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When you lead, others follow

Are you ready to stand out from the crowd? Introducing “Get the Edge”.

This is a unique leadership programme designed just for you, the university students who dare to lead, not just follow. Whether you’re looking to sharpen your leadership skills for everyday challenges or to carve a distinct path in your future career, this programme is your stepping stone.

Why settle for ordinary when you can be extraordinary? This will equip you with skills that empower you to lead with confidence, think creatively, and influence effectively. Imagine walking into your next job interview with not just a degree, but a leadership toolkit that sets you apart.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to transform your potential into reality. Enroll in “Get the Edge” today and start your journey to becoming not just a graduate, but a leader of tomorrow. Because when you lead, others follow!

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Leaders for Life Programme

This programme dives into two parts of developing yourself as a leader. Firstly, we reflect on what type of leader you want to be and then move into the principles of high performance.

Awakening the Leader Within

Let us take you on a journey to awaken and light up the leader within YOU!

Led by two expert trainers in leadership, you will find ways to uncover and reveal your inner leader.

Open only to class representatives, this is a short and engaging course aimed to inspire you with simple ideas around leadership.

High Performance & Mastery

This is an advanced course for students.

This is for ambitious reps who want to leverage your role to increase your impact within the college and also into your future career.

Learn the tools of high performance that you can apply in your everyday life and in your future career.

In this course you will learn

  • Understand fully what is involved in being a student representative
  • Learn the practical skills to do the job
  • Understand what leadership is
  • Develop the leadership skills to deliver well in the student rep roles
  • Strengthen and enhance your existing skills
  • Reflect on your personal growth and how you might apply this in the future

Why should you do this course?

Rachael McLoughlin, Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics Post Grad

Roisin Mitchell, Computer Science, First Year


UL Student Life want to reward our student reps and members of the student’s union by giving you this EXTRA course that will both help you in your new role and also give you the chance to get certification from our Leaders for Life programme. When you complete each module you will also receive a social media graphic that you can share on your social channels to show your investment in yourself as a leader!

About our Trainers

Core Topic Areas

Vision & Purpose


Habits of High Performance

Self Management

Self Awareness