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 Global Leaders Program

If you are a high-achieving student, the Academy offers an unprecedented opportunity to gain the competitive edge when you graduate.

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

*This offer applies to the specific degrees and does not include Medicine/Surgery, Physiotherapy, Podiatric Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Midwifery, Law, Architectural Studies. Excluded degrees are subject to change.

How to apply

Applications for 2017 have now closed. Successful applicants will be advised and will receive an offer to study at Western Sydney University prior to the HSC.

For more information

Additional information can be found in our Academy Global Leaders Program Flyer (PDF, 430.47 KB) and the AGLP Terms and Conditions, or by contacting The Academy on