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UCD Volunteers Overseas

Be the Change

This is a 6-week introductory skills-based course, aimed at those interested in activism and awareness raising in Ireland. This course is being run by UCDVO in partnership with Comhlámh and combines inputs from experts and experienced activists with a focus on participants’ own interests. This course is open to all UCD students, staff and alumni and is designed for those with an interest in developing a deeper understanding of global justice issues and the causes of inequality. No prior experience in international volunteering or activism is required.

 Total Fee: €15.00 [non-refundable & payable in cash on the first night]

Topics covered include, an introduction to activism, social movements, game changers, practical campaigning, media engagement and social entrepreneurship. The course will take place in the UCD, Belfield from 6:00pm - 8:30pm on 6 consecutive Tuesdays from the 4th of October to the 8th November 2016.

 Course Programme

Week 1 – Introduction to Activism

Week 2 – Practical Campaigning

Week 3 – Media Activism

Week 4 – Creative Communications/ Activism

Week 5 – Social Entrepreneurship

Week 6 – What’s Next