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Hart House Global Commons
The Hart House Global Commons is your opportunity to connect in real-time with students participating from international partner universities, to engage in dialogue and action around climate change. Students participating directly from Colombia,...
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...
GC3: Voluntary Community Service
The GC Programme believes that doing voluntary service work is an important component of being a citizen. Voluntary Community Service (GC3) is a one-year course that offers an informal and reflective learning space.
GC2: Service, Citizenship and Social Justice
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? GC2 could get you answering some of these important questions!

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Monday, 18 November 2019
GC Alumni Interview Series: Senzo Hlope

One of the challenges of running a programme that seeks to provide students with opportunities to reflect critically on issues of citizenship or social justice, is that once you wrap up a course or workshop you wonder whether you achieved your objective. It is from these questions that we bring you a series of feature pieces where we interviewed UCT Global Citizenship (GC) alumni, to find out what life looks like “after GC”. It is one of our attempts at interrogating the impact we have had over the years.

Publication Date:
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 - 00:15
Hart House Global Commons: Building Better Societies: Gender Equality Matters

Join us for an exciting opportunity to engage internationally and to share perspectives and lived experiences. The 2018-2019 Hart House Global Commons will connect students along with and a wide range of community partners and civil society actors in all locations to explore local and global questions and actions geared towards building better societies that reflect, uphold, and institutionalize the full equality of women. See poster for more details.

Publication Date:
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 23:00
The Neo-Liberal erasure of Heritage: Why the “Heritage vs ‘Development’” Debate is an Important One, Brindley Fortuin

Cape Town has come under a lot of fire with various civic associations and organisations speaking out against gentrification of the Central Business District (CBD) and its surrounding areas. One of the major challenges posed by gentrification is the very nostalgic sense of displacement of Black, Coloured working class people from their homes and communities. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 22:30
A GCP Workshop Event: Exploring Citizenship and Inclusion with Dr. Bettina von Lieres

The Global Citizenship Programme is pleased to announce that we have invited Dr Bettina von Lieres from the University of Toronto, Scarborough to host a participatory workshop at which we will talk about the idea of citizenship, in particular the role of power and resistance in shaping more inclusive forms of citizenship.

Date: Monday, July 16th. Time: 09h30 – 11h00. Venue: CHED Boardroom, 6th Floor, Hoerrikwaggo Building.

Publication Date:
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 23:30

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