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The British Council’s Future Leaders is back again, the international policy and leadership programme.

If you know anyone between18-35, who has a policy idea which could make change across the UK and beyond and is able to attend a funded ten-day programme at Cambridge University from 21 October to 1 November 2019, they should see this! 

The British Council’s Future Leaders Connect – the global network of emerging policy leaders. 

The British Council is looking for new members to join its international policy and leadership programme.

They must be aged 18-35, have a policy idea which could make change across the UK and beyond and be able to attend the ten-day programme 21 October to 1 November 2019.

This is a fantastic professional development opportunity for anyone looking for advanced policy and leadership learning, access to global leaders and those seeking connections across the world.

Participating countries: Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Tunisia, UK and USA. 

The Details:

As a member of Future Leaders Connect, members will access a ten-day residential programme of advanced policy and leadership development at the Møller Institute, Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

Members will be part of a group of phenomenal young leaders from around the world discussing today’s biggest global challenges in the Houses of Parliament and will have private meetings with inspirational world leaders.

The costs of travel, accommodation and meals are covered by the British Council and the programme is fully accessible.

Last year Future Leaders Connect members met with former UN Secretary Generals and other world leaders. They presented their policy ideas to Ministers at 10 Downing Street and since taking part in the programme almost all of the UK members have accessed a fully funded international professional development opportunity. 

Online application and deadline 

All the details you need to know about Future Leaders Connect are on the website here – 


Participants will be selected from across the UK (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales). The other members will join from Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tunisia and the USA. 

The application deadline is Monday 6 May, 23.59, UK time. 

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