Global Youth Leadership

New Adventures, New You

Discover lifelong lessons with GV Victoria's Youth Leadership Program! Improve your self-confidence and independence, while exploring themes of leadership, cross-cultural communication and global citizenship. Specially designed for youths from 16 to 21 years of age, the GYL Program combines 20 lessons of General English morning classes with Leadership and Global Competence classes in the afternoons. The program also includes weekly projects every Friday, which range from socio-cultural activities to volunteer projects, field trips and local "reality tours.

Some of the topics covered in the afternoon classes are: 

  • Self awareness & awareness about others 
  • Building a more just and peaceful world 
  • Emotional Intelligence; developing bridges with others 

All GYL students receive a GV Certificate of Completion, while 8-week students also receive the Global Competence Certificate from Sentio. 

Perfect for high school juniors or seniors, as well as college or university students who wish to develop leadership skills.

This program is available in the Face-to-Face option only.