WHAT IS ETHICAL GRAND CHALLENGES?
Ethical Grand Challenges gives you, as an undergraduate student at the University of Manchester, the opportunity to explore three of the big challenges facing the world in the 21st century - sustainability, social justice and workplace ethics
You'll get a chance to look at the world around you in new ways and take part in lots of different activities with students from different degree disciplines. Explore this site to find out about opportunities to get involved.
Ethical Grand Challenges
Gain the knowledge and understanding, skills and attributes you need to work and live in a way that safeguards environmental, social and economic wellbeing, for present and for future generations.Learn More
Explore how to promote a just society by challenging injustice, valuing diversity, supporting human rights and a fair allocation of resources to build fairer communities in Manchester, the UK and across the globe.Learn More
Get ready for the workplace by exploring ethical dilemmas commonly faced by graduates in their early careers. Contribute to responsible, inclusive, 21st century workplaces.Learn More
The Manchester Leadership Award
If you’re a new undergraduate (from September 2016), you can complete the Manchester Leadership Award.
Although you don’t need to working towards the Manchester Leadership Award to take part in EGC activities, completion of all three Ethical Grand Challenges is one of the core requirements of this prestigious award
More than just a record of your achievements, the Manchester Leadership Award is our most prestigious extra-curricular accolade. It demonstrates that you know what it means to do more and be more. It’s proof that you’re ready to take on your next challenge and shape your future.
You don't need to sign-up. In order to gain the Manchester Leadership Award upon graduation, there are some specific activities that you need to complete throughout your degree.
Find out more about the Manchester Leadership Award
Social Justice Challenge
Join the debate around Social Justice. How should we promote a just society? How do we challenge injustice, value diversity, define human rights, and allocate resources? While at Manchester, you can explore what it might mean to build fairer communities in the city, the UK and across the globe.
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