Sun, July 12, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, July 25, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence during the program or commute daily.
In 2015, the United Nations (UN) adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a call for action by all countries to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. Through case studies and group projects, understand and critique the SDGs and their potential effects. You are encouraged to explore your own values and future career options through the lens of sustainable development.
Who should take this course?
This course is ideal if you’re interested in environmental studies, international relations, international law, and the environmental, social and economic challenges we face as a society.
KSHAMTA HUNTER is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at the University of British Columbia and Manager of Sustainability Student Engagement with the UBC Sustainability Initiative. Kshamta’s doctoral research explores how urban youth understand and adopt the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that encourage social innovation.
For more information, call 604-822-1444 or visit https://extendedlearning.ubc.ca/programs/future-global-leaders