Global Student Leadership Summit 2017: Student Perspectives

Thu Jun 29, 2017
Learn more here: http://www.webster.edu/gslsThe Global Student Leadership Summit was held June 7–10, 2017, at the Webster Vienna campus in Vienna, Austria.The Summit provides a unique opportunity for Webster University student leaders to gain knowledge and skills, and create positive change in a global environment. By developing relationships with peers from throughout Webster’s global network, participants gain a better understanding of the impact student involvement has on students and Webster University worldwide.The Summit includes interactive sessions focused on leadership development, communication, intercultural competency, and social responsibility, plus an excursion in Vienna, and outstanding networking with your fellow students from throughout the Webster global network. Students work in small groups with an assigned mentor to help achieve the learning outcomes. To prepare for this Summit, all participants completed an online non-credit course from March-May 2017.As a result of attending the 2017 Summit, student leaders returned to their home campus prepared to work collaboratively with their fellow students to increase the level of leadership involvement and enhance connections between students throughout the Webster global network. The Summit is a transformational experience that will further develop each student’s sense of mission and purpose.For selected participants, the University arranged for and covered the costs of airfare from their home campus, lodging, meals, and program fees. The first Global Student Leadership Summit was held in St. Louis in March 2015.