Common Purpose
Global Leader Experience
Edinburgh

This programme is open to students at the University of Edinburgh and will run from 16 to 19 February 2016.

Join a Global Leader Experience

Join a Global Leader Experience (GLE) for university students and develop your leadership skills to help influence the future of the world, as well as establish a genuinely global network.

Participate

Along with your fellow participants, you will play a part in tackling the biggest issues facing business, governments and society today. A GLE gives you real and practical experiences, broadens your horizons and challenges you to adapt and thrive in diverse situations. It equips you with the tools you need to lead change, now and in the future.

This programme is open to students at the University of Edinburgh and is made possible through investment from the University and the kind support of Wheatley Group as Corporate Partner and the City of Edinburgh Council as Magnet City Partner. 

Who could you meet

Some of the organisations you could hear from and visit include: 

  • British Red Cross
  • City of Edinburgh Council
  • Edinburgh Airport
  • NHS            
  • ScotRail
  • Wheatley Group
  • Worldwide Cancer Research
  • Young Scot
Candida Martha Menezes, Student, University of Edinburgh, participant, Edinburgh and Glasgow 2014

“I have been inspired by speakers, they made me determined to work hard and grasp every opportunity. I have also learned so much from my fellow participants who are great communicators, innovations and much more!”

 

How to apply

When and where?

This programme is open to students at the University of Edinburgh, the programme will take place on campus. 

Each day will run from 9.00am - 6.00pm and participants are expected to attend all sessions over the four days.

How much? FREE

More information

To apply for the programme complete an online application form before the deadline of Monday 25 January 2016.

For further information contact adriana.thursby@commonpurpose.org or phone +44 (0)20 7608 8155

Syaheeda Badriah, Student, University of Bristol, Participant, GLE Bristol 2015

"I believe I am a better leader than I was four days ago. I learnt all the skills required to be a better leader: communication skills, honesty and open-mindedness."

This programme is made possible through the kind support of Wheatley Group as our Corporate Partner.

We are grateful for the support of the University of Edinburgh as our University Partner. 

We are grateful for the support of the City of Edinburgh Council as our Magnet City Partner. 

@Tes2dF

A truly wonderful experience meeting so many participants from diverse cultural backgrounds #CulturalIntelligence #GLE2015