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Join us this autumn

Connect with the University of Leeds community through online and in-person events.

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How to write a viral tweet

Online - Hear how social media teams can use humour and encourage improvisation with great success. 

Monday 27 September
16:00 - 17:00


Starting your Career: Things I wish I'd known after graduating

Online - Join Leeds alum Seb Taylor as he shares the things he wishes he'd known after graduating. 

Wednesday 29 September
12:00 - 13:00


A magnet for global talent: Why and how do start-ups thrive in Leeds?

Online - Explore how and why Leeds and the city region is the destination for start-up success. 

Thursday 30 September
10:00 - 12:00


Forecasting science for extreme weather and climate resilience across Africa

Online - Join leading voices to discuss the critical need to supply Africa with forecasts of extreme weather. 

Thursday 30 September
10:00 - 11:00



Ilkley Literature Festival

Online - Tickets for the first hybrid Ilkley Literature Festival are now on sale. 

Friday 1 - Friday 17 October


Sequestering soil carbon by planting hedgerows

Online - Hear how and why hedge planting can help us reach net-zero carbon by 2050. 

Tuesday 5 October
12:00 - 13:00


Bringing high fashion to the high street: M&S and Jaeger

Online - Take a fascinating look at two of Britain’s most iconic retailers. 

Wednesday 20 October


University of Leeds at COP26

Online - An opportunity to meet the COP26 delegation and hear about their hopes for the negotiations. 

Tuesday 26 October
15:00 - 16:00



More than just Marks and Sparks: M&S and the war effort

Online - Find out how M&S supported customers, colleagues and country during the Second World War. 

Friday 12 November
12:30 - 13:00



From washable wool to winceyette: Winter fashions at M&S

Online - Discover how M&S have kept customers warm and stylish in the winter months for over 90 years. 

Thursday 9 December
12:30 - 13:00


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