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GC2: 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?
GC1: 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!

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Sunday, 10 December 2017
Sarafina!

The Forum, a workshops and seminars Initiative, screened Sarafina! an iconic South African film that centres on students involved in the Soweto Uprising of 1976. We showcased this film as a means of sparking debate around South African youths’ socio-political engagement during Apartheid, and especially how this relates to more recent protest movements such as RhodesMustFall and FeesMustFall.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:30
Social Justice Activism and Self-Care

The Forum, a workshops and seminars initiative, hosted Kanyisa Ntombini a 23-year old Engineering student and disability activist from the Eastern Cape. As an ardent social justice activist here at the University of Cape Town (UCT), she held a seminar titled Social Justice Activism and Self-Care.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:15
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

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