Become #ChangeReady

Be prepared for the future; be ready to lead.

Apply to study at ALU and get the best Degrees that prepare you for the world today and tomorrow!

In the future, success will come not from what you know, but from how well you learn and adjust.

The world is changing quickly - and education should change with it. The past year has shown us how quickly things change. Entire jobs and industries have been made obsolete. Entire new replacements have emerged. Even more so, we live in a world where knowledge becomes rapidly outdated, and the minimum required levels of expertise continue to shift with each passing generation. Besides, you never know where your career of impact will take you. Most people end up working in roles for which they never studied. The jobs of the future don’t even exist yet - so how can you be ready? What should your education do for you - to make sure you are prepared no matter what comes?

Are you like most people?

Most people go to a university that...

  • Doesn’t prepare them for a job
  • Doesn’t prepare them to create their own jobs
  • Was not prepared for the pandemic
  • Is led by conventional/traditional leaders
  • Teaches them only through boring lectures and theory
  • Doesn’t have a relationship with them after graduation day
  • Doesn’t connect them with opportunities beyond the
  • Attend ALU

  • Get well-equipped for a job
  • Prepares you to create your own job and jobs for others
  • Be part of a learning system that is optimized for the pandemic
  • Be led by some of the most innovative educators in the world
  • Learn through hands-on, real-world experiences and amazing peers
  • Be part of a network for life that helps you secure opportunities
  • Become part of a thriving pan-African-global network of experts, mentors, partners and investors.
  • Students at ALU are ready for the future,
    no matter how it keeps changing.

    Melissa Kariuki from South Africa

    Hossameldeen Hamdy from Egypt

    It's not what you know.
    It's how you learn.

    Students at ALU are equipped with the knowledge and skills that are time-proof, preparing them not just with an understanding of today’s opportunities, but also, tomorrow’s challenges. What matters most to your future success is not memorised facts and figures. Even in the most technical fields - such as computing, your success will not come from merely mastering a programming language - because, in your career, multiple programming languages will come and go. What will define your success is your ability to keep learning, adapting and innovating - so no matter where your career takes you, you’ll always have the skill sets to keep learning and thriving. This is what you'll learn with ALU's Degrees of Tomorrow.

    Choose a university that takes a different approach.

    At ALU, your entire experience will be tailored around building the skill sets and networks to help you thrive, no matter which direction your life of impact takes you. For this reason, the learning environment at ALU provides freedom and opportunity for students to own their journeys where future leaders take personal responsibility for driving the much-needed change in their lives, their community, and their world. We are creating entrepreneurial leaders who are ever-growing and can adapt to the dynamic world that is changing faster than ever before; leaders who can and are regularly grooming themselves to remain relevant and impactful.

    ALU graduates benefit from an innovative, individualised learning experience driven by seven essential Meta Skills—the 21st-century skills

    This approach is designed to augment academic theory and provide you with the development you need to remain relevant in an ever-changing world.

    Learn from phenomenal experts-in-residence

    As a student at ALU, you will be exposed to knowledge and advice from global experts who spend time on our campus working directly with you. Whichever field, or whatever career path you choose to pursue, there’s always an expert ready to help you achieve the best results.

    Why should you
    choose ALU?

    At ALU, we have designed a proven approach that helps you get ready to launch your life of impact - and help you achieve your goals.

    All ALU students get the opportunity to harness the characteristics essential for creating a mission-based life of impact and purpose. This means a core part of our programme is to challenge you to identify the impact you want to have in the world. We then develop the 21st-century skills and network you need as a young leader, professional or entrepreneur, to help achieve this impact.

    The programmes at ALU allow students to explore the fine line between great leadership and entrepreneurial thinking. Students get the opportunity to grow and develop skills such as self-awareness, identifying opportunities, design thinking, proactivity and innovation. They are prepared to become entrepreneurial leaders who will harness the tremendous opportunities that abound on the continent.

    At ALU we believe the key to success is not memorising facts and figures that can change, but on learning life-long skills that you can apply throughout your career. This is why we intentionally develop skills like self-leading, leading others, entrepreneurial thinking, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, managing complex projects, and communication in students through practice, on-the-job experience, coaching, and regular feedback – in conjunction with our academic programmes.

    ALU has students from over 40 countries. Our students become part of a talented, diverse community from around the world. They are surrounded by driven, talented, and passionate classmates. They are exposed to ALU’s unique and powerful network of mentors, guest speakers, experts-in-residence, industry leaders, investors, ALU staff, and employer partners.

    Hear from ALU Students
    about their experience

    The exposure I have received through both work experience, classroom experiential, and extensive academic training allowed me to deepen my knowledge about what it means to be an agent of change in 21st century Africa.

    Amina Alaoui Soulimani

    When I am asked about what I love the most about ALU, my answer is always the people. I have dived into a diverse community with a rich culture and brilliant perspectives. I have learnt so much from the faculty and my peers. I’m always excited to have fruitful conversations that drive my growth.

    Mariam Junaa Mhina

    ALU has given me the opportunity to practice what I do in class, develop new skills, and most importantly take my first steps in the professional world. I’m currently a study intern working as a Residential Assistant where I drive the cultural integration of over 100 students from 35+ countries.

    Amara Rendy Soumahoro

    My absolute favourite thing about ALU is the strong sources of mentorship that is available to us. We constantly have executives from top companies visiting us all the time in addition to the super talented staff we have on campus.

    Ashraf A. Ismail

      Ready to lead a life and career of impact?