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What kind of leaders do we want our generation to become?

UK101 Online Programme for 18 - 25 year olds

In 1948, leaders across the UK started the National Health Service. It was a bold act that created what has since become a symbol of the values that unite the UK. They were remarkable leaders.

Young people today will be the leaders when the NHS turns 101 years old, in thirty years’ time. Inspired by the visionary leaders who founded the NHS, UK101 has asked young people from across the UK “What kind of leaders do you want your generation to become?” The result is the UK101 leadership model, which was co-created by over 1000 young leaders in the UK.
The free, online UK101 programme brings this model to life. It helps you build your UK101 leadership competencies, so that you can match the ambition of the leaders in 1948 and create your generation’s own unique legacy. Those who complete the programme will also receive the UK101 Leadership Badge: an online badge you can use to set yourself apart as a UK101 leader.
UK101 is part of Legacy – a global campaign by Common Purpose. Register now

Legacy is a global campaign by Common Purpose, which invests in young people across the world so they can become a connected generation of leaders with a clear vision for what their legacy will be.


The Generation

Legacy Initiatives are for young people aged 18-25, from across a city or country. They are an amazingly diverse group: some in employment, some not; some studying, some volunteering. Many will be passionate activists, others will be finding their own causes. Legacy Initiatives reach young people from very different backgrounds and beliefs – the only thing they have in common is their generation.

The Legacy


Legacy Initiatives challenge a generation to think 20-30 years ahead – to a significant anniversary for their city or country – and think through what their legacy will be.