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Black Leadership Programme

A collaboration between NTU and NTSU, the programme is designed to empower black second year undergraduate students to gain confidence and become resilient leaders through a series of hands-on events and community-building activities throughout Term Two and Term Three.

Colin Jackson CBE launching the Black Leadership Programme
Colin Jackson CBE launches 2020 Black Leadership initiative

Do you want to become part of the next generation of leaders?

The Black Leadership Programme is your opportunity to meet like-minded people, upskill yourself and stand out from the crowd.

What is the Black Leadership Programme?

A collaboration between between Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and Nottingham Trent Students’ Union (NTSU). the programme is designed to empower black second year undergraduate students to gain confidence and become resilient leaders through a series of hands-on events and community-building activities throughout Term Two and Term Three.

What will you get out of it?

As well as the skills to become an effective leader, successful applicants will get access to valuable events and opportunities including:

  • The opportunity to attend a launch and welcome event
  • A full-day workshop designed to develop a sense of community, belonging, empowerment and self-worth. In addition, applicants will complete a further session to reflect on accomplishments and developments
  • The opportunity to network with peers, leaders and employers as well as the provision of a skilled mentor
  • An independent employability learning module
  • The chance to take part in an exchange trip* in collaboration with NTU Global.

During the programme, applicants will also be invited to apply for internship opportunities for Summer 2021. This is a fantastic opportunity to help you stand out to employers’ post-graduation

You will also receive a letter of achievement signed by the Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University acknowledging your participation in the programme.

How do I apply?

Applications open: December 2021
Applications close: TBC

Applications are welcome from black second year undergraduate students who are interested in gaining confidence and becoming resilient leaders. The selection panel will look to recruit students from each academic school.

Applicants must be available to participate between January and July.
Estimated time commitment: three hours per week.

If you have any questions, email blackleadershipprogramme@ntu.ac.uk

*Due to uncertainty with government restrictions, there is the possibility that the exchange will be facilitated virtually. In the circumstances it is not, funding will cover train or flights and transfers as well as accommodation. Personal expenses are not included. Students will require a valid passport at the time of travel.

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