Global Labour University

Testimonials from
the glu alumni

The GLU seeks to always put the best face forward, and that is to say support and foster meaningful relationships with its alumni. Below you can see what some of them say about what our organisation meant for their lives and careers. We hope their words inspire you to get in touch with us too.  

Moreblessing Nyambara

The GLU programs I enrolled in gave me a unique perspective and understanding of Labour rights and policies. This perspective is a gift! I have embraced that the networks I have developed are making a difference every day in someone's life...

Moreblessing Nyambara,
Aumni from Zimbabwe
Chris Schwartz

It was a great moment to connect with people, and to better understand labour and social justice issues on a global level...The program supports me in my current work because it helps me think about this larger global aspect of the very local work...

Chris Schwartz,
Alumni from Canada
Stefanie Wahl

The GLU for me is making good friends all over the world, sharing trade union and labour movement experiences, and being solidary...It changed my total perspective of what I am doing and gave me a new perspective of how globalization impacts labour...

Stefanie Wahl,
Alumni from Germany
GLU Alumni from The Philippines

The most valuable thing I got from the program is being part of the GLU Network. The opportunity to engage with trade unions all over the world; the yearly GLU-organized activities which continue and sustain the link and engagements among the GLU alumni, professors and partners.

GLU Alumni from The Philippines
GLU Alumni

The GLU and ENGAGE have become signpost trade union education programmes. They helped me to deepen my views on the notions of "contestations and contested terrains" - knowing that nothing is an act of charity, but a product of struggle, self-awareness...

GLU Alumni
GLU Alumni

The best thing about the course was building a network of international trade unionists. I now feel much more connected to the global labour movement and have a better understanding of international politics and how to challenge the dominant neoliberal ideology...

GLU Alumni
GLU Alumni

The Labour Policies and Globalisation programme is specifically designed for unionists to get the most knowledge in the shortest time... One of GLU Masters' Program values ​​​​​​​​that comes to my mind is that it gives you “critical glasses” that you can't get rid of once you put them on.

GLU Alumni
GLU Alumni

I always remember the LPG year as the experience which changed my life. It was the opportunity to connect the dots, to develop an analytical understanding of the challenges facing trade unions in the broader context. We learned as much from professors as we learned from our comrades...

GLU Alumni

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