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SDG-13 Climate Action: Global Poster Competition

The Global Opportunities Team is delighted to announce the winners of the Newcastle University UNSDG Climate Action Poster Competition 2022! 

  • Layla Van Ellen (APL) (Postgraduate Category)
  • Georgia O'Reilly (SNES) (Undergraduate Category)
  • With Li Wang (LAW) a close runner up!

All three students receive a prize from Newcastle University, and Layla and Georgia are invited to present their posters at the Global Partners Research Forum on Earth Day 2022! The Forum is open to anyone who is interested and will take place on April 22nd, 2022.

More information about the event and registration details are available here: Global Partners Research Forum: Sustainable Future in Focus (ncl.ac.uk).

We hope that you will be able to join us at this fantastic event!

You can find more information about the network and forum here: UN SDG Global Partner Network – UN SDG Global Partner Network (sdg-academic-partner-network.com).

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International Coalition of Sites of Conscience Summer Internships

Overview

We invite applications for eight in-person and eight virtual internships as part of a collaboration between Newcastle University and the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC), a global network of historic sites, museums and memory initiatives that connects past struggles to today's movements for human rights (Sites of Conscience).

The internships will be hosted by ICSC member sites around the globe, with locations in Africa, Asia, North America, and Europe. This is a unique opportunity to work with some incredible organisations in the museum, culture and heritage sector undertaking critical projects to support social justice. Funding is available for both virtual and in-person internships. 

Eligibility

The internships are open to current students on postgraduate degrees (PhD, research and taught) and undergraduate degrees (for students who have completed two years of study). Students in their final year are eligible to apply.

Funding is available for both in-person and virtual internships; however funding will differ depending on whether the internship is in-person or virtual.

Application Process

Application is by way of a maximum two-page CV and completion of an online application form explaining why you are the best fit for the internship in terms of academic background, skills, interest and personal qualities. Please read the details provided by each host carefully to check that you are suited to the internship. You can find the online application form, where you should also upload your CV, via this link.

Full details on both in-person and virtual internships are available: click here to view

The deadline for applications is Friday 29th April 2022.