The Laurentian Leadership Centre (LLC) is a live-in extension program in an historic mansion in the heart of Ottawa.
The program includes a practicum and three courses. It is geared towards third and fourth year students, or recent graduates, who are looking for experiential learning. The LLC runs in the Fall and Spring Semesters and is open to TWU students of all majors.
OUR LLC OFFERS:
- A Certificate in Leadership and Applied Public Affairs
- Elite Ottawa practicums in politics and NGOs
- Three upper level courses designed to fit core requirements for all majors
- A opportunity to have professional work experience
- A vibrant community life
Past students have worked with Members of Parliament, Senators, Cabinet Minister’s Offices, international NGOs like the Red Cross and World Vision, embassies and high commissions, the War Museum, and NGOs like the Centre for Public Dialogue and the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada.
“The LLC is for you if you want to get thrown into a new experience where you learn alongside peers in a safe environment, live in a mansion in the nation’s capital, and make amazing friends. Be ready to grow—in the best of ways.”
HANNAH GOERTZEN, BUSINESS MAJOR, 2018
The LLC prepares students for careers in almost any field, from government to law, business to ministry, and international development to academia. It inspires them to contribute to organizations and programs that are actively working to benefit the world and the people who inhabit it. Our students have gained beneficial and practical networking opportunities that have equipped them with advantageous life skills that have allowed them to thrive in their careers. Our alumni are mayors, Members of Parliament, political staffers, NGO leaders, pastors, business entrepreneurs, teachers, lawyers, and masters and doctoral students. In the words of our students, come join us to gain unparalleled experience that will set you up for life.