ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SUMMER WYATT-BUCHAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
University College London | London, United Kingdom | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 4
" I am exicted to be a Millennium Fellow because I see this as a valuable opportunity to contribute to and learn more about the SDGs. I believe that it is crucial step in the climate fight for people to understand and recognise the importance of developing sustainably whilst also working towards meeting each specific goal. I am enthused by the chance to hear from other students from and outside of UCL and to be able to see their perspective toward tackling a universal problem on a unique localised scale. This fellowship will help empower me to take my social impact to the next level. It will equip me with further knowledge, confidence and leadership skills. I will learn from others and be able to think from their perspective therefore making my contributions more holistic, helpful and hopefully relevant, realistic and significant. It will allow me to learn how to help my local community as well as UCLs by empowering the locals with knowledge of how to achieve the SDGs and not fear the change but embrace it! "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Next Chapter
“Next chapter" is a group project run simultaneously in London and Sicily. We are six undergraduate students whose belief is that having to relocate to another country is not the end of the book but rather, the beginning of a new chapter.
Our aim is to facilitate the integration of young refugees in both the British and Italian communities, by following a double-sided approach. Since Italy acts as a first-arrival country for refugees, it is crucial to recognise the link between here and the UK - which acts as a second or even third-arrival country. In a globalised world, where phenomena such as immigration are global in impact, it’s important to tackle the SDGs from an inclusive perspective, recognising the interconnections between countries.
The Sustainable Development Goals that we are advocating are SDG 4: “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education” and SDG 10: “Reduce inequality within and among countries”.
About the Millennium Fellow
Summer Wyatt-Buchan is a bright, independent and tenacious young woman studying BSc Geography at University College London. Born and raised in the Cotswolds in the UK, Summer has experience in managing teams of young like minded individuals from many cultures and varied locations across the globe. Set Summer an objective or ask that she work toward a goal and she will smash it. For as long as she can remember, Summer has been passionate about the environment, sustainable development and spreading awareness of the need for climate action. The passion Summer holds has driven her to dedicate her time to making a difference through social movements and campaigning for change. Summer looks to be in a professional field whereby she can grow her impact and ensure a wider contribution to meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.