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Join a Working Group

As a volunteer, you'll play a crucial role in advocating for student rights globally.

Join a Working Group

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students worldwide? Do you want to be part of a dynamic and impactful organization dedicated to empowering the global student community? Look no further! By becoming a volunteer with the Global Student Forum, you can contribute your skills, expertise, and enthusiasm to our mission of fostering positive change and creating opportunities for students.

Our volunteer program offers a platform for you to engage in meaningful projects, collaborate with like-minded individuals, and gain valuable experience in a global setting. Whether you have a talent for event planning, social media, content creation, or community outreach, we have diverse volunteer opportunities that align with your skills and interests.

As a GSF volunteer, you will have the chance to:

  1. Work closely with our dedicated team and contribute to our initiatives.
  2. Make a positive impact by supporting projects that advance education, inclusivity, and student empowerment.
  3. Gain valuable experience and skills that will enhance your personal and professional development.
  4. Collaborate with students and professionals from around the world, expanding your network and cultural understanding.

Open working groups

Here is a short introduction to the aims of the groups.

Post-graduate Affairs

  • Bring student leaders who work on post-graduate affairs together across the different regions.
  • Advocate for the rights and needs of postgraduate students on a global scale, including issues such as funding, academic resources, and mental health support.

Mobility & Recognition

  • Work on a global perspective on learning mobility, while advocating and campaigning for the creation of student mobility programs outside Europe.
  • Ensure the collection of information tackling the topic “internationalisation from home”, and discuss opportunities and dangers, quality of the digital and blended activities.
  • Ensure the promotion of automatic recognition of learning periods abroad.
  • Campaign for further ratification of the UNESCO Global Recognition Convention

Refugee Students

  • Deepen the understanding of barriers refugee students face in accessing education.
  • Develop solutions and recommendations to enhance access, inclusion, and quality educational experiences for refugee students.
  • Advocate for policies and practices that promote the educational rights of refugee students at all levels.
  • Foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among students, educators, policymakers, and civil society organizations working on refugee education.

Indigenous Students

  • Provide a platform for indigenous student representatives to articulate their concerns, share their cultures, and highlight their communities' contributions to global diversity.
  • Foster a global exchange of ideas, strategies, and best practices in addressing indigenous issues within academic institutions and student governance.
  • Work collaboratively towards advocating for educational policies and practices that are inclusive of indigenous perspectives, rights, and histories.
  • Strengthen solidarity among student representatives worldwide, focusing on common goals related to indigenous rights, environmental stewardship, and cultural preservation.

More info in the pamphlet:

Environmental Justice

  • Increase understanding and consciousness about environmental issues and sustainability among students and educational communities worldwide.
  • Encourage the adoption of sustainable practices within student unions and educational institutions.
  • Collaborate with different partners relevant for environmental justice education.

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The Communication team curates Global Student Forums' digital content and prepares publications. It is a small, dedicated team from around the world.