Victoria International Leadership Programme (VILP)
Our world is a changing place - a place where information and communication knows no borders; where local events have global ramifications; where the welfare and security of humanity depends upon responsible action, both individual and communal.
This dynamic environment requires us to be equipped with the knowledge, skills and awareness to address the challenges of tomorrow.
To meet this need, Victoria University of Wellington launched the Victoria International Leadership Programme Te Pūao Manukura (VILP) in October 2008 - the first programme of its kind among New Zealand universities.
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The Victoria International Leadership Programme (VILP) is an academically-oriented extra-curricular programme of seminars, speaker events and experiential activities relevant to the themes of:
- international leadership
- cross-cultural communication
- global connectedness, and
The need for our students to become more cross-culturally competent and globally aware becomes ever more pressing if they are to thrive in the global knowledge economy and to become active global citizens. VILP is designed to address this need.
For students, the programme will enhance their leadership skills, international knowledge and cultural awareness, as well as encourage interaction between international and domestic students, and across the various university faculties.
VILP takes advantage of the university's Wellington location - in the political centre and cultural capital of New Zealand - and links Victoria University of Wellington with a wide range of stakeholders at a local, national and global level.
It also benefits from synergistic collaboration with partners such as:
- the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA)
- Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA)
- Asia:NZ Foundation
- the diplomatic community
as well as such VUW entities, to name a few, as
As well as helping develop valuable skills of interest to employers around the world, the programme will enable students to better understand and debate pressing global issues such as economic interdependence, poverty and human security.
View our weekly updates sent to VILP participants and stakeholders below:
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|Document||File Size||File Type|
|VILP Update 27 July 2012||669 KB|
|VILP Update 20 July 2012||741 KB|
|VILP Update 13 July 2012||843 KB|
|VILP Update 6 July 2012||767 KB|
|VILP Update 29 June 2012||650 KB|
|VILP Update 22 June 2012||957 KB|
|VILP Update 8 June 2012||909 KB|
|VILP Update 1 June 2012||876 KB|
|VILP Update 25 May 2012||1 MB|
|VILP Update 18 May 2012||1 MB|
|VILP Update 11 May 2012||1.3 MB|
|VILP Update 4 May 2012||641 KB|
|VILP Update 27 April 2012||602 KB|
|VILP Update 20 April 2012||971 KB|
|VILP Update 30 March 2012||909 KB|
|VILP Update 23 March 2012||623 KB|
|VILP Update 16 March 2012||760 KB|
|VILP Update 9 March 2012||616 KB|
|VILP Update 2 March 2012||598 KB|
|VILP Update 24 February 2012||608 KB|
|VILP Update 17 February 2012||746 KB|
|VILP Update 4 November 2011||576 KB|
|VILP Update 21 October 2011||399 KB|
|VILP Update 14 October 2011||371 KB|