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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.
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!

News

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

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

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

In support of Freedom Day and Freedom Week 2016, the Global Citizenship Programme hosted a screening and discussion of the documentary Dear Mandela (2012), which followed members of the Abahlali baseMjondolo within the context of the 2007 KZN Slums Act.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:15

On the 20th April, the UCT Global Citizenship Programme joined up with MAKTUB, a linguistic platform used to teach the Arabic language in non-Arabic environments, as well as A Common Word Among the Youth and the United Religions Initiative, in hosting ‘The Gathering’.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:00

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