It has been a great start to the year welcoming Cohort 11 students to Glocal!
During Cohort 11's orientation week, we have all had the chance to start getting to know one another, we played Kahoot with Cohort 10 representatives who shared fun facts about Israel, we met course lecturers who presented their classes, had a Arabic and Hebrew classes, met alumni and heard about development organisations they work in and more! We look forward to the year ahead with our great students
On Thursday June 18th, 2020, the Glocal Program launched its Annual Magazine, written and edited by Glocal alumni and students.
This year, the Magazine focuses on international development in the context of cities, urban renewal, urban migration and city lives. The different perspectives from the field present a complex picture, of inequality and poverty, but also one of opportunities, for public participation in decision making; shared space and cultural exchange; and channels for urban renewal and peacebuilding. Read more about Glocal 2020 Magazine Launch: Cities and International Development
Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, the Hebrew University, similarly to many universities around the world, has shifted all of its teaching to an online method. At Glocal, we began the second semester this week, offering interactive online courses in a variety of topics ranging from “Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation”, “Public Health and Development”, to “Migration, Refugees and Development”, as well as a new course on “Development in Conflict Zones”. Lecturers employ a variety of teaching methods and Glocal students are closely supported both by staff and by our own “buddy system”. Read more about Glocal International Development goes online
With the participation of Glocal students, staff, family and friends, we celebrated the graduation of 27 students from cohort 9. The students, coming from the Philippines, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Nigeria, United States, Argentina, Mexico, as well as Israeli and Palestinian students, shared their insights learnt from the Glocal program and were congratulated by staff and alumni. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the celebration took place online, but was still very participatory and engaging. Read more about Celebrating Glocal cohort 9 graduation online (25-3-2020)
Do join us for our Cohort 9's Graduation Event on Wednesday 25th March 2020 with refreshments, Glocal Talks, a debate and more!
This will be a fantastic opportunity to hear from our graduating students about their recent internships in developing countries, learn more about our program in International Development and to explore the theme of empowerment together.