions.
Speakers:
Dr. Sara Hellmüller
Prof. Dr. Hannah Smidt
Location:
HSG SQUARE

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