ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018
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.
“It's such an honor to be included with so many bright, inspiring people who are wanting to make a difference to our world for the future.”
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
Renai is currently studying part-time in a Bachelor of Communications while she runs her own business. She has recently taken a particular interest in the area of food waste within Australia (and the world as a whole) and what a difference this could make in so many areas of our community.