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Love at Leeds

Did Leeds play a part in your love story? Share your tale this Valentine's Day to be in with a chance to win a bespoke digital artwork of you and your partner produced by local portrait artist Molly Pukes.

We'll compile all the stories so you can share the page with your loved one on the day.

Love for Leeds

Or perhaps it was Leeds that stole your heart? Share with us your love for Leeds – the campus, the city, the people – and enter a prize draw to win a 2021 University of Leeds calendar.

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Did you know?

Jenny Ryan, champion quizzer and star of The Chase, studied law at Leeds and graduated in 2005.

Leeds through the ages

Discover the University's rich history as we share monthly online exhibitions from the Library exploring stories from the past. In the first exhibition, The University Has Come At Last, find out how the University grew from humble beginnings and learn about the creation of the student newspaper.

Your Leeds news

The Caroboo adventure

Discover how married couple Charlotte (Biology 2010) and Darran Miller (MSc Advanced Clinical Practice 2016) have ventured into the land of chocolate with their new vegan choco bar, Caroboo.

Leeds alumni recognised in New Year Honours

Read about the fantastic work of Leeds alumni recognised in the New Year Honours 2021 lists.

Dame Fanny Waterman: 'We salute her remarkable achievement'

The University was saddened to hear of the death of Dame Fanny Waterman, founder and President Emeritus of Leeds International Piano Competition, on 20 December.

My Leeds Story podcast: Fay Walsh

Listen as we catch up with PhD student Fay Walsh, finding out how a PhD scholarship has changed her life, allowing her to pursue a passion for biological sciences and produce research with real-world implications.

Latest Leeds research

Unravelling the process that makes viruses infectious
Researchers have for the first time identified the way viruses like the poliovirus and the common cold virus 'package up' their genetic code, allowing them to infect cells.

A robotic revolution for urban nature
Discover how drones, robots and autonomous systems can transform the natural world in and around cities for people and wildlife.

Current food production systems could mean far-reaching habitat loss
The global food system could drive rapid and widespread biodiversity loss if not changed, new research has found.


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Covid-19 and the Faculty of Medicine and Health

From research and resources to the newest NHS heroes, join us as we speak to Executive Dean Professor Paul Stewart - as well as other staff and students from the Faculty of Medicine and Health - about how the University has contributed to the pandemic response.

Date: Tuesday 9 February 2021
Time: 18:00 - 19:00(GMT)
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Leeds Alumni Voices (full title TBC)

Hear social entrepreneur Chrysi Philalithes talk about using culture and technology for social justice, and the power of innovation and creativity to bring about change for good.

Date: Thursday 25 February 2021
Time: 18:00 - 19:00(GMT)
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Catch up with Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk's latest blog post which considers the importance of listening.

Discover exactly what it means to be a valued member of the Leeds alumni community, and how to make the most of it.

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Let us know your current contact details and whether you would prefer a printed or digital version of our Leeds alumni magazine.

Become a Leeds eMentor

In an uncertain job market, now more than ever Leeds students need guidance to help them prepare for the world of work. Join our Career eMentoring scheme and provide vital insight for someone at the start of their career. Find out more.

Rate your landlord

If you've ever used Trip Advisor you will know how useful it is to read reviews. Help future students house hunt by rating your landlord, and be in with a chance to win £50 in Amazon vouchers if you complete before 14 February 2021.

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