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Looking for an international experience, without the travel? A virtual or online activity could be for you!

U21 Global Citizens: 4 - 22 October 2021

Universitas 21 Global Citizens is an online leadership development course, delivered by Common Purpose, a global not-for-profit organisation that specialises in Cross-Boundary Leadership.  Participants willdevelop ideastogether, across borders and time zones, honing skills needed to thrive in the 21st century whilst tacklingsome of the world’s most pressing problems, outlined in Sustainable Development goals

The course is open to 2,000 students across the U21 global network of 27 universities, spanning 18 countries and 19 time zones. Throughout the programme participantswill engage with and learn from students across the globe. 

By participating, you will be:

  • Equipped to take rapid action on the Sustainable Development Goal that you choose 
  • Able to step outwards and collaborate with diverse networks 
  • Ready to challenge preconceptions and better inform other people’s perspectives 
  • Better equipped to operate across hierarchies  
  • Better prepared to live and maintain your values and integrity 
  • Better connected to U21 students around the world

Applications are open from 6 - 24 September 2021, 5pm (GMT) 

Please note that there isa limited number of spaces per member university and U21 will operate a waiting list once all allocated spaces are filled.

Find out more and apply for the U21 Global Citizens course