Common Purpose
Global Leader Experiences
Hong Kong

This programme is open to students in Higher Education in Hong Kong and will be hosted at Hong Kong University and Prudential Hong Kong.

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

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.

Upcoming dates:

17 – 20 October 2017

Ferdinand Wu, Global Leader Experience Singapore 2015, National University of Singapore

The GLE has enabled me to learn beyond the classroom. It helped me apply my academic discipline to the interactions and project work. It widened my perspective on tackling societal problems in different parts of the world.

Participants on the programme share what they have learnt

Join a Global Leader Experience

The Challenge: How do smart cities ensure they are inclusive?


This programme is open to students in Higher Education in Hong Kong and will be hosted by and is made possible through the kind support of our partners, Hong Kong University and Prudential Hong Kong.

Who you could meet

Some of the organisations students could hear from and visit include

  • Prudential
  • Pfizer
  • Habitat for Humanity 
  • Justice Centre
  • Hong Kong Design Centre
  • Cyberport



How to apply

When and where

17 – 20 October 2017, Hong Kong

Each day will run from 8.30am - 5.30pm. Participants are expected to attend all sessions over the four days.

How much? FREE

Application Deadline: Monday 2 October 2017.

To apply for the programme complete the online application form.

For further information view the flyer, alternatively contact

Riaz Shah, Partner, EY

Common Purpose’s core proposition around leadership and cultural intelligence is cutting edge, speaking to the heart of the leadership challenge of society today.

This programme is made possible through the kind support of Prudential as our Corporate Sponsor.

Prudential has been serving the people of Hong Kong since 1964. Through Prudential Hong Kong Limited and Prudential General Insurance Hong Kong Limited, we provide a range of financial planning services and products including individual life insurance, investment-linked insurance, retirement solutions, health and medical protection, general insurance and employee benefits.

This programme is made possible through the kind support of Hong Kong University as our University Partner.

The University of Hong Kong, as a leading international institution of higher learning in Asia, strives to attract and nurture outstanding scholars from around the world through excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, research and knowledge exchange, contributing to the advancement of society and the development of leaders through a global presence, regional significance and engagement with the rest of China.