ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations.  30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year. 

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year. 


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT LIAM NGUYEN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Western Sydney University l Sydney, Australia l Advancing SDG 12 and UNAI 9

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“This is the golden opportunity to connect with like-minded people!”

Millennium Fellowship Project

P.E.A.C.E. in Western Sydney is a strategy for Promoting, Educating, Awareness-raising, Campaigning, and Empowering individuals, groups and the community, around Sustainable Development and the capacity we all have to effect lasting, positive change. It is a framework for disrupting unsustainable practices and current ideologies within our University and the broader community. P.E.A.C.E aims to:

  • PROMOTE via 5 identified internal media platforms targeting students (45,000) and staff (3,000).

  • EDUCATE on current and future University and SDSN Youth initiatives including Responsible Cafes, Tea Bag Project, Plastic Lids installation and local High School Masterclass programs

  • Raise AWARENESS across the 5 main campuses personalizing the SDGs to local concerns

  • Create two CAMPAIGNS:

    • Challenging the University to re-evaluate current policies, practices and values.

    • Disrupt current unsustainable consumption and waste practices, i.e., single-use items

  • EMPOWER students and staff by implementing a new initiative, installing environmentally fact-based challenges related to a minimum of 3 SDGs across 5 main campuses

About the Millennium Fellow

Liam is a third year social work student at Western Sydney University. He works for his university as an event assistant as well as works with people with disability. He loves traveling, hiking, nature and dogs. He always feels passionate about making a positive difference to the community and society. Throughout his degree, he realized that there are many things that everyone could do to make the world a better place for all. It doesn't have to be big; one small change from an individual could collectively have a huge impact. His dream is to be an activist/advocate for the environment, freedom and/or human rights.

Connect with Liam Nguyen via Facebook and Instagram