• LEAP students - boost your speaking confidence
    with top employers

    Companies include Investec, Just Eat,
    General Electric, Dojo, Google and Wavemaker

  • In the We Speak programme, you'll develop your speaking confidence in key areas such as doing talks, starting conversations with employers and job interviews


    It's a friendly and relaxed environment with no pressure, so perfect if you feel less confident speaking.


    You'll be supported by Peer Mentors, university students who've built their speaking confidence, and by mentors from top employer like Investec, Just Eat, Google, Dojo, General Electric or Wavemaker.


    Participants receive a Certificate of Achievement.


    Answer questions here: https://forms.gle/4eEfFNc1CYCgvfm7A (3 minute form - one winner picked at random will win a £20 voucher for completing the form)
  • Get a mentor from a top employer

    Just Eat
    YMU Group
  • Benefits for students


    Build essential communication skills


    Personalised advice from top employer


    Get feedback on job interviews


    Receive Certificate of Achievement

  • Feedback from previous participants

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    “The mentors gave incredibly helpful advice and were warm and approachable. I’ve loved my time on this programme."

    Student, Queen Mary University
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    “The We Speak programme was the best programme I had ever joined in terms of it actually helping with building confidence."

    Student, University of Liverpool
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    "I have really enjoyed the workshops and feel so much more assured about public speaking. I feel able to speak in class comfortably."

    Student, University of East London
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    Support from Peer Mentors


    Our Peer Mentors university students and graduates who have been through the same journey as you building their confidence.


    They'll introduce you to your employer mentors, help you find out what you're passionate about and give you supportive feedback.


    The Peer Mentors are a really friendly group of people who can share their tips and advice, and answer any questions you have.
  • The 4 We Speak steps



    You'll meet your Mentors for the first time and take part in interactive exercises to develop speaking confidence.



    The Mentors will lead conversations with you to explore your ideas and
    develop communication skills for the workplace.



    The next step is all about interview practice, with your Mentors giving you personalised feedback on your interview skills.



    The programme wraps up with some presentation practice, with supportive feedback from Mentors to help build confidence.

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