Videos

Annual Gathering Session Recordings

The UGC’s virtual annual gathering was held on October 3-7, 2022. The 2022 videos can be viewed below, followed by videos from the 2021 and 2020 gatherings. To view the 2021 Pavilion videos (5-10 minutes each), see Lightning Talks category below.

Multi-Sector Partnerships: The Convening Power of Higher Education (2022)
Session featuring business, non-profit, government sector participants and higher education institutions discussing how higher ed can be a convener of multiple sectors and effectively partner to advance the SDGs.
13 views
The UGC SDG Dashboard (2022)
Join St. Joseph’s University for a demonstration of the UGC SDG Dashboard and learn more about how UGC member institutions can engage with the Dashboard.
6 views
In Pursuit of Peace (2022)
This panel addresses the pressing challenge of global conflict/war in Ukraine, its effects on SDG progress, and how higher education can partner with other sectors to support humanitarian efforts.
6 views
Higher Education SDG Leadership Panel (2022)
This session features leaders of colleges/universities who have made significant progress on the SDGs discussing how to develop an institute-wide SDG approach and sharing thoughts on engaging leadership at your university.
6 views
Partnerships for Climate Action (2022)
Join panelists in discussing the importance of universities driving partnerships to accelerate climate action and climate solutions across sectors: public, private, academia and non-profit.
4 views
Achieving Zero Hunger: Challenges to Building Sustainable Food Systems (2022)
This session discusses the challenges of reaching SDG 2 by 2030, the possible paths towards achieving that Goal, and the role of universities in taking humanity forward around sustainable food systems.
9 views
From Traditional to Transformational Engagement (2022)
This session will challenge us to embrace the promise of transformational engagement and re-imagine partnerships as pathways to our collective sustainability.
11 views
Stronger Together: SDG Networks (2022)
This session features participants from several global networks focused on the SDGs in higher education in a facilitated discussion. Through conversation with these leaders and session participants, we ask the question of how networks can most effectively partner to tackle the complexity and interconnectedness of the SDGs through the lens of SDG17: Partnerships.
6 views
Keynote Speaker: Brighton Kaoma + The Millennium Fellowship Panel
Keynote remarks from Brighton Kaoma, Global Director of the UN SDSN …
21 views
2021 Conference Opening: A Decade of University Action for Zero Hunger
In this panel discussion, faculty and students from UC Davis and Earth …
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SDG Action & Awareness Week Recordings

Below are a few of the session recordings from SDG Action & Awareness Week 2022 and 2021 events.

UGC Conversations: Student Action for the SDGs
Join the University Global Coalition in welcoming a panel of students from five global higher education institutions who will discuss initiatives to help move the UN SDGs forward as well as their passions, inspiration, and hopes for the future.
32 views
Reflecting on SDG Reporting in Higher Education Institutions (2022)
Attendees will learn about the participants’ experiences in institutional SDG reporting, reflections on the future of the process, and ideas about how to make the exercise more effective.
12 views
Building a Legacy: The Sustainable Way
This event including talks and round the table discussion of students will help everyone to understand that all technical efforts keeping an eye on sustainable goals can increase our attainments to a greater extent. Organizer: Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology
6 views
YUFE Diversity and Inclusivity
In the YUFE Alliance, diversity and inclusivity are main values applied on every activity designed and implemented. Organizer: YUFE (Young Universities for the Future of Europe) and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
7 views
Envisioning a World Beyond Plastics (2022)
This event focuses on SDG 12, Sustainable Production and Consumption and SDG 15, Life on Land. Dr. Erin Bell from UAlbany’s School of Public Health interviews Judith Enck, former EPA Regional Administrator. Organizer: University at Albany
9 views
Students Leading for Climate Action and Justice (2022)
Join us as the Winter 2022 UC Davis SDG student interns and a selection of UC Davis student speakers discuss ways to advance climate action and justice along three dimensions – through awareness building, policy advocacy, and direct action. Organizer: UC Davis
12 views
How UN Country Teams are developing good practice in maximising the use of human rights to support governments’ efforts to achieve the SDGs (2022)
Professor Miller has led a UN project to capture emerging good practice and provide guidance to UN Country Teams on how to maximise the use of human rights to support governments’ efforts to achieve the SDGs. He will preview the report which the UN is about to publish. Organizer: University of Strathclyde
2 views
Engaging with the SDGs Across Campus at Georgia Tech
Discussion focused on how the UN Sustainable Development Goals are being realized across Georgia Tech’s campus and ways to better work together across disciplines and departments to amplify our impact. Organizer: Georgia Institute of Technology
4 views
Presentation of the YUFE Alliance (2022)
The YUFE Alliance is based on the joint vision of ten young research-intensive universities and four non-academic partners located all across Europe. The alliance promote European values and identity, and are transforming the quality and competitiveness of European higher education while making it more diverse and inclusive. Organizer: YUFE (Young Universities for the Future of Europe) Alliance and Carlos III de Madrid
5 views
ESDG Challenges: How to Integrate Multi-disciplinarity and Learning Innovations in the Education for the Sustainable Development Goals (2022)
This webinar focuses on how innovative and transformational initiatives in Education for Sustainable Development can be successfully integrated into standard learning programs. Organizer: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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Lightning Talks

View these videos for some Sustainable Development Goal – related inspiration! These short (5-10 minute) videos from universities and partners around the world are meant to inform, inspire, and help University Global Coalition members and visitors form connections.

Unfolding the Process: the Collective Creation of a Zine
The video is a presentation of how our collective was formed and, …
6 views
Logo of Earth University
Three groups of EARTH University students share the cultures of their …
6 views
Connecting Freshman with the SDG’s and Facilitating Student Engagement
Two State University of New York institutions, SUNY Purchase and the …
6 views
Transforming Academic Journal Assessment from 'Quality' to 'Impact'
In this presentation, we present a new journal rating system that uses …
3 views
Building Connections & Actions for the SDGs
This video introduces a teaching model for addressing common …
8 views
Mainstreaming the SDGs Across the World: Diversity and Innovation in Online Continuing Education
Mainstreaming the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through …
2 views
The Kendeda Building at Georgia Tech
Located on Georgia Tech’s campus in Atlanta, Georgia, the Kendeda …
2 views
SDGs: All in at IUPUI
Hilary Kahn, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs at …
5 views
Sustainability at McGill
The McGill Office of Sustainability provides the strategic guidance, …
6 views
Mapping the SDGs for a Course Inventory at NC State University
We briefly cover how we have designed a course-mapping project that …
11 views

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