2019 Benefitting Society Finalist: Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico

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Intensive Summer: Strengthening university commitment

The main objective of the "Intensive Summer" project is to generate an impact social intervention with interdisciplinary work and the application of knowledge in real contexts that allow the university community to strengthen the social responsibility of the UAQ with the society. Hence, this program is mainly aimed at rural and indigenous areas.

It is an intensive intervention program, where through help brigades integrated by students and teachers, it seeks to support rural and indigenous communities solving problems that are presented through sustainable solutions in themselves that allow their future reproduction.

In addition to this, students benefit by receiving the opportunity to enrich their professional training through the use of knowledge acquired during their academic training, allowing them to be applied in real situations, while strengthening values of social responsibility.

Top 3 learnings:

  1. We promote University Social Responsibility.
  2. We raise awareness and awareness regarding social needs.
  3. We promote the application of knowledge obtained in the university stay

What is means to win

For the institution and the intensive summer program, to be able to obtain this Award is to have the possibility to continue promoting the social responsibility among our students in order to generate a direct benefit in our student’s community, and to become a benchmark at international level of community work.