The opportunity to provide input on the design of the school is now complete. Thank you for your contributions!

Wondering what events and activities have already taken place? More information is available here.


  • 20 years from now, as you sit back and reflect… what will the School for Civil Society need to have accomplished in order to have been successful (from your organizational/association perspective?

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  • Could you share 3 points or phrases that capture your perspective on Civil Society…

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  • From your perspective, identify up to 3 critical events that you think might happen in the next 5-10 years that will impact society.

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  • From your perspective, what are the 3 most important broad trends that are currently affecting society….

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  • What are the key things from your perspective that are important to consider in our efforts to build a school for civil society?

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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