"Explore. Experience. Connect."

A free leadership development program to help you develop and enhance your leadership skills while engaging with the University of Waterloo community. The program has been designed so that all students can participate, regardless of whether they are currently in a leadership role.


Participating in the SLP will allow you to:

  • Explore and enhance your leadership knowledge through interactive workshops facilitated by student leaders.
  • Exercise and demonstrate your leadership skills by getting involved with the Waterloo community in a leadership role.
  • Identify and articulate what you learn through reflection.
  • Enhance your resumé by developing the soft skills employers are looking for.
  • Expand your cross-campus network by meeting students from all six faculties.

Complete the program to earn the University of Waterloo Certificate in Leadership Development, signed by University of Waterloo President and Vice-Chancellor Vivek Goel.

I talked to students from different programs, faculties, countries and time zones. Through this program I got the chance to interact and share views, opinions, ideas and work collectively. This immensely improved my collaboration skills and expanded my network and connections!


Program requirements

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