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
Freedom Week 2016 - Dear Mandela

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
The Role of Interfaith and Religion in a Secular Society - The Gathering

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
Teaching Philosophy: Engaging 'Being' and the Importance of 'Inner Work'

Dr Janice McMillan, GC Programme Director, writes and reflects for Talloires Network Connects on linking teaching to broader social change, and showing humility, integrity and transparency in her work as an educator committed to social change.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:15
Global Citizenship (GC) Programme Ignition Event

To kick of the year, the GC Programme hosted our Ignition Event on Wednesday, 24 February. This was the launch event for the GC Programme in 2016 and in particular the first semester course Service, Citizenship and Social Justice (GC2). 

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 12:15