What is the Union College?
The Union College is an online series of courses so that nations can learn about our Union and NationStates. The Union College is operated by the Ministry of Education along with the mentors mentioned below.
Who's the Union College for?
The Union College is for anyone who wants to be well-versed on our Union, including new nations, citizens, non-citizens, government officials, and anyone interested for that matter.
What can I expect from the Union College?
By enrolling, you'll be able to learn about any of the topics we have a curriculum on. It's not mandatory, and isn't grueling but better described as an official way to learn about topics of regional importance.
What courses are offered, and how do they work?
Currently, we will offer courses in regional history, politics, government, mentoring, and the armed forces of the UDS, all of which are important courses if you wish to pursue a future in any of those topics.
How are students graded?
A passing grade is 70% on the end exam.
What do I get for passing?
A shiny Ministry of Education Certification in your field along with the bragging rights.
The Mentoring Program
The Mentoring Program is for dedicated citizens who wish to make a difference and help new nations to the Union and NationStates. Mentors are also in charge of teaching and helping create a curriculum for the Union College.
Nations wishing to become a mentor must have a MEC (Ministry of Education Certification) in Mentoring and must be approved/hired by the Minister of Education.
What's mentoring about?
Mentoring is about helping our UDS community and new additions to it. That's it. You make a difference by spreading knowledge around.
Apply to become a Student
The application form for students is here.
Apply to become a Mentor
The application form for mentors is (not yet)here.