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The Global Labour University (GLU) GLU is a network of universities, trade unions and support organisations offering postgraduate programmes and courses in labour studies to trade unionists, labour activists and labour experts. Contact Us
The Global Labour University (GLU) GLU is a network of universities, trade unions and support organisations offering postgraduate programmes and courses in labour studies to trade unionists, labour activists and labour experts. Contact Us
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The GLU network has successfully established academic study opportunities for labour activists from all over the world. In so doing it has:

  • Strengthened the intellectual and strategic abilities of workers and organisations
  • Fostered stronger working relationships among trade unions
Call for Applications for the Engage South Africa short course for 2023

To trade unionists and labour activists around the world,

Please see attached the call for applications for and information about the Engage South Africa short course run by the GLU at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. The programme is open to all interested trade unionists, labour activists and scholars around the world. You are welcome to distribute this call and the attachment via your labour networks.

All completed applications must be emailed to the Programme Coordinator, Warren McGregor at engage.southafrica@wits.ac.za. The closing date for applications is 22 December 2022.”

Download here: Call for Applications for 2023 | Application Form

Call for Applications 2023 - Global Labour University Honours and Masters Programme

The Global Labour University (GLU) is an exciting and innovative postgraduate programme designed to equip and engage trade unionists more effectively to tackle the challenges of globalization. It offers unionists and labour activists formal post- graduate Honours and Masters degree qualifications through the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. It is a fulltime coursework and research study programme located in the School of Social Sciences. Applications for our 2023 programmes are now CLOSED. 

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