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Boost your leadership skills with a free development programme

28 March 2014

If you're from a Commonwealth country, join the CSCLeaders development programme. You'll meet visionary thinkers from global businesses, governments and international not-for-profit organisations.

Deadline for applications: Monday 26 May

The CSCLeaders programme gives you real and practical experiences, broadening your horizons and challenging you to adapt and thrive in diverse situations.

The first programmes were held in Johannesburg and Oxford each over four days and saw 150 students from 37 Commonwealth countries participate.

This is a four-day leadership programme (with two days taking place at BP’s global headquarters in London and two days at University College London), which will equip you with the tools you need to lead change, now and in the future.

Who is it for?

You're welcome to join this programme if you're a national from a Commonwealth country and want to:

  • represent different educational, socio-economic, religious, ethnic and cultural backgrounds across the Commonwealth
  • make a difference in the world
  • add real value to your CV and develop leadership skills which will help you in the future.


During this programme you'll meet visionary thinkers from global businesses, governments and international not-for-profit organisations to help you understand this programme's challenge - ‘what makes a city smart?’ - and find creative ideas to help solve this.

The programme will also allow you to:

  • develop your ability to work with different cultures
  • tackle complex global challenges   
  • work with diverse teams
  • improve your understanding of how the world beyond the university works
  • enhance your professional and personal confidence.


  • Deadline for applications: Monday 26 May
  • Leadership programme: 23-26 June 2014

Further information and how to apply

To find out more and apply, please visit the CSCLeaders 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 180-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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