Key dates

We have an existing online training package to offer you in Semester 1, 2021. The training as its highly interactive and builds on an experiential learnings' modules of collaboration.

Monday 8 March Expressions of Interest (EOI) close
Tuesday 16 March Welcome Induction session (Zoom), 12pm-1pm
Thursday 18 March Last day to opt in and enrol into the program
Monday 29 MarchWorkshop 1:
Create meaningful leadership goals. Facilitated by Hellen Cohen
Wednesday 21 AprilWorkshop 2:
Interaction between Personality, Culture and Leadership.
Facilitated by Dr Kotryna Fraser and Dr Heather Douglas.
Thursday 29 AprilWorkshop 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
Monday 3 MayWorkshop 4: New Media Literacy
How to leverage your message through digital platforms?
Facilitated by Dr Gary Ellem
Wednesday 12 MayWorkshop 5: Intercultural Competence the secret ingredients to be future ready.
Facilitator: Prof. Stefania Paolini
Guest speakers: Leo Dynevor and Dr Elsa Licumba
Friday 14 MayInteractive session:
Guidance on your journey in how to unpack your goals and action plans.
Facilitator: Hellen Cohen
Tuesday 18 MayWorkshop 6:
Discover the entrepreneurial mindset within you.
Facilitator: Richard Berry
Monday 24 May

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
Thursday 27 MayiLEAD Plus Networking and Celebration Event
Friday 4 JuneiLEAD Plus Stage 1 concludes for Semester 1

Optional activities:

These activities are optional. These activities (apart for Meet and Greet) is open to all students across the three stages) and offers a great networking opportunity.

Thursday 1 AprilSeminar: How to boost your employability skills as an emergent leader.
Facilitated by Monique Kassi
TBACommunity of Practice
Facilitated by Djoeke van Loon
TBAEvent: Information session on Stage 2
Facilitated by Maria Avia
TBACommunity of Practice
Facilitated by Djoeke van Loon
TBAMeet and Greet (6:00-7:30pm)
This event is open to Stage 1 students that is wanting to progress to Stage 2, this is a great opportunity to meet our fantastic iLEAD Plus mentors.
Tuesday 25 MaySeminar: Capitalise on your iLEAD Plus journey and learn how to articulate your experience
Facilitated by Greg Ward

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.