Unleash Your Potential

ALU is pioneering a fresh approach to higher education in the 21st century

Our Approach


At ALU, we resist the pressure to conduct tertiary education the way it has always been done. We challenge existing beliefs so that we only keep what works, and reimagine the rest. Our mission is to create a more prosperous and peaceful Africa by developing the next generation of ethical and entrepreneurial African leaders. We prepare students for a successful and meaningful life and career in the 21st century – with a shared vision for a better Africa.

Mauritius Campus: African Leadership College


ALU’s inaugural campus opened its doors in October 2015, welcoming 180 students to the island. Located on the tropical Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, the African Leadership College (ALC) is the first of several ALU campuses that will be spread across the African continent. ALC has partnered with Scottish University, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) as its founding academic and accreditation partner.

Inaugural campus
Nations Represented
Online Resources
Lectures. Zero!
Women Population

Latest News

#ALUInternDiary: “In the real world of sales, numbers are the only deal breakers”

Nicole Kirui is interning at Royal Media Services, the largest electronic Media House in Kenya. It is home to some of the East African nation’s most popular television and radio channels.

Student Blog: Discovering Silicon Valley and the Investment World

I want to leverage my knowledge and experience within the investment sector and especially impact investing because I strongly believe that a good investment can create a social impact but also can generate a financial return for its long-term sustainability.

ALU co-hosts launch of Women in Technology Mauritius

ALU joins forces with Women in Technology Mauritius and Girls in Technology Mauritius to launch the island’s chapter of Women in Tech Africa.


As the 26th World Economic Forum on Africa comes to an end… read more


“Whether you are a student, employer or investor at ALU, you are part of a revolution. This is exactly what Fred Swaniker…” read more


Fred Swaniker: “Pour sortir de la Pauvreté en Afrique, il faut investir dans nos cerveaux” read more

Video Feature

ALU students worked with IBM in the Projects course to critically assess the healthcare landscape in five African countries…