A number of working groups have launched to review and explore various issues and opportunities related to designing a school for civil society. Working groups’ objectives and strategies, presentation slides, final reports, and other resources are available by clicking the links on the left side-bar.

Interested in knowing what other events and activities have taken place? More information is available here. 

Exploring Pedagogy

Conceptualizing Civil Society

Practitioner Provocateurs

Review of Existing University and Other Programs

Arts-based Learning Strategies 

International Development Students and Faculty

Undergraduate Engagement

Complex Initiatives 

Youth Engagement

Re-imagining the role of the university bottom arrow

Dialogue goals

  • Broaden and deepen our and thinking on the meaning of civil society
  • Explore the linkages between the universities and civil society sectors
  • Engage university and civil society constituents in a process of imagining how the University of Guelph can move in a direction of greater engagement

Building Blocks of Civil Society