Global Sanitation Graduate School (GSGS)
The Global Sanitation Graduate School is a platform to facilitate the development and empower the dissemination of knowledge on sanitation through postgraduate (MSc) programs, online (self-study and instructor-led) courses, face-to-face (on-campus) courses and tailor-made training so that the sanitation challenges can be embraced with deeper insight, advanced knowledge, and greater confidence. It also provides an enabling environment with a vibrant community of professionals who have completed one or more educational or training courses offered by members of the School. The School offers a variety of course materials as open courseware. Please note that the actual enrollment on a course, program or training courses can only take place via the providers' official website and associated application procedures. Links are provided. Contact: Prof. Damir Brdjanovic, PhD (email@example.com)
IHE DELFT AND GSGS RICHER FOR 17 NEW MSc in SANITATION GRADUATES
The third cohort of MSc in Sanitation graduated yesterday at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in front of the large audience of guest, friends, staff and 13 new students of the new cohort. After the formal ceremony festivities continued in Delft. Sincere congratulations to all fresh champions in developing and implementing sanitation!
NIHARIKA SHARMA WINS THE BEST MSc IN SANITATION THESIS AWARD
The winner of the Best MSc in Sanitation Thesis 2021 is Ms. Niharika Sharma with thesis “Impact of Adding Agricultural Waste on Fuel Potential of Faecal Sludge”. Congratulations Niharika and your supervisory team!
In 2014, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education and Global Sanitation Graduate School introduced the award for the best master thesis on sanitation addressing the challenges in the field. The award enables the winner to remain for couple of months longer at host university and to transfer the thesis findings into open journal publication. It also facilitates presentation of the research at appropriate conference.
GSGS FEATURES IN THE NEW 2021 WORLD TOILET DAY WEBSITE
ITB INDONESIA DELIVERS FIRST GSGS MSc GRADUATES BESIDES IHE DELFT
Water Supply and Sanitation Infrastructure Management MSc Program at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) Insonesia, held a graduation ceremony for 4 students of GSGS from the first batch; Ms. Saffanah Gumilangsari, Ms. Happy Tesyana Widodo, Ms. Adelya Nurul Fitri, and Ms. Wika Maulany Fatimah. The certificate of GSGS was handed to the graduates by Mr. Ahmad Soleh as the Coordinator of GSGS Program. GSGS Trophy was given as a souvenir by Head of WSSIM, Mr. Chaerul. Congratulations!
GSGS welcomes new member – Institute of Water and Sanitation Development (IWSD), Zimbabwe
Institute of Water and Sanitation Development is not for profit, thus it is a non-governmental development co-operation organization registered in Zimbabwe and South Africa as a Private Voluntary Organization supporting the achievement of sustainable development and management of water resources, water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in the Southern Africa Region. IWSD supports government entities, development agencies, water utilities, water users and related institutions through activities that enhance institutional roles and create an enabling environment for effective delivery. https://instituteofwater.co.zw/
GSGS promotional video
GSGS @ the Online ADB Sanitation Dialogue 2021
The Online ADB Sanitation Dialogue 2021 (ASD 2021) is the prime platform for sanitation practitioners, decision-makers and policymakers, and development partners to convene and discuss the challenges, solutions, and strategies that will lead to systemic change toward inclusive sanitation. ASD 2021 is an opportunity to raise awareness and action on increasing access to sanitation that is safe, equitable, sustainable, and inclusive. The aim is to flush away business as usual and ensure that investments are directed toward communities who need interventions the most. Prof. Brdjanovic will present the GSGS at the final webinar, entitled Why We Need to Think Differently about Sanitation? on 22 April 2021, Thursday • 1:00–2:30 p.m. (Manila time, GMT +8). Registration to the event is open now!
GLOBAL SANITATION GRADUATE SCHOOL PROGRESS UPDATE 2018-2020
3rd cohort of 17 students started MSc in Sanitation in Delft
IHE Delft celebrated opening of the academic year 2020-2021 which included 17 MSc in Sanitation students. This year, beside BMGF scholarships (7), other donors supported our program (Dutch Orange Knowledge Program – 6, Joint Japan World Bank Scholarship Program – 3 and Rotary – 1). The graduation will take place in October 2021. We wish good luck to all!
My first journal paper – a story of alumnus Patrick Ronoh
Global Partnerships of Laboratories for Faecal Sludge Analysis launch its communication channel
The channel is public and you can join via the following link https://t.me/global_partnership_of_FSM_labs
Stories from the field
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, IHE Delft and their partners invite alumni members of the Global Sanitation Graduate School to share examples from their professional lives that demonstrate how they have used and/or applied knowledge gained from their participation in the Alliance’s activities. Find more on how to submit your story here.
Meet our alumni
Every scholar who has completed one or more educational or training courses offered by the Global Sanitation Graduate School will join a vibrant community of alumni. In addition, the database includes many course instructors, teachers, and supervisors.