Join our Virtual Open Day!

Join our Virtual Open Day!

Zoom webinar : 13 August 2024 | 13:00 EDT | 18:00 BST

Are you passionate about conservation and community development? We’d love to meet you!

Join GVI’s next free Virtual Open Day to learn more about our impactful programs in extraordinary locations.

Hear from our expert team, connect with our passionate participants and ask all your burning questions.

Event Details

Zoom details

Zoom webinar : 13 August 2024 | 13:00 EDT | 18:00 BST

Are you passionate about conservation and community development? We’d love to meet you! 

Join our next free Virtual Open Day and learn about the incredible impact GVI program participants are making worldwide. 

Whether you’re searching for volunteering opportunities,  internships, professional apprenticeships or research fellowships – we’ve got it all! We even have virtual internships, meaning you can make an impact from right where you are. 

This Open Day will help you confidently step into your next big adventure! Join us online on Tuesday to get exclusive access to our team of experts, connect with previous program participants and have all your burning questions answered. Come see what it truly means to be a part of GVI’s global community.


 This Virtual Open Day will allow you to:

  • Hear from our passionate conservation and social impact experts. 
  • Find out about our new programs located in unique settings like scenic, remote islands across the globe.
  • Listen to inspiring stories from GVI alumni and ask about their personal experiences on programs.
  • Discover the benefits of doing either a virtual or in-person program.
  • Ask questions live and get instant feedback.
  • Connect with passionate changemakers from all over the world.


You’ll also get exclusive access to a special GVI Open Day offer. By attending this Open Day, you will qualify for:

  • A £300/USD$400 voucher to use toward your program. (T&Cs apply.)
  • A reduced deposit of £95/US$125 (usually £500/USD$750)
  • The opportunity to pay off your program in instalments at no extra cost (usually a fee of £195/US$225 applies). 


Voucher T&Cs

This Open Day voucher:

  • May not be applied to existing bookings.
  • Valid for seven days from the event date.
  • May not be used for online courses or Virtual Internships.
  • May not exceed 20% of the program fee.


Your adventure of a lifetime is one click away. Sign up for our GVI Virtual Open Day. (It’s free – but please register to secure your spot and get the Zoom link.)

Schedule of events



Introduction to GVI

25 minutes



Program focuses unpacked

15 minutes



Program types unpacked

15 minutes



Wrap up

5 minutes

This Virtual Open Day is free and open to everyone! However, you must register to secure your spot. Space is limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Once you have registered, we will send you a Zoom link via email and text the day before the event – so keep an eye on your inbox!

During the live event, we welcome audience participation via Zoom’s real-time chat box function. This is your chance to interact with our team, ask any questions and get immediate feedback. You’ll also have the opportunity to join two program-specific breakout rooms for more details on the programs you’re interested in joining. 

Please note: No Zoom account is needed to attend the event. During the main presentation, GVI presenters and other attendees will not be able to see you via video or hear you via microphone. During the breakout sessions you will have the option to turn your video and microphone on.

Get acquainted with your open day presenters

Vardhan (He/his)

Conservation Impact Director

Dr. Vardhan Patankar, our dedicated Impact Director, has an impressive background in marine systems. Holding a Ph.D. in Coral Reef Ecology and Conservation Biology, Dr. Patankar ...

Luvo (She/her)

Enrolment Manager

Our admissions experience runs like a well-oiled machine, and we have Luvo to thank for that! She  joined GVI in 2022 as an Enrollment Manager an ...

Refilwe (She/her)

Social Impact Director

Three things you should know about Refilwe – she is passionate about all things impact-related, loves working with communities and enjoys spendin ...

Annie (She/her)

Conservation Communications Manager

Annie is the Conservation Communications Manager for GVI and its sister organisation, Bushwise Field Guides. She is a qualified nature guide and ...