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About the Programme

About the Programme

The Student Leadership Programme offers innovative ways for student leadership development. Targeted at 150 students of nursing, midwifery and allied health professional courses across the UK, the programme offers exposure to leadership training, networking and mentoring.

The #150Leaders

The #150Leaders

60 students are participating in the programme in 2017 and 90 students in 2018, brought together they form our #150Leaders. The programme in 2017 involves a welcome event in Birmingham followed by online networking through social media and an online community of practice. A personalised menthorship scheme over a period of three months is being co-created with the students and the programme concludes with a final networking event in London.

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The Student Leadership Programme is a partnership between the Council of Deans of Health and the Burdett Trust for Nursing aimed at developing and promoting student leadership.

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Reflecting on the Student Leadership Project

Reflecting on the Student Leadership Project

7th August 2017

The Council of Deans of Health in partnership with the Burdett Trust have introduced a two-year project aiming to develop and promote student’s leadership abilities. The Students Leadership Project objectives are to support 150 students of nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals with leadership training, networking and mentoring. I have been privileged to be part […]

Reflections on #150Leaders

Reflections on #150Leaders

7th August 2017

Earlier this year I decided to apply to the Council of Deans Student Leadership Programme, excited by the potential opportunity to learn from leaders in nursing and network with my new peers.  I have always had firm views about nursing care and ideas about how it needed to develop, but never felt like I was […]

Leadership: a personal reflection

Leadership: a personal reflection

27th July 2017

As a brand new and fresh faced first year student, leadership wasn’t something I had consciously pursued amidst all of the learning and getting to grips with new placements and environments but I quickly came to find myself in leadership positions. I recall listening to people’s stories about their journey to begin the nursing course […]