April 21: Open Event: ‘Partnering for a Better World’ co-hosted by Matariki Global Citizenship Program and Active Student Participation (ASP)


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What is required of universities to truly educate, research and engage for global citizenship? What is the role of students and faculty in co-creating Uppsala University’s contribution to the Matariki Global Citizenship Program? How will the new Matariki Global Citizenship Program go forward after the 4 day Uppsala 1st international Workshop?

This event comes immediately after three intense days (April 18-20) of faculty and students visiting from five universities, working together discussing and developing education, research and outreach initiatives for the new Matariki Global Citizenship Program. We invite anyone interested in connecting to or hearing more about this exciting initiative.

Date and Location

April 21st, 9:15-12:30 (fika and light lunch included)

Room 12:004, Blåsenhus

Please register here

We will be serving lunch, and therefore registration is binding. If you have to withdraw your registration, we ask you to let us know 3 days beforehand.


Program Content

IMG_2744 (1)International guests from five universities will be present at the open half-day, and will be actively seeking collaborative possibilities for this new initiative, and see how you might connect or contribute to the program’s next steps at Uppsala University.

  • Outcomes and possibilities from the 1st international Matariki Global Citizenship workshop, hosted by Uppsala university
  • How should we work together in higher education for global citizenship? Discussion around student & faculty partnership under the umbrella of global citizenship
  • Discussion
  • Mingle and lunch

The Global Citizenship Program includes possibilities of Education, Research and Practice, for example, online/distance activities and research collaboration, travel and exchanges between partner universities, research across and within institutions, joint educational offerings across institutions, funding possibilities for student or staff initiated projects, development of new educational models, sharing of ideas and models for community engagement, and more.


International Guests Attending

  • membersInternational participants, both members of faculty and students, from five of the Matariki partner universities:
    • Dartmouth College in the United States,
    • Durham University in England,
    • Otago University in New Zealand,
    • Queens University in Canada,
    • University of Tubingen in Germany.




Audrey Bryan holds a PhD in Comparative-International Education, with an academic specialisation in Sociology. She teaches courses in Sociology across the range of programme offerings on the Humanities and Education degrees at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. She has published nationally and internationally in the areas of racism and anti-racism, gender and sexuality studies, development studies and citizenship education. She is the co-author (with Meliosa Bracken) of Learning to Read the World? Teaching and Learning about Global Citizenship and International Development in Post-Primary Schools



Read more about the Matariki Global Citizenship Program Workshop and the Active Student Participation (ASP) Team at Uppsala University