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Principal's Global Leadership Award

Principal's Global Leadership Award

What is this Award about?

The Principal’s Global Leadership Award (PGLA) enables you to learn about leadership from experts in the field and to develop distinctive leadership skills in service to society.

Participation on the Award involves attending workshops, participating in group discussions and completing a reflective assessment.

Applications for the PGLA close on Friday 2nd November 2018.

Visit King's Career Connect to apply. 

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Who is the Award for? Stephen Adombire, PGLA PG participant, giving speech on Martin Luther King and leadership

There are two PGLA streams: one stream is for postgraduate taught students; the other stream is for second year undergraduate students.

Twenty second year undergraduates and twenty postgraduate taught students will be admitted on to the Award in January 2019.

What are the aims of this Award?

The aim of the undergraduate PGLA is to develop distinctive leadership skills in service to society, in a global context.

The aim of the postgraduate PGLA is to develop leadership skills by producing insights, critical awareness and conceptual understanding relating to leadership in a global context.

PGLA Student celebrating success at the King's Experience Awards ceremony 2018History of the PGLA

The Principal’s Global Leadership Award (PGLA) was introduced to King's in 2015-16 for twenty, second year undergraduates and was a great success

In its third year, 2017-18, a postgraduate PGLA was introduced alongside the undergraduate PGLA.

Speakers on the PGLA:


Teaching on the award will centre on a series of high-profile speakers, including members of King’s visiting professor community: 

President & Principal Ed ByrneBlank space Principal & President Ed Byrne

Professor Funmi Olonisakin (Vice President & Vice Principal, International)

Baroness Deborah Bull (Vice President & Vice Principal, London)

Baron David Willetts 

Charles Clarke (Former Home Secretary)




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deadline to apply:Friday 2nd november
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