Common Purpose
Global Leader Experiences
Kuala Lumpur

This programme is open to students in Higher Education in Kuala Lumpur and will be hosted at Monash University Malaysia and GE.

Join a Global Leader Experience (GLE) for university students in Kuala Lumpur 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:

18 – 21 September 2017

Michelle Neoh, Student, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

“The invaluable out of the classroom experiences which I have gained have helped me understand my vision. This programme has helped me embrace diversity, discovering my true purpose and what I can do as a responsible individual to contribute to this worldwe are living in.”


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 Kuala Lumpur and will be hosted by and is made possible through the kind support of our partners, Monash University Malaysia and GE.

Who you could meet

Some of the organisations students could hear from and visit include

  • Invest KL 
  • Mass Rapid Transit Corporation
  • Selangor Information Technology and E-commerce Council
  • Siemens Malaysia
  • Women’s Aid Organisation



How to apply

When and where

18 – 21 September 2017, Kuala Lumpur

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: Friday 1 September 2017

To apply for the programme complete the online application form.

For further information view the flyer, alternatively contact

Jean Kabese, Student, University of Johannesburg, participant, GLE Johannesburg 2014

"I am a better citizen, a better leader, a better person and I believe that this experience has given me more confidence in tackling problems that seem impossible to solve."

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

GE (NYSE: GE) is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

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.