Applying to the Student Leadership Programme


Before you apply to the Student Leadership Programme, please make sure that you have read this page properly, and that you have understood what the programme involves, checked you are eligible to apply (see below), and that you have read our application guidance. If you have any additional questions, you should check our FAQs page before contacting us directly.


Eligibility criteria:

    1. At the time of application, you must be in EITHER first or second year (3 year degree) or first, second and third year (4 year degree) of your undergraduate studies OR in first-year pre-registration postgraduate studies. Final year students are not eligible for this programme.
    2. You must be a student in nursing, midwifery or in one of the allied health professions
    3. You must be studying at one of the Council of Deans of Health member institutions (full list available here)
    4. You must be available to attend the welcome conference (21-22 September 2022)
    5. You must be committed to developing your own leadership skills and be willing and enthusiastic to engage in all elements of the programme

Dates to consider when applying for the Student Leadership Programme 2022/23;

    1. Welcome Conference – 21-22 September
    2. Online Event 1 – 01 December 2022
    3. Online Event  2 – 17 December 2022

Those who are provisionally successful will need to have a member of staff at their university to complete a support form to ensure your university is happy for you to take part in the programme. This will be sent by email to those who are successful.

What to expect from the Student Leadership Programme: 

Application process

To apply to the Student Leadership Programme, you will be required to complete an online application form. This will consist of four main questions you will need to respond to, along with some personal details about you (e.g. name, university, course).

Applications open 4 May 2022
Deadline for applications 6 June 2022 at 5pm
Outcome of application To be announced

To submit an application, please apply here