Official Completion of the First Batch of the Global Master’s Programme.
On March 20th, our 10 students from three Universities: University of Johannesburg, University of Tsukuba and Utrecht University have officially completed their three parts of the Global Master’s Programme! The students had their final presentation at the University of Johannesburg where they gave an overview of their learning experience. The final event was attended by the Embassy of Japan in South Africaby…Read more
Field trip to Geluksburg in South Africa!
For the third week at the University of Johannesburg, the students have made their way to Geluksburg for a week long visit to do some field work and conduct research! The theme of this trip is RECIPROCITY – where students are challenged to think beyond conducting research and finding a way of contribute back to the…Read more
Japan visit: daily updates!
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We have started!
We are all back together on one continent again! The second part of the Global Master’s Programme has officially kicked-off at the 筑波大学｜University of Tsukuba on July 18th! Eleven students that spent a whole month together at Utrecht University in the very cold month of February, has gathered together on the other side of the world in Japan, during…Read more
Olympic Studies Centre writes about GMP
The Olympic Studies Centre writes about the Global Master’s Programme in their latest newsletter: “OLYMPIC STUDIES AROUND THE GLOBE NEW GLOBAL MASTER’S PROGRAMME UNDERWAY The University of Johannesburg South Africa with its Olympic Studies Centre, the University of Tsukuba, Japan, and Utrecht University, the Netherlands, have launched a new Global Master’s Programme focusing on “Sport…Read more
Final symposium at Utrecht University
The final week of the Global Master’s Programme at Utrecht University, the students worked hard on their final research project and paper in which the 11 students were divided into three diverse groups to work on together as a team. Each group was assigned a research question on looking at the inclusion of girls in their…Read more
Week 3 in The Netherlands
Week three started with the introduction of the final group assignments where students were given the research question in which they will answer reflecting and applying the things they have learned in the past three weeks. They then got into their research group to experience a workshop on design thinking. The following day, was a…Read more
Exhilariting second week
After an intense first week, Week 2 started off with the research analysis of the information gathered at the Rotterdam Sportsupport/Challenge010 Project. Followed by a skills lab with Intercultural Communication session and a group-reflection. Students then visited a local football club in Utrecht, VV de Dreef with the intention to learn about efforts of social inclusion. The week…Read more
Students on a mission
After the Official Opening Ceremony, students went straight into an intense week – filled with lectures, skills lab and field trips. The first week consisted of breaking the ice between the 11 students – who will be travelling together for the next year, to a lecture on Sport for Development, Philosophy of Science, Sport for…Read more
We have officially started!
The Global Master’s Programme was officially opened by cutting a ‘GMP-cake’. After that, the selected 11 students from three different continents started their journey with lectures about Sport for Development and Philosophy of Science. A key element of their learning experience will be their experience with, and reflections on diversity – among themselves, between cultures…Read more