The HKUST-UVa Jefferson Global Seminars (JGS) aims to offer students a unique, multi-faceted global perspective on their coursework; opportunities to build relationships with international peers; and the chance to develop a global frame of reference that will set them apart in the future.
Students participating in JGS are expected to
Develop a cross-cultural perspective on academic content
Engage in dialogue with UVa peers about issues that impact their collective future
Apply their new knowledge to a global frame of reference in future responses to situations and event