WELCOME TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER
A condensed look at our local engagement
Welcome to our Winter edition Community Newsletter. We are already mid-way through the academic calendar and there has been a been a great deal of activity across the University to welcome visitors to campus and make a positive contribution to local communities.
In this issue we are delighted to announce that the Sustainability Services has been recognised by the EAUC Green Gown Awards for our work to help students explore different aspects of sustainability as they relate to their studies and also for our work responding to community and our wider stakeholders needs through projects that engage and encourage our students to live more sustainability in local communities.
Also included in this edition: the Facilities Directorate is planning a How We Are Building a Better Campus public event for Spring for you to find out about our exciting new plans to create a welcoming, culturally and environmentally vibrant campus that provides an exceptional experience for staff, students and local communities. The University has published a new report, Investing in Knowledge, Creating Opportunity, to capture the scale of our economic, social and cultural impacts. Details of a new partnership with West Yorkshire Playhouse on a series of theatre projects to develop new talent. Coming cultural and educational events for you to participate in including the Be Curious Festival, Leeds Festival of Science and the new Treasure of the Brotherton Gallery has opened and provides visitors the opportunity to interact with its unique material through exhibitions and events. We have also included an update on our Community Mentoring Scheme and the skills currently on offer by University mentors wishing to work with local organisations Plus more!
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