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ZIGURAT and Smart Cities Council Expand Education Partnership to include SCC Professional Membership for Students

ZIGURAT Institute of Technology and Smart Cities Council announce a significant enhancement to their existing partnership. Starting this academic year, all students enroled in the Master’s in Global Smart City Management will receive a complimentary Smart Cities Council Professional Membership.

With a global network of over 400,000 people,SCC is the world’s largest and longest running Social Impact Organisation, and Professional Members enjoy a suite of professional benefits.

From networking and mentoring through task force, podcast, webinar and global events participation, public speaking, sharing research, finding partners and funding, SCC Professionals bolster their skills, experience, and networks, significantly enhancing their profiles as future experts in the smart cities sector.

“With this initiative, we are not just offering education; we are providing a pathway into the industry. Our students will now have even better tools to build their careers as thought leaders in smart urban management”, explains Monalisa Martins, Institutional Engagement Manager at ZIGURAT.

“We are pleased to extend SCC Professional Membership to ZIGURAT postgraduate students.”, added Corey Gray, SCC President. “More so in future industries like Smart Cities and Buildings, students need not only education but also context, applications, and networks into which to deliver these skills. SCC’s commitment to building Capability, Capacity, and Collaboration makes these sorts of partnerships completely logical for us," concluded Gray.