Common Purpose
Global Leader Experiences

This programme is open to students in Higher Education in Sydney. It will run from 11 - 14 July 2017.

Join a Global Leader Experience

Join a Global Leader Experience (GLE) for university students in higher education in Sydney 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.

This programme will be hosted by and is made possible through the kind support of our partners, University of Technology Sydney and Weir. 

Who you could meet

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

  • City of Sydney
  • Future Cities Collaborative
  • EY
  • Habitat for Humanity Australia
  • The Funding Network
  • Transport for NSW
Ferdinand Wu, Student, National University of Singapore and Participant, Global Leader Experience Singapore

"The programme 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

How to apply

When and where?

11 – 14 July 2017, University of Technology Sydney.

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

How much? FREE

To apply for the programme complete an online application form.

For further information contact

Application deadline:

9:00am, 16 June 2017


UTS:Careers connecting employers with UTS Future Leaders.

At UTS:Careers we are passionate about getting students work ready while they are at Uni. We have been empowering students to achieve their professional goals for over 20 years. We have a thorough understanding of the employment landscape from both a student and employer perspective. UTS:Careers can help organisations recruit the best UTS talent, providing extensive support along the way.


The Weir Group

The Weir Group is one of the world's leading engineering businesses. We are committed to creating innovative engineering solutions. Our widely-respected products and services help customers right around the world deliver processes that are vital to society.

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.