About Learners & Leaders


Where Learners Lead and Leaders Learn

Learners & Leaders is encourages teamwork, self-reliance, direct application of learning, development of skills, and an attitude of community, problem solving, and excellence. 
It involves learning new skills through building solutions to exciting real-world challenges. You can earn points, badges, and compete with other learners. You will be part of a team and work together with industry leaders to gain value able experience. The program is ongoing and always changing with new seasons, tournaments, events, and contests.

The Learner & Leader Journey


Join a College

Sign up for Learners & Leaders and you'll join one of Onyx University's College.


Complete a Project

Each College has projects created in collaboration with industry partners.


Earn Rewards

Get points for your College, scholarships, and other rewards for success.

Why Learners Should Join Learners & Leaders

It's the fun way to learn important skills that will help you in the future, and it gives you a chance to show off what you learned by doing real-world projects in collaboration with other learners and industry leaders.

Grow your skills

Improve key abilities like communication, problem-solving, and adaptability that are valued by employers

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Get real experience

Apply your knowledge in real-world scenarios for practical experience by solving real challenges

Love learning online

Experience more interactive and enjoyable education with teamwork, self-sufficiency and hands-on learning

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Show the world

Showcase your skills and accomplishments through a public facing portfolio displaying all your accomplishments


Become an Industry Partner

Onyx is leading the way in educational innovation and we are excited to invite partners to join us in this movement. 
Our upcoming range of solutions include cater to different educational needs and provide support for educators and learners in a variety of contexts. 
By joining our network, partners will have access to a growing number of cutting-edge tools and resources, opportunities for collaboration and professional development, and the ability to make a real impact in the world of learning. 
Let's work together to bring excellence back to education and make the world a better place.

Benefits for Onyx Partners

Brand Leadership

Boost your brand and position yourself as a leader in education and professional development

New Promotion

Expose your products and services to a new and diverse audience of online learners

Attract Talent

Attract top talent by accessing a pool of motivated and skilled learners through our network


Give Back

Provide meaningful and impactful apprenticeship and mentorship opportunities for learners looking to gain experience in your industry

Engaging Training

Enhance your employees' skills by integrating our real-world challenges into your professional development program

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Custom Development

Partner with us to create custom, industry-specific challenges and assessments to identify top talent in your field

We're Bringing Excellence Back to Education

We are leading the charge to revitalize education by providing learners and educators with access to world-class readiness and enrichment experiences. We will be equipping them with the skills they need to succeed in today's fast-paced world while fostering a love of learning. 
By joining our mission, your organization will not only be at the forefront of educational innovation, but you'll also be making a profound impact on the future of education for generations to come.

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We define The Onyx Tower as a globally relevant place for excellence through purposeful interest in practical issues and actionable problems.

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Upcoming Avenues for Partnership

Strategic Alliance

Bring Education 3.0 to life by collaborating with us on an Onyx development project.

Help transform education and build a brighter world

Challenge Partner

Provide industry knowledge and practical, real-world challenges for learners to complete

Connect with learners who are interested in joining your industry

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Partner with us to embed learning throughout your company culture

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How to Join the Movement


Meet with Onyx Education

Reach out and we'll explain the requirements of getting involved with Learners & Leaders for your organization, and understand why you want to be an Industry Partner.


Sponsor an Onyx University College

You'll be connected with one of the Onyx University College communities of learners where you'll be able to connect with students at Onyx University and beyond. 


Build Channels for Recruiting & Service 

Form a relationship with the learners and educators within your College, join our community-wide live digital recruitment events, and provide mentors for learners.


Provide Your Time & Expertise

Work with Onyx to create real-world challenges seeking innovative solutions and serve as advisors, mentors, and evaluators of projects that the learners complete.


Mentor & Hire the Leaders of Tomorrow

Strengthen your relationships with Onyx University and learners everywhere through ongoing mentorship and hiring from a growing pool of innovative changemakers.

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