APRU Becoming a Global Learner Leadership Series

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In this free five-session learning series created by UC Davis in partnership with the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), a cohort of undergraduate students will explore the concepts of culture, cultural values, identity, and power as well as engage in a deeper reflection on how they and others “make meaning”, evaluate intercultural situations, and deal with conflict. 

Throughout the synchronous virtual sessions, students will gain global skills and understanding that will help prepare them to be leaders in a global world. Sessions will be facilitated by UC Davis Global Affairs staff and they will be interactive, with discussions, activities, and reflections. Because participation will be limited to a small number of students (25-30) from across the APRU network, students will be able to make connections across the Asia-Pacific region and engage meaningfully with their peers. We welcome a range of majors and backgrounds as these global skills are important regardless of your future career path.

Application Form

Please note: applications will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis, although we will also ensure that there is a balance of participants from different APRU institutions. Additionally, if you are selected, you must commit to attending all five synchronous online sessions in the series.

Program Dates (participants must be available for all sessions):

  • Friday January 29, 2021, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Davis, California
    • Friday, January 29, 2021, 10:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Santiago de Chile
    • Saturday January 30, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Beijing
    • Saturday January 30, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tokyo
    • Saturday January 30, 2021, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sydney
  • Friday February 5, 2021, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Davis, California
    • Friday, February 5, 2021, 10:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Santiago de Chile
    • Saturday February 6, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Beijing
    • Saturday February 6, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tokyo
    • Saturday February 6, 2021, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sydney
  • Friday February 19, 2021, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Davis, California
    • Friday, February 19, 2021, 10:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Santiago de Chile
    • Saturday February 20, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Beijing
    • Saturday February 20, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tokyo
    • Saturday February 20, 2021, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sydney
  • Friday February 26, 2021, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Davis, California
    • Friday, February 26, 2021, 10:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Santiago de Chile
    • Saturday February 27, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Beijing
    • Saturday February 27, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tokyo
    • Saturday February 27, 2021, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sydney
  • Friday March 5, 2021, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Davis, California
    • Friday, March 5, 2021, 10:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Santiago de Chile
    • Saturday March 6, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Beijing
    • Saturday March 6, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tokyo
    • Saturday March 6, 2021, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sydney

Eligibility

  • Undergraduate student at an APRU-affiliated university (UC Davis is a member)
  • Available for all five session dates, listed above
  • Thoughtful completion of application form

Deadlines

  • Application deadline is January 20, 2021
  • Participants will be notified of their status by January 22, 2021

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