UpRising’s Environmental Leadership Programme open for applications

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Are you interested in solving the world’s environmental issues but have no idea where to start? This UpRising Leadership programme could be the one for you.


UpRising is a programme which connects young people with paths to power. You will become a leader in the green field of environmentalism. They also state on their website that 68% of young people who go on the programme get employment afterward. That’s amazing!

Here’s what they have to say.

We’re on the look-out for the next gang of green heroes to join our next Environmental Leadership Programme.

We connect you with the UK’s top environmental change-makers, to gain the Leadership know-how and transform the world around you.

It’s a free, part-time and nine-months and is all designed to fit around your work, study or other commitments.

On the Programme you will:

  • Learn how environmental change is made on a local, national and global level, directly from the people who are living and breathing it
  • Meet sustainability leaders from business, media, government and charities and more.
  • Take part in expert-led workshops
  • Design and run an environmental social action campaign
  • Get matched with a mentor and a coach
  • Escalate your confidence to the next level
  • Boost your career prospects
  • Pick up the tools to shape your future

In 2016-17 our Programme Participants met, networked and learned from organisations such as: Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Climate KIC, Guardian, National Trust, Manchester Climate Change Agency, Brother UK…

Sound good to you? They even provide the dates:

Applications open: August 2017
Programme starts: November 2017
Finishes: July 2018.

The next programme will be starting in October 2018.

Programme sessions take place one evening a week. They’re hosted with organisations from across all sectors, giving you a unique look behind the scenes of what’s going on in your city.

Read more here and then apply here.

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