Opportunities and scholarships are made available for students from member institutions to participate in various USR initiatives, with an aim to nurturing socially responsible global citizens.

  • International Service Learning Programmes

The USRN has committed to develop a wide range of International Service Learning Programmes for students from all USRN member universities to participate. Recent programmes include Service Learning Programmes in Sichuan, China (post-disaster rehabilitation), Kyoto (active ageing), Cambodia (sustainability) and South Africa (community development). The Network will continue to explore international service learning opportunities for the member students.

  • Annual Global Youth Leaders Summit

The annual Global Youth Leaders Summit is a ground-breaking student leader international conference, bringing together student leaders worldwide to debate and discuss how young leaders, inspired by the spirit of social entrepreneurship, can make a difference in the world. The diversity of student presenters from universities around the globe made the past events truly mind-opening with exciting ideas and projects of community engagement for addressing some of the world’s grand challenges.

  • Young Community Leaders Fund

To encourage and support USRN students to initiate and organise projects in teams with students from other USRN institutions, with an aim to enhance their intercultural understanding, strengthen youth community leadership skills and be global citizens, the Young Community Leaders Fund is established to offer opportunities for students to widen their international exposure and carry out projects for the benefit of the community. The fund for each approved project may vary and can be up to HHD100,000, depending on the nature, scale and merits of each project.

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