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Global Leadership for Sustainable Development (GLSD)


Global Leadership for Sustainable Development (GLSD)

UL Student Sustainability


At a Glance

  • Start Date:18/09/2023
  • End Date:22/10/2023
  • Closing date:31/12/2023
  • Post Updated:06/09/2023
  • Min Hours:3
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Study abroad students in UL are eligible for this programme.


UL is launching its Global Leadership in Sustainable Development programme for Study Abroad students, for the autumn semester of 2023/24. Find out more and secure your spot below. Applications close Tuesday, September 12, at 23:59 Irish Summer Time (GMT+1).

Global Leadership in Sustainable Development (GLSD) is an immersive six-week extracurricular programme for Study Abroad students at University of Limerick, designed and delivered by UL Student Sustainability and UL Global. Students will gain a holistic understanding of economic, environmental, and social sustainable development by developing solutions to real-world problems, challenging their views and perspectives, and engaging with leading experts and organisations on the frontline of sustainable development.

The programme focuses on project-based learning geared towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals while also enabling students to develop competence to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, develop project work and problem-solving skills, explore issues of social responsibility, ethical practice and in sustainable community contexts through immersive sessions, guest speakers, debates and site visits. It offers opportunities to explore a range of global and social issues of interest and concern to young people today in areas such as climate change, education, social inclusion/exclusion and diversity and multiculturalism.

Participating students will be eligible for the Plassey Presidents Volunteer Award, as well as receiving a certificate of completion from the programme.

More information is available on our website:

Is training provided?: Yes

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, more information is available on our website:

Minimum time commitment per week:
3 hour p/week


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Jack O'Connor

Address: UL Student Sustainability, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland.


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