The Ustinov College environment enables students from across different departments to meet and engage in interdisciplinary dialogue both informally and through lectures, seminars and other events held in College.
As part of its strategic vision for 2012-2017, Ustinov College has created a Global Citizenship Programme (GCP). This aims to help students develop the attributes of a global citizen and, through research and scholarship, to explore the possibilities for “just and democratic global governance” in the words of Sir Peter Ustinov.
Under the aegis of the GCP runs a variety of student-led projects, designed to foster our student community and enable them to become global citizens for the 21st century. Our projects are interdisciplinary, inter-related and of significant extracurricular value for Ustinov students. They provide opportunities to develop important transferrable skills for their careers and life after their studies.
You have the opportunity to help organise such activities and to attend those given by other students or academic staff. Explore the links below to read about the regular seminars, café discussion groups and forums we hold at Ustinov:
|The Ustinov Seminar||Cafe Scientifique||Ustinov Intercultural Forum|
|Cafe Politique||Cafe des Arts|
Further opportunities to become involved in college life and beyond that encompass the theme of global citizenship are available through the following projects:
|Ustinov Volunteering||Race, Crime, and Justice||The Ustinovian Magazine|
|Thu, 5 March 2015||6:00pm to 8:00pm||Ustinov Café Politique and the Centre for Institutions and Political Behaviour present: 'Crowdsourcing a Constitution: The Icelandic Experiment in the Aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis'|
|Fri, 6 March 2015||6:00pm to 8:00pm||Ustinov Cafe Politique and the Durham Russian Society present: Is the Russian Bear marauding Europe? Placing the Western-Russian antagonism in a historical and geopolitical context|
|Wed, 18 March 2015||4:00pm to 4:00pm||Ustinov Volunteering and SCR present: The Secrets of Networking|
|Sat, 11 July 2015||9:30am||The Ustinov Annual Conference: What makes interdisciplinarity work? Crossing academic boundaries in real life|