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Global Leaders Experience

Global Leaders Experience

The Global Leaders Experience is a unique opportunity to develop your intercultural skills as part of a short, outbound mobility experience. Typically a week in duration and covering themes such as sustainability, human rights and digital heritage, you will travel to a significant city or location outside of the UK and be immersed in the local environment, presented with real-world challenges and work closely with a diverse range of other students and professionals.

Our programmes combine an educational, cultural and ‘real-world’ learning experience aligned to the development of interdisciplinary knowledge and acquisition of high-level skills required for professional career paths. As the labour market expands and graduates face an increase in competition, employers are actively seeking out candidates with more developed skillsets. Intercultural competency and communication skills are highly sought after alongside ‘soft skills’ such as resilience, critical thinking, and collaboration to name a few. Undertaking a Global Leaders Experience will help you develop and hone these skills, all while enjoying the sights of an international city!

We facilitate an outstanding portfolio of online programmes, which will help you develop all of these skills and more from the comfort of your own home. Our online programmes are longer in length (up to four weeks) to allow you to get stuck into a project with a diverse, international group of students and attend digital talks, presentations and networking sessions.

Where have previous programmes taken place?

In-person trips have run to:

  • Pristina/Mitrovica, Kosovo
  • Philadelphia, USA
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • The Hague, Netherlands 

Students have supported the EAIE conferences in:

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Geneva, Switzerland
What can I do with a GLE?

Completing a Global Leaders Experience counts as 35 hours of work experience or volunteering for the Exeter Award!

Further Information

Please find below links to further reading: