Common Purpose
Global Leader Experience

This programme is for students studying at DLSU & other Universities across Manila and is sponsored by FWD.

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

Upcoming dates:

Dates: 10 - 13 September 2018

Join a Global Leader Experience


Along with your fellow participants, you will play a part in tackling the biggest issues facing business, governments and society today. The Manila 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 for students studying at DLSU & other Universities across Manila.

This programme is made possible through the kind support of our Corporate Partner, FWD.

Who you could meet

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

  • FWD
  • PwC
  • the Manila Times
  • Makati Medical Centre
  • Asian Development Bank
  • Habitat for Humanity
Wu Gabriel, Student, University of Hong Kong

"Great insights offered by the speakers and visits on local issues of inclusivity”

How to apply

When and where?

10 - 13 September 2018

De La Salle University (DLSU), Manila

How much? FREE

Applications are now open

For further information contact

Application deadline:

Friday 24th August 2018


Lauren Proctor, Student, University of Nottingham

"I have thoroughly enjoyed this leadership programme. It is inclusive, exciting, integrated and provides you with self-reflection skills to be a fair and inclusive leader. I will take my skills and knowledge learnt through this programme, into my future working life as a staff nurse and I believe it will fuel my commitment to progressing in my future management nursing roles." 


About FWD : FWD Group spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, and Japan, offering life and medical insurance, general insurance, and employee benefits across a number of its markets. FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance. Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group.

De La Salle University (DLSU), Manila

This programme is for students studying at DLSU & other Universities across Manila and sponsored by FWD.

About DLSU : Nestled in the heart of Manila, De La Salle University (DLSU) is home to local and international students seeking quality education for a brighter future ahead. It is situated in a vibrant city where culture and diversity is well manifested. DLSU positions itself as a leader in moulding human resources who serve the church and the nation. It is a Catholic coeducational institution founded in 1911 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The University is a hub for higher education training renowned for its academic excellence, prolific and relevant research, and involved community service.