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Student Leadership Events 
Saint Mary's University Student Leadership Conference
November 2nd, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Do you want to develop your leadership skills and meet new people? Do you want to learn from professionals, peers, and more? Check out details here and register for the Student Leadership Conference below!

Register online here.


Conference Details

The Saint Mary's Student Leadership Conference is an annual one-day fun event that gives students the opportunity to network and participate in interactive sessions and workshops that are built on practical experiences, leadership theory, and community service. The Conference is for all students - if you are currently a leader, want to be a leader, or just want to learn more about leadership. Students from all faculties and all years of study are encouraged to attend.

Benefits of attending the Leadership Conference:

  • Develop a greater understanding of leadership as it applies to you and the community
  • Enhance skills in critical thinking, self-awareness, reflection, and collaboration
  • Network with fellow students as well as community leaders
  • Gain a certificate of participation and CCR credit

What will I do at the Leadership Conference?

  • Participate in sessions that focus on leadership theory and skill development
  • Interact with fellow student leaders as well as campus and community leaders
  • Explore personal definitions of leadership
  • Reflect on leadership experiences and be inspired to pursue future goals
  • Become aware of leadership opportunities at Saint Mary's as well as in the community

Take a look at the conference program SMULead-ConfGuideFeb2019 from the previous year's conference.


Registration Cost

There is no cost to attend the SMU Student Leadership Conference.


Register online here.


Concurrent Session Proposals

We are seeking leaders from both the university and the wider community to facilitate sessions at this conference. Facilitators can be students, faculty, staff, alumni, or community members or a combination of any of these. If you are interested in facilitating a 50-minute session, please fill out the Facilitator application form online by October 10, 2019. The form can be found here. We are interested in your proposed session’s description, learning outcomes, and methods for learning. Please note that your session must be focused on an aspect of leadership development and we encourage you to include an interactive and / or reflective piece.

For more information, contact Adam Daniels, Student Transitions Specialist at