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RCODE Graduate Students’ Research Fund “Keepers of the Land Fund”

​The Environment and Sustainable Development Unit (ESDU) at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences is glad to open the call for its First Research support “Keepers of the Land Fund", intended to support research and education, for Graduate Arab Female Students enrolled in the RCODE Master's Program who are maintaining satisfactory academic progress.

Interested eligible students can apply for the Fund, by sending the following documents:
 Letter of purpose / expression of interest, showing dedication in research and development projects towards rural communities
 A copy of your transcript
 A Recommendation letter related to your research project and its progress
For details and Contacts:
Dr. Shady Hamadeh - ESDU Director
Mrs. Diana M. Abi-Said, ESDU-RCODE Liaison officer (​
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Humanitarian Affairs Asia and the Government of Malaysia is looking for Outstanding Student Leaders to attend the 10th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 1 to 7.

The University Scholars Leadership Symposium is a week-long leadership development training programme in social change. The Symposium will bring together 1,500 of the world’s most promising leaders to one stimulating platform in the heart of Asia. The Programme has been designed for young persons who are committed to making this world a much better place for the human race.
The Ministry of Education in Malaysia will be the lead co-organising government agency for the 10th USLS. Please find below a message from the Minister of Education, Dr. Maszlee Bin Malik:
“This USLS high impact programme aims to provide an avenue for student leaders from various countries to further enhance their leadership skills and awareness of current issues, primarily social development and humanitarian efforts. The event may also inculcate novel values on humanising education through Love, Happiness and Mutual Respect.
It is my hope that all delegates will soon be enriched with knowledge and increased networking, while enjoying a wonderful experience taking in the beauty of Malaysia. It is also my sincere wish that all delegates will become excellent leaders in the near future.”
Dr Maszlee Bin Malik - Minister of Education, Malaysia
Note: All delegates of the 10th USLS will receive one credit hour (equivalent: 40 hours coursework) provided by our academic partner, the University of Kuala Lumpur. Each delegate will receive a full transcript of the lectures, workshops and experiential learning activities participated during the week-long symposium.
For more information about the programme, speakers and registration fee, please visit our website at or write in to our Global Partnership Associate, Ms. Ines Huynh at
Before applying, do watch a short video documentation of the 9th USLS, and decide if you would like to be part of this Global Movement in Social Change. Click here.
Priority Deadline ends on 28th June, 2019.​

Opportunites for Masters and PhD fellowships 2019

​​​​ South African Research Chair

in Community, Adult and Worker
Masters and PhD bursaries and
Postdoctoral fellowships 2019
Applications are invited for Masters and PhD bursaries and Postdoctoral
fellowships in the core areas of community, adult and worker education
and training (CAWE) relating particularly to: sustainable development and
alternative livelihoods including co-ops, solidarity economy and climate
change jobs; the world of work, society and education including issues of
racism, gender, decolonisation and globalisation; social movements/worker
organisations, social justice and the production of knowledge; Community
Education and Training Colleges and other Post School Education and
Training (PSET) institutions; marginalised communities and education and
training; ICT, digital learning, 4IR and the impact of PSET on addressing
unemployment, poverty and inequality.

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