UWA Global Citizenship Programme
Matariki Global Citizenship Fellowship at University of Western Australia (UWA)
The Matariki Global Citizens Fellowship is an exchange project within the new Matariki Global Citizenship Programme which offers opportunities for students to explore global citizenship themes and issues through research, internships, and event organisation. Participating students will be expected to support the development of the wider Matariki Global Citizenship Programme. Travel and accommodation costs are covered by the University.
The successful applicants will be expected to undertake a core activity in line with one of the research themes of the Matariki Network and an additional opportunity in the community:
Core activities (select at least one)
- Undertake a McCusker Centre for Citizenship Internship
- Research project (e.g. fieldwork for dissertation) linked to at least one the following themes: global citizenship, empowering learners, community engagement, creating spaces for dialogue.
Additional opportunities (select at least one)
- UWA volunteering
- Guest contribution to the McCusker Centre’s Student Advisory Board
- Invitations to orations, round tables, panels, seminars and other events offered through the McCusker Centre
- Participation in the Social Impact Festival (July, hosted by the Centre for Social Impact)
- Youth social enterprise participation at Bloom
- Participation with Enactus
- Project work on the Matariki Global Citizenship Programme (e.g. media, web & communications)
- Two places available in the 2019 call;
- Open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, of all subjects and disciplines;
- Duration would be 4 to 12 weeks commencing from February 2019;
- Grants for travel and visa expenses of up to £2000 available;
- Accommodation will be provided by the host University (University of Western Australia) free of charge;
- Successful applicants will be required to cover their own subsistence during the exchange.
Students are welcome at any time of year.The summer school runs in December to February, and the regular teaching semesters run from late February / early March until late May / early June (Semester 1) and from late July / early August until late October / early November (Semester 2).
Accommodation adjacent to the UWA campus will be provided free of charge for exchange students.
Applicants will need to demonstrate through their application the relevance of their exchange proposal to the Matariki Global Citizenship strands of Empowering Learners, Community Engagement, Creating Space for Dialogue; and commitment to contributing to the overall development and continuity of the Matariki Global Citizenship Programme and activities within the home/host institutions.
How to Apply
- Download the application form
- Email completed application form and up-to-date CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: n/a scheme not available in 20/21
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