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John Curtin Leadership Academy

The John Curtin Leadership Academy (JCLA) is Curtin University's prestigious extracurricular leadership program. Delivered through the Curtin Leadership Centre, it is based on the three values exemplified by former Australian Prime Minister, John Curtin: Leadership, Vision and Community Service.

Participation int he JLCA program enhances the student experience by providing a range of opportunities to develop leadership skills and improve employment prospects through the rewarding experience of giving back to the community.

The JCLA is a free program which is completed over one semester. It is application based and 30 students are selected to participate. There is a commitment by applicants to attend all elements of the program, which include:

  • A four-day leadership camp
  • Six leadership workshops
  • A team-based community project with a not-for-profit organisation
  • Weekly commitment of approximately 5-7 hours
  • JCLA Graduation Ceremony

Find out more about the John Curtin Leadership Academy.