Community Leadership Certificate

A free leadership development program made by students for students.  

The Community Leadership Certificate (CLC) focuses on anti-oppressive, community-centered leadership and teaches collaborative skills and practical knowledge. This program is for all undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of whether you currently hold a leadership position or not. 

Complete the program in three steps to earn the University of Waterloo Certificate in Leadership Development.

  1. Attend the four core workshops
  2. Complete ten leadership hours
  3. Submit your reflection

IMPORTANT: Please note CLC replaces the Student Leadership Program (SLP) and Foundational Training Program (FTP). Please visit our frequently asked questions page for more details.

Participating in CLC will allow you to: 

  • Explore equity and leadership theories in conversation-based workshops led by fellow students. 

  • Engage with the Waterloo community in leadership roles to practice your skills.  

  • Reflect on your experiences to understand and communicate what you've learned.  

  • Boost your resume by honing sought-after soft skills.  

  • Grow your network by connecting with students from all six faculties. 

Three steps to achieving the CLC

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