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Student Participants in the Universitas 21 Global Citizens Program

Apply for the U21 Global Citizens Program

Social Sciences students are invited to join globally-minded students in a free online leadership course in October.

Sep 16, 2021

Social Science students, along with all McMaster students, are encouraged to apply for a virtual Global Citizens leadership course offered by Universitas 21 (U21), a global network of research universities including McMaster. A total of 75 spaces have been held for McMaster students, to connect with hundreds of students from around the world.

The online leadership development course, held from October 4th to 22nd, 2021, will be delivered by Common Purpose, a global not-for-profit organization that specializes in Cross-Boundary Leadership.

The U21 Global Citizens website explains: “By developing ideas together, across borders and time zones, students develop the skills needed to thrive in the 21st century whilst tackling some of the world’s most pressing problems, outlined in the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG). With the support of Common Purpose’s trained facilitators, participants are guided to reflect on the improvement in their cultural competency and awareness throughout the course and how they, as individuals and as groups, can turn their learning into valuable global action.”

Any registered McMaster student aged 18 or older, including undergraduate and graduate, is eligible to apply.

The deadline to apply is Friday, September 24th at 1 p.m. EST (5 p.m. GMT). Interested students can apply directly on the Universitas 21 Global Citizens website.