We see students as key stakeholders of the future, and as valuable co-creators of academic environments within universities. This strand aims to explore and develop initiatives, methods and structures in which students experience being actively involved in shaping their own education – and future – and through these empowering experiences, acquire the tools and mind-sets to be able to act as global citizens. We recognise the importance of a balance between staff- and student-led processes, and see students and staff working in partnership as key to the development of the Matariki Global Citizenship Programme.
Both faculty and students from MNU partner universities participated in the Global Citizenship Programme’s first workshop in April 2016, in which they explored critical notions of global citizenship, shared work and experiences, and collaboratively proposed structures and content for the emerging Global Citizenship Programme. This student-faculty model was a success, and will continue to be an important part of the programme’s activities.
Last week, we traveled alongside Matariki’s Head of Secretariat, Lucy Turzynski, to Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex- the site of Queen’s University of Bader International study centre (BISC). We were immediately greeted by the
This paper presents some preliminary outcomes of a student engagement experience undertaken at an undergraduate college in the Netherlands. Six students and an alumna participated in a teacher-student partnership with the researcher to co-design
By Pen-Yuan Hsing, Jamie Graham, Joe Troughton, Jess Rackham & Rebecca Bouveng Our Durham delegation representing St John’s, Ustinov and Trevelyan colleges recently visited Uppsala University in Sweden (April 2018). We went to explore