STAND Changemakers Academy

This programme is all about equipping you with the confidence, skills and hands-on experience to be advocates for global justice and catalysts for positive change.

The Changemakers Academy is STAND’S most extensive and in-depth programme, designed for university students passionate about global issues and social justice activism. Tailored for those with solid involvement in activism or a keen interest in making a difference, this comprehensive programme spans five months between autumn and spring each year, featuring four weekends of intensive sessions and a transformative week-long Winter School. 

Our programme is carefully crafted to equip participants with the confidence, skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience needed to advocate for global justice. Through deep dives into global perspectives, discussions on leadership and change-making strategies, and practical workshops covering campaigning, communications, and media training, you'll gain the tools to make a tangible impact. 

The Changemakers Academy goes beyond skill-building to nurture the road ahead. Explore career opportunities, expand your network, and build a supportive community of like-minded changemakers committed to driving positive change. 

I will never forget the range of people, from all kinds of places, that I met on this programme - this privilege will stay with me forever.

2023/2024 Participant
WATCH: Highlights from the Changemakers' speeches at the Showcase (2024).

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