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About the Programme

About the Programme

The Student Leadership Programme offers innovative ways for developing leadership in future healthcare professionals. 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 participated in the programme in 2017 and a further 90 students have been recruited for 2018. Brought together they form our #150Leaders. The programme starts with a welcome event followed by a personalised mentorship scheme, online networking through social media and an online community of practice. The programme concludes with a final 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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Welcome to our new students!

Welcome to our new students!

29th January 2018

Following the success of the 2017 Student Leadership Programme, we would like to welcome our 90 new students studying a range of disciplines from across the UK to begin their leadership journey! The 2018 Student Leadership Programme begins with a two-day residential Welcome conference in March, followed by the start of the mentoring scheme for […]

Review of the Student Leadership Programme

Review of the Student Leadership Programme

12th December 2017

I feel incredibly privileged to have been part of the first ever student leadership programme so generously organised and facilitated by the Council of Deans. This course has made me grow in confidence as a leader, and encouraged me to seek new opportunities to represent and support fellow student midwives, both at my university and […]

My journey on the Student Leadership Programme

My journey on the Student Leadership Programme

21st November 2017

Coming to the end of the Student Leadership Programme (SLP), it is time for me to reflect on my experience over the past few months. What an amazing journey it has been! In September, I was allocated my mentor, and after all the anticipation and excitement about who it could be, I was not disappointed. […]