GC Ignition Event 2017
Ignition Event 2017
Join the UCT Global Citizenship Programme for our Ignition Event, to kick of the year and the GC2 Short Course which is running this semester.Come along on Tues 28th, at 5pm to the Electrical and Mechanical Building, EM7.
Service, Citizenship and Social Justice (SEMESTER 1)
Is there a difference between charity and development? Am I really making a change, or just perpetuating inequality? Is two hours a week of volunteering enough? Applications for 2016 closed.
Orange the World Youth Summit
Orange the World Youth Summit - 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children - took place on 10 December 2016.
Global Debates, Local Voices (SEMESTER 2)
What does it mean to live in the 'Third World'? How do we respond to exploitation of people and the environment? How do inqualities shape our daily existence?
Voluntary Community Service (ONGOING)
At GC we believe that community service is a vital component of being an active citizen. GC 3 is voluntary, 60-hours community service and is ongoing - you can sign up at any time!


Thursday, 22 June 2017
Orange the World Youth Summit

Orange the World Youth Summit - which formed part of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children- took place 10 December 2016. The GC Team formed a critical component of the project team

Publication Date:
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 17:30
Cultivating Social Spaces: A Networking Workshop for Social Development Societies and Entrepreneurs

In line with the Global Citizenship Programme’s aim of connecting with more student-run organizations, we were invited to co-facilitate a networking event with Ubunye, a student development agency here at the University of Cape Town (UCT), connecting with individuals from to address topics relevant to their specific organisations.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 21:45
Social Infrastructures wins UCT Award

Social Infrastructures, a course convened by the Global Citizenship Programme and based in the EBE faculty, has won the 2016 UCT Collaborative Education Practice Award. The award is given to educational projects which utilise interdisciplinary collaboration and innovative pedagogy, while drawing on relevant literature, shows responsiveness to monitoring and evaluation, and provides a strong developmental opportunity for students. 

Publication Date:
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 13:30
GC Act: Talk + Clothes-Drive

From Monday to Wednesday, 23 - 25 May, the GC Programme hosted a clothes-drive for the benefit of U-Turn, a non-profit organisation working with homeless people in Cape Town. The clothes-drive was organised by GC2 student Rowyn Naidoo as a GC-Act initiative.To end off the clothes-drive, Rowyn chaired a discussion on homelessness with Dylan Marais from U-Turn and researcher and policy analyst Tristan Görgens.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:30