Co-curricular initiatives for university students

Cases related to learning & teaching activities not included in degree programs, such as student-led or student engagement activities, living labs on or off campus, volunteering programs, summer schools, etc.

The SDG Undergraduate Research Group: Undergraduate Leadership in the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The SDG Undergraduate Research Group (SURG) is an undergraduate-led learning and leadership group affiliated with the UC Berkeley Office of Sustainability and motivated by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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Seminar: Sustainability at the university – actions for the 17 SDGs

Seminar: Sustainability at the university – actions for the 17 SDGs Description Institution Hochschule Düsseldorf/University of Applied Science (HSD) Organizations/areas of the university involved Fachbereich Sozial-und Kulturwissenschaften Country Germany More ...

Balance of the Planet: Online Challenge Platform for Undergraduate Study and Multidisciplinary Collaborative Problem Solving

A university-created cloud-based platform, which gamifies individual and team-based learning with students to form multidisciplinary undergraduate teams to create innovative solutions to one or more Sustainable Development Goal challenges.
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Making the makers and innovators for the SDGs

The Geneva Tsinghua Initiative (GTI) is a Sino-Swiss partnership betwwen University of Geneva and Tsinghua University. Through a wide range of innovative education programmes, GTI provides opportunities for students and professionals to solving major societal and environmental challenges based on the SDGs.
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The World’s Future SDG Simulation

The World’s Future is an interactive educational simulation designed by IIASA and the Centre for Systems Solutions. SDSN Canada is training representatives from 10 member institutions to run the simulation and engage students, staff, and faculty across Canada. We hope the simulation will teach participants new ways to learn about and take action for the SDGs through an interactive experience to better understand the interconnected nature of the SDGs and the tradeoffs required to achieve them. We created a Community of Practice with member trainees and are sharing resources on hosting, marketing, and learning from the simulation.
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SLEAK 2.0 is a case study in which three different faculties (theology, occupational therapy, sports) join forces to train life-skills in underprivileged adolescents and their support structures as part of student learning and community outreach. Through sharing interdisciplinary knowledge, collaboration, adaptiveness, and an innovative mind-set, we envision a catalytic, all-encompassing, impact for both staff, student and adolescent.
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