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Post date: 2022.08.23

APRU SDG Education for Global Citizenship – APRU SDG4GC (for Kyushu University students)

Lecture, etc. Off Campus Registration open

The APRU SDG4GC is an intercultural, transdisciplinary and interactive program that fosters global citizenship among students from 60 universities in 19 economies across the Pacific Rim. Co-designed by six core-partner universities in collaboration with the United Nations (UN), the program builds knowledge of global issues and global literacy among students. This is achieved through learning about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), exploring some of the world’s biggest challenges in-depth, and proposing solutions using a framework for collaborative development of social innovation prototypes.

To apply for the APRU SDG Education for Global Citizenship program (SDG4GC) in 2022–23, please complete and submit the online application form before October 1, 2022.

Target Current students and staff
Dates 2022.11.01 [Tue] 00:00 – 2022.11.04 [Fri] 00:00
Venue Off Campus
Venue name Online
Venue address
Seating capacity No *Your application will be reviewed by Kyushu University and successful candidates will be nominated to the programme. You will be notified of your application result in mid-October 2022.
Participation fee Free of charge
Event details In the year 2022–23, the program's theme will be Shaping the Future of Health & Wellbeing. The program offered online this year will explore the many dimensions of well-being including social, cultural, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, mental, physical, and economic. It covers a broad range of topics, including mental health, health equity, health care systems and ethics, healthy aging, and global health. By drawing on multiple disciplines and practices, the program aims to build a strong sense of global citizenship toward resilient global communities.

<Key Program Features>
・Orientation program, interactive lectures, and training provided by APRU member universities, UN agencies, and experts from the field.
・Teamwork with students from 60 universities in 19 economies.
・UN SDG Primer Course, which is self-paced, will establish a common base of understanding and approach for the UN system in supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
・Mentorship program facilitated by academics and design thinking experts will guide teams of students to develop social innovation prototypes to address pressing challenges of our societies globally.
・Pitching competition will showcase students’ work and will be judged by a panel of UN experts.
・Winning the Prize is a week-long visit to Bangkok, Thailand, with training at Chulalongkorn University’s Innovation Hub, field trips to spin-off companies and startups in a rural community to learn innovative practices, and an opportunity to join a key United Nations event in Bangkok.
・Certificate of completion jointly issued by partners.

<Program Timeline>
1 November 2022 – 20 March 2023 - Online Program

<Eligibility & Application>
・Enrolled at Kyushu University at the time of summer 2023.
・Undergraduate students in any discipline
・Completed at least one year of undergraduate studies
・Good command of English language
*You must consult with your supervisor before applying for Global Citizenship program (SDG4GC).
Registration method Advanced registration required
[Online]
*To apply for the APRU SDG Education for Global Citizenship program (SDG4GC) in 2022-23, please complete and submit the online application form before October 1, 2022.
https://forms.office.com/r/dAN2SSWRmr
Registration period 2022.08.23 [Tue] – 2022.10.01 [Sat]
Inquiries

Name: Global Strategies, International Affairs Division

Website https://www.isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/intlweb/en/consortium/aprusdg4gc_2022-23
Publishing period 2022.08.23 [Tue] –
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