After completing a Common Purpose course, participants become
It means they join over 40,000 people who have taken part in a
Common Purpose course, anywhere in the world. They are a network of
exceptional leaders, with a huge range of skills, interests and
leadership experiences. Some will be just finishing university,
others will be emerging leaders, some will be very senior,
experiences leaders across the public, private and NGO sectors.
The place where they all come together is the Common Purpose 360
website. It enables alumni to find eachother, meet and exchange
ideas, both locally and on an international scale. It offers
inspiration, skills and connections for people who are interested
in leadership development and social change.
Our main role in supporting Common
Purpose alumni is to make sure they can find and contact eachother,
so that they can together bring their ideas to life and continue to
broaden their horizons. Our alumni's main continuing support
to Common Purpose is as contributors - speakers, mentors, hosts -
and this is crucial to our continuing work.
Julia Middleton, Founder and Chief
Executive, Common Purpose Charitable Trust
The Alumni Advisory Group acts as a
sounding board for Common Purpose on ideas and strategies for the
alumni offering - both on and off line - ensuring that the offering
is relevant to alumni across the world and that the Common Purpose
brand is used appropriately.
John Bowen, Chair, Common Purpose
Alumni Advisory Group
What do our alumni say?
To celebrate our 21st year, we put together a collection of
leadership blogs and testimonial videos created by our alumni
across the world. From the UK to Ireland, South Africa to Hungary,
each is a snapshot into the impact of our courses and the insights
on leadership they, and the people involved with them, provide.
Click on "21" below
to read a blog or watch a video