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.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SIYABONGA ZACHARIAS SIBISI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of the Western Cape | Cape Town, South Africa | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

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" Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will enhance my leadership and social responsibility skills. The skills I gain from the Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact on my campus more tangible and aligned with the UNAI principles and SDGs. I am excited to increase my anticipatory competence by envisioning new ways of reaching many students and ensuring that they become positively impacted by my project. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Steadfast on Longevity

Steadfast on Longevity (SOL) is a student-led virtual health & wellness programme that aspires students to fully optimise every area of their wellbeing. The goal of the programme is to educate and promote health sustainability amongst students in the University of the Western Cape. SOL runs primarily on social media whereby a series of quick and easy-to-understand content about mental health will be shared. SOL will be assisting students on how they can be more aware of mental health issues and also advise them on how they can cope with many common mental health issues faced by students.

About the Millennium Fellow

Siyabonga Zacharias Sibisi is a second year pharmacy student at the University of the Western Cape. He is passionate about health care, spiritiual growth and making strides to enhance SDG 3 and UNAI 9. From a young age, Siyabonga has always been a goal driven individual who always saw the need to be a light in this world. Siyabonga hopes to make a change in the sphere of his campus community and in his future profession.