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About our Global Leaders Program

  • 130+ Programs
  • 3000+ Participants
  • 10+ Years delivering quality programs
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Global Leaders Program

Innovative multidisciplinary programs for students and professionals
We offer immersive short courses for future global leaders and professionals from around the world.

Our programs are both high quality and engaging with the essential elements of leadership, cultural competence and sustainability integrated into every course.

Customised online learning

While the borders remain closed due to COVID-19, we have been successfully delivering a number of programs virtually. We are taking enquiries for customised online learning programs, including interactive sessions and masterclasses delivered in real-time. Please contact us.


Professional Development program for university administration staff

In 2021 we will be offering our flagship program Globalisation of Higher Education (PDF, 331KB) to professional staff from universities around the world. This year the program will be conducted virtually over 3 interactive online sessions in November and will cover topics including how to successfully engage globally with partners, cross cultural competence and enhancing staff training and development. The program is aimed at mid-level university administration staff seeking to deepen their understanding of internationalisation trends and develop leadership and collaboration skills. Fill out an expression of interest for more details and to register.

Customised programs for professionals

We have been offering customised programs for government employees, university staff and company personnel for over 10 years.

Program content is developed in consultation with the client and delivered by University of Sydney academics as well as specialists from industry, government and community.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are now offering these programs through virtual, online delivery. If you would like us to develop a customised program for your organisation, please contact us with your requirements.

Please note that a customised program requires a minimum of 20 participants.


Core programs for students

These programs are currently on hold until further notice

We offer a number of core programs throughout the year which are open to applicants (18 years or older) currently attending one of our partner and network universities. Applications must be made through the students home institution, not to the Global Leaders Program directly.

This program is for undergraduate students currently studying law and will be delivered by leading academics as well as members from industry, government and non-governmental organisations to enable students to gain comprehensive knowledge and insight into Australia’s legal system and its approach to international law.

*Please note that this program requires a minimum of 20 participants to go ahead.

Duration: Two weeks

Dates:  TBC.

Program fee in A$ per participant: TBC

This program is open to both undergraduate and post graduate students from all disciplines and will encourage a future-focused approach to innovation, tackling real problems like climate change, health and education. 

Students from different disciplines will work together with academic leaders from science, art, engineering, design and to look beyond their own disciplines to develop creative solutions that make a difference.

*Please note that this program requires a minimum of 20 participants to go ahead

Duration: Two weeks

Dates: TBC.

Program fee in A$ per participant: TBC

Participants will learn the complexity of various global and local environment and sustainable development challenges, and appreciate the importance of multidisciplinary approaches to solve them.

Students will understand environmental and sustainability challenges from the Australian perspective and make some comparisons (similarities and differences) between Australia and their respective home countries. 

Duration: Two weeks

Dates: TBC.

Tuition fee in A$ per participant: TBC

With businesses increasingly operating on a global scale, this program will enhance students’ skills and understanding in important areas such as cross cultural communication, international business strategy, leadership and teamwork.

The program will be delivered as a mix of lectures and discussions, complemented by field trips and visits to industry.

Duration: Two weeks

Dates:  TBC.

Tuition fee in A$ per participant: TBC

This program will allow students to enhance their leadership, teamwork and cross-cultural competency through a series of workshops, discussions, field trips and cultural activities.

Participants from around the world will work together to deepen their understanding of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and propose solutions to current real world problems. 

Applications must be made through the participants home institution, not to the Global Leaders Program directly.

Duration: Two weeks

Dates: TBC.

Tuition fee in A$ per participant: TBC

The following is included in all our programs:

  • tuition
  • accommodation (shared)
  • certificate of study
  • welcome and farewell lunch
  • invitation letter for visa (if required)
  • group return airport transfers (on set dates and times)

All of our programs are conducted in English. To achieve the best outcomes, participants must be confident in understanding, communicating, discussing and presenting in English. We recommend IELTS 6.0 or higher.

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be issued with a personalised Certificate of Study from the Global Leaders Program at the University of Sydney.

Students who wish to obtain academic credit are responsible for making their own arrangements in advance with their home university.


Customised programs for students

We have been offering customised programs for university students for over 10 years. Program content is developed in consultation with the client and delivered by University of Sydney academics as well as industry and community speakers.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are now offering these programs through virtual, online delivery. If you would like us to develop a customised program for your students, please contact us with your requirements.

Please note that a customised program requires a minimum of 20 participants.


Program enquiries

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