WELCOME TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER
A condensed look at our local engagement
Welcome to our new look Community Newsletter, As well as re-branding to be in line with the new Sustainability Strategy we have expanded the readership to even more community organisations citywide. With contributions from more services and schools we will bring you an even greater range of stories on how the University is making a positive contribution to local communities through our research, teaching and activities as well as highlighting the opportunities for communities to get involved.
In this issue we are delighted to announce the launch of a new Community Mentoring Scheme which will provide community and staff benefits through linking community organisations with a professional or academic staff mentor. Also highlighted, are how the Public Art Strategy and Art Trail are reaching a wider audience of staff, students and local residents, Leeds University Union have provided an update on their engagement with our students on community activities, how academics have increased their collaboration with the third sector through LeedsACTS!, how we are supporting more inner city children with the opening of a second IntoUniversity educational facility, the launch of our new Uni Girls Can initiative aiming to inspire more women to engage with sport and physical activity and how Leeds Institute of Medical Education is being recognised through a the City of Sanctuary Health Award for their work with refugees and asylum seekers.
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