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2015 UpRising Core Leadership Programme for young people in the United Kingdom

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The UpRising core leadership programme is a nine month programme, involving ‘access behind the scenes’ sessions with some of the UK’s most senior leaders.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligable to apply for the core leadership programme you need to be;

– aged 19-25

– live in a city where UpRising runs

– have bags of enthusiam and a desire to make positive change


The UpRising core leadership programme runs in all of our cities;

– London

– Bedford & Luton

– Birmingham

– Manchester

– Liverpool

– Stoke-on-Trent


The UpRising Core Leadership Programme

  • The core programme offers participants a unique first-hand view of the way that political, business, public sector and community organisations work together to shape our communities.
  • Each participant is individually matched with a coach and a mentor who supports them on a one to one basis throughout their time on the programme.
  • All participants work with other UpRisers to design and deliver a social action campaign on a local issue they are passionate about.
  • As well as forming networks with senior figures, participants also build strong networks amongst their peers on the programme.
  • Through this programme we equip young people with the knowledge, networks, skills and confidence to reach their leadership potential and take social action on issues they care about.
  • Most sessions and workshops take place in the evening so that the programme can be fitted around work, study and other commitments.

Apply Now for the UpRising Core Leadership Programme

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