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.
“I am excited to be part of the Millennium Fellow to enhance my leadership skills that will help my University to accomplish the current Sustainability Development Goals projects of Western Sydney University, Australia. I want to participate on this leadership program to meet like-minded people and be inspired by the future leaders of the world.”
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
Sarah is a senior student of Western Sydney University. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Business in Hospitality Management. She is the Chapter President for Western Sydney University of the Golden Key International Honour Society Chapter since 2016. She is also the delegate and representative of Australia and WSU through the Academy at the University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2018 in the United Nations in Bangkok, Thailand. She is also a member of WSU The Academy, WSU SDSN Youth Network, Respect.Now.Always Ambassador, Reading Ambassador 2018 of The Academy, Mental Health and Wellbeing Student Associate 2017.