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Sep 08

ACU Residential School in Malaysia, December 2017

The Zambian Open University invites applications from students who are dully registered with the university to apply for the upcoming ACU Residential School:

Theme: Giving student leaders practical means to promote respect and understanding

Venue: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Date: 18-21 December 2017

This is an exclusive programme for 20 undergraduate or postgraduate students from member institutions. It is free for participants (excluding travel*).

The programme will support students in driving positive social change in their institutions and communities by looking at a practical challenge: What can be done to create tolerant and inclusive communities in your institutions and beyond?

Through immersion and experiential techniques, participants will have a unique opportunity to gain the leadership skills required to lead in situations where they have no formal authority, and learn and practice the skills required to quickly understand and address complex issues.

Students will then create a plan to take back to their home universities to promote respect and understanding within the institution. By the end of the Residential School, participants will be given exclusive access to a forum where they will be able to share their progress and exchange ideas.

As part of the programme, participant will meet senior leaders in Kuala Lumpur such as the Country Head of Asylum Access, a Senior Lawyer at the Malaysian Bar Council, and the Founder of Better Cities, to name a few.

This Residential School will bring a diverse group of students together to explore practical measures to promote tolerance and better intercultural relations at their home institutions and beyond. Undergraduate and postgraduate students to apply using this editable PDF application form.

Student applicants will need to submit this directly to the university, attaching one academic and one non-academic reference.

All submissions must reach the university by Tuesday 3 October 2017. Kindly email your completed application forms to gideon.mule@zaou.ac.zm

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