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Sirius graduate Julie goes on to achieve John Muir Conserver Award

2018-06-30T14:05:00+00:00November 19th, 2011|Sirius|

Julie McElroy, a graduate of this summer's Sirius Environmental Leadership Award programme has built on her learning and success from our scholarship opportunity to go on and achieve the highest level of the John Muir Award. 25-year-old Julie was born with cerebral palsy which has resulted in mobility problems, walking difficulties and speech [...]

Sirius leadership graduates return from Scotland

2018-06-30T14:05:56+00:00August 3rd, 2011|Sirius|

Last week saw the Wilderness Foundation UK deliver the latest cycle of the Sirius Environmental Leadership Award. For this trip we took six young people on a wilderness journey down Loch Shiel in the Western Highlands, making our way down the loch using open canoes and wild camping overnight on the shore line. [...]

Sirius Schools Programme

2011-05-20T14:02:11+00:00May 20th, 2011|

[quote]This experience has meant a lot to me. I’ve changed in many ways and seen a different side to life. - Sirius Schools Graduate 2010[/quote]   In October 2010 we launched the Sirius Schools Programme.   Using the same learning and principles as the Sirius Environmental Award, the Sirius Schools Programme offers younger people the chance [...]

Join the Sirius Leadership Programme this year

2018-06-30T14:05:57+00:00January 5th, 2011|Sirius|

The Wilderness Foundation UK is pleased to announce a further two sets of opportunities to join our highly succesful leadership development in nature programme - Sirius. The Sirius Scholarship for Environmental Leaders -  a joint initiative with the Tellus Mater Foundation -  provides people with an almost fully funded wilderness-based development programme  in Scotland, where [...]

Sirius Graduate invited to House of Lords

2018-06-30T14:05:59+00:00March 3rd, 2010|Events|

A graduate of the Sirius Environmental Leadership Programme was recently invited to a book launch at the House of Lords. Sixteen year old Christopher Au, a graduate of the 2009 programme run by the Wilderness Foundation UK in conjunction with grant-giving trust the Tellus Mater Foundation, joined WFUK staff member Richard Corby at the launch [...]

Destination Scotland : First Sirius Group On Their Way

2018-06-30T14:06:37+00:00August 16th, 2008|Wilderness Action, Wilderness Trails|

Our first group of Sirius Scholarship Students left for Scotland early this morning, in the company of Wilderness Foundation UK Chief Executive Officer Jo Roberts. Sirius is a new programme this year, jointly developed with and funded by Tellus Mater. Applicants who were already passionate about environmental issues were required to complete an essay and [...]


2008-08-11T15:14:45+00:00August 11th, 2008|

Growing Natural Leaders What I noticed is that leadership is the ability to make things happen - to act in order to help others work in an environment, within which each individual serving under the leader finds himself encouraged and stimulated to a point where he is helped to realise his fullest potential - Joseph [...]

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