Citizenship & Social Justice: Activism, Service and Social Change
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Hart House Global Commons
The Hart House Global Commons series brings together students from seven international locations to participate in an online, globally-networked five-week workshop series focused on sharing ideas and skills to support climate justice action.
Dialogue and Deliberation for Active Citizenship
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Decolonising Citizenship
The purpose of the facilitators course is to provide a space to learn, reflect, think critically and develop facilitation skills in the context of decolonising higher education.
GC4 Dialogue and Deliberations for Active Citizenship
GC4 is a short academic course to run as a co-learning partnership between the UCT GCP and The University of The Witwatersrand, focusing on dialogue and deliberation in the context of student activism, exploring how students engage in conversation...


Thursday, 24 June 2021
The Way Forward: Indigenous Leadership for a Just Future

“Those who know what it means to lose our world and live might have something to lend to a broader humanity that now faces its own existential crises in the form of disease and climate change.” --Julian Brave NoiseCat,

Join students from around the world for an interactive discussion about what Indigenous Leadership can teach us.


Publication Date:
Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 10:30
Taking care and comfort during the COVID 19 pandemic

COVID 19 Pandemic has dramatically altered all our lives. At UCT, we have been away from campus since mid-March 2020, and it is now more than 3 months since we have last experienced ‘normal’ campus life...

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 11:45
Reflections in a time of crisis

When I joined the Global Citizenship Programme (GCP) mid-January 2020, having to adapt to a new team, working environment, and role as a lecturer, was welcomed. Embracing this new chapter, I had no idea what the next few months would have in store for the world, South African citizens, and particularly students and staff (including myself) within the higher education sector.

Publication Date:
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 14:00
Navigating learning realms in a time of COVID-19

As lecturers, we have heard and participated in many conversations about teaching online in the current environment of the pandemic of COVID-19. As lecturers we are having the conversations, attending webinars and designing lesson plans in preparation to teach online.

Publication Date:
Tue, 19 May 2020 - 13:45