Key dates

DateMilestone
Monday 2 August Expressions of Interest (EOI) close
Tuesday 10 August Welcome Induction session (Zoom), 12pm-1pm
Thursday 12 AugustLast day to opt in and enrol into the program
Friday 13 AugustMeet and Greet event for all iLEAD plus participants, stakeholders and alumni mentors
Monday 16 AugustWorkshop 1:
Create meaningful leadership goals. Facilitated by Hellen Cohen
Monday 30 AugustWorkshop 2:
Interaction between Personality, Culture and Leadership.
Facilitated by Dr Kotryna Fraser and Dr Heather Douglas.
Thursday 9 SeptemberWorkshop 3:
What it means to be a leader and global citizen in today’s world?
Facilitated by Associate Professor Ashish Malik and Dr Patricia Johnson
Wednesday 15 SeptemberWorkshop 4: New Media Literacy
How to leverage your message through digital platforms?
Facilitated by Dr Gary Ellem
Thursday 7 OctoberWorkshop 5: Intercultural Competence the secret ingredients to be future ready.
Facilitator: Prof. Stefania Paolini
Guest speakers: Leo Dynevor and Dr Elsa Licumba
Wednesday 13 OctoberWorkshop 6:
Discover the entrepreneurial mindset within you.
Facilitator: Richard Berry
Tuesday 19 October

All completion requirements due.

  • Workshop attendance (minimum 4) and make up for any missed workshops (max2).
  • Capstone Essay Due (500-700 words)
  • Program feedback survey due

For those progressing to Stage 2:

  • Submits EOI form (Stage 2) and mentor preference form
Friday 29 OctoberiLEAD Plus Networking and Celebration Event
Friday 5 NovemberiLEAD Plus Stage 1 concludes for Semester 2
DateMilestone
Monday 19 July Invitations to Stage 2
Thursday 29 July Stage 2 Welcome and Information Session
Tuesday 3 AugustWorkshop 1: Storytelling and How to Pitch
Monday 9 AugustWorkshop 1: Storytelling and How to Pitch (Repeat Session)
Friday 13 August Meet and Greet event for all iLEAD plus participants, stakeholders and alumni mentors
Friday 27 August Applications and Proposals Close
Monday 6 - Friday 10 September Pitch Presentations
Monday 13 September Start of Experiential Learning Experience
Monday 18 October Reflective Journal Preparation
Friday 29 OctoberiLEAD Plus Networking and Celebration Event
Friday 5 November

Reflective Journal Submission

iLEAD Plus Stage 2 concludes for Semester 2

DateMilestone
Friday 30 July Online Welcome and Introductory session
Monday 9 August Self-directed project proposals Open
Friday 13 August Meet and Greet event for all iLEAD plus participants, stakeholders and alumni mentors
Monday 16 AugustWorkshop 1: Defining success in relation to goals and insights and learning from mentoring and coaching engagements
Friday 27 AugustWorkshop 2: How to make your idea reality
Monday 6 - Friday 10 September Project Pitch to iLEAD team
Friday 10 September Project Implementation commences
Monday 11 October Project Documentation Checkpoint
Friday 29 OctoberiLEAD Plus Networking and Celebration Event Including Presentation of leadership project to the Community of Practice

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.