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The Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Program

Be the change you want to see in the world.

The University of Tasmania recognises the potential for leadership to develop at all levels of society and for leadership to be both personally and collectively transformational.
The Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Program encourages all students to engage with concepts of leadership through self-discovery and engaging in extension activities that can lead to positive change in the world.
Students at the University of Tasmania have the opportunity to engage in a range of leadership development opportunities relevant to their aspirations.
  • Enrol in XBR110 Discover Your Potential to identify your personal and professional goals and engage in experiences of value to you and the communities you wish to contribute positively to.
  • Embark on your own leadership journey  and gain recognition for your contributions (more information coming soon)
  • Apply for the exclusive Vice-Chancellor’s  Future Leaders Experience to design creative, local solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. (more information coming soon)

Be recognised

A distinctive student experience combines learning and experience to build your capacity to engage proactively with the world around you. The University of Tasmania recognises co-curricular activities through an award structure that includes:

  • Professionally validated credentials on your resume
  • Formal commendation acknowledging your contributions
  • Citations on your academic transcript
  • Three prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Awards in Leadership, Community Service and Professional Achievement

More information about how to apply for recognition of your leadership and co-curricular experiences will be available on Your Career Essentials in Career Connect in April, 2020. 

If you are a continuing student who has previously tracked or been recognised for hours in the Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Program, the VCLP team is working to transfer your achievements into the new recognition platform coming in 2020. We will be in touch with further details shortly but please contact us if you have specific questions.

Only for those students completing Fast Track Nursing and Paramedicine in April 2020, the following submission dates are still relevant:

Applications Fast-Track (Nursing and Paramedicine)

Date and time

Tier 2 - Citations Applications due date

Monday 24 of February (11:59 pm)

Tier 3 - VCLA Applications due date

Monday 9 March (11:59 pm)

If you have any questions about the VCLP please don’t hesitate to contact us:


Phone or face to face appointments for citations feedback on Monday, Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays here book an appointment now.