Global Leaders Program

Your future starts here.

The Academy at Western Sydney University.

The Academy's specialised learning experience focuses on developing tomorrow's leaders through carefully tailored academic units, workshops, projects and events. Specially tailored academic units include:

  • Leadership in a Complex World
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Community Engagement
  • Creativity, Innovation and Design Thinking

You will engage with leading academics and you will learn to see things from multiple perspectives, and be equipped to anticipate and navigate fast-moving change.

Your thinking will become flexible, agile and adaptable, open to all the possibilities that life and a constantly evolving career landscape can offer.

From an employer's point of view, you'll have an edge because you are not just the embodiment of a degree, but an adaptable, multi-level thinker offering value across many aspects of a rapidly changing workplace.

From your point of view, a world of possibilities will be within your grasp.

The Academy's Global Leaders Program

High achiever seeking an advanced degree? If you qualify, you're guaranteed an unconditional place in The Academy's Global Leaders Program prior to the HSC.

This world-class program includes:

  • Membership of The Academy
  • A $2,000 'Smart Start' scholarship
  • A University-sponsored overseas academic or leadership experience
  • A guaranteed internship during your studies
  • Advanced study of global citizenship, democracy and social change

Choose your Advanced degree

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Computing and Engineering

Health and Science

Social Science

**This offer applies to the listed degrees and does not include Medicine, Physiotherapy, Midwifery or Law

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in the Academy Global Leaders Program. Applications for 2016 have now closed. Please contact for more information.