Vision

LEARNING TOGETHER TO TRANSFORM THE WORLD 

Mission

JWL provides equitable high-quality tertiary learning to people and communities at the margins of societies – be it through poverty, location, lack of opportunity, conflict or forced displacement – so all can contribute their knowledge and voices to a global community of learners and together foster hope to create a more peaceful and humane world.

 

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Higher Education

JWL breaks barriers to provide youth at the margins with quality, higher education programmes that are regionally accredited and certified, through a blended learning experience. All programmes have been developed within the framework of Ignatian experience which seeks to develop the whole person, or cura personalis.  

Global English Language

A good level of English is required for our programmes (B1 for professional programmes, B2 for degree programmes) and so for many of our students, the learning path begins with the Global English Language (GEL) programme.

Certificate and 
Bachelor's Programmes

JWL and partner universities offer a foundational Certificate in Liberal Studies and Bachelor's degree programmes.

Professional Programmes

JWL professional certificate programmes are typically six-month programmes designed to equip the participants with skills to fill needs in their local context.
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Community Learning Centres
JWL Global Offices
University Partners

Jesuit Worldwide Learning is a member of the European Kircher Network and, by extension, a member of the International association of Jesuit Universities (IAJU).

 

Our work aligns with the IAJU's fifth goal: To promote the expansion of Jesuit higher education for the marginalised and the poor whenever and wherever possible.

 

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