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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!
Active Citizenship through Deliberation and Dialogue 2017
‘Active Citizenry through Deliberation and Dialogue’ is a pilot short course to run as a co-learning partnership between the UCT Global Citizenship Programme (GCP) and Sol Plaatje University (SPU).

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Thursday, 17 August 2017
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
Ethics, Values and Views from the South

Dr. Janice McMillan, GC Programme Director, writes and reflects for Talloires Network Connects on values, ethics and 're-looking service learning', as well as understanding the link between higher education and the world of work, and of voice from the global South.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 10:15
Developing Civic-Minded University Graduates

Dr Janice McMillan, Director of the Programme, write for University World News on the need for universities to actively develop students as active, critical, and civic-minded graduates. This, she says, can be achieved by universities rethinking learning and teaching practices.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 12:00

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