UniSey has won the prestigious UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development following work conducted by the Environmental Science department and the BSc Environmental Science students for the Whole Earth Exhibition. The UNESCO- Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development rewards outstanding efforts to demonstrate leadership in Education for Sustainable Development globally. The prize, which is funded by the Government of Japan, consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each winning project. The winners were selected by an international jury from more than 100 nominations, submitted by the governments of UNESCO member states and organisations connected with UNESCO.
Following the launch of the groundbreaking scheme by Barclays to fully fund twelve students who were ineligible for an ANHRD scholarsip, for a three-year degree programme at UniSey, the “Barclays 12” project was initiated. . The scholarship recipients will now be monitored, as individuals and as a group, to track their experiences.
The project committee comprises the following members and they met for the first time on 3rd October:
- Pricillina Durbarry (Chair)
- Dolivette Chang-ko
- Indra Persaud
- Christina Esther
- Linda Robert (Barclays)