Youth and Community Leadership

  • Youth and Community Leadership
    Students from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School, Parkland, Florida, planting native trees at Ouruhia Reserve as part of the 2018 Youth Leadership Summit hosted by the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) at UC. Both SVA and MSD students have led youth movements in response to tragedy and have received global recognition.



Youth and Community Leadership explores national and global challenges that impact youth and other communities, and ways to create meaningful change.

UC students have earned international reputation for their efforts in social activism and volunteering, and our campus is renowned for giving students the opportunity to engage in meaningful work in the community. The Youth and Community Leadership programmes offer real-world development in leadership skills and experience producing social action through UC’s networks and expertise.

Students will examine a range of issues, social movements, and communities that motivate them in this highly inspirational area of study.

Note: The Youth and Community Leadership minor is subject to Te Pōkai Tara | Universities New Zealand CUAP approval, due December 2019.

Contact us

College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora

Phone +64 3 369 3333

2nd Floor, Rehua building – see campus maps

Postal address
College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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