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Become a Rising Leader - join Rise Up leadership development programme

27 November 2014

In the UK, just 1 in 3 children from low income backgrounds leave school with basic qualifications. It takes just 1% of the University of Westminster's most outstanding students to make this a thing of the past in London.

Join the Rise Up Leadership Development Programme and transform the lives of disadvantaged children. You will participate in a nationwide movement of over 1,000 students to:

  • Train. Learn a range of leadership and teaching skills.
  • Apply. Use the skills you learn to provide small group tuition to children from low income backgrounds. You can also become a committee member or Schools Officer to create an active movement for change on your campus.
  • Develop. Gain an accredited qualification and, in some cases, be fast-tracked to an interview with a leading employer

Placements are available to tutor in schools on Tuesday or Wednesday afternoons, tutoring English, Maths or Science.

Be part of a national movement. Interviews and offers are made on a rolling basis, so apply now at the Team Up website.


About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.


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