Money doesn’t need to be a barrier to university, says External Liaison Officer John Lees from the Lifelong Learning Centre

Three mature students — two white women stand either side of a black man who is wearing glasses — laugh together on a university campus.
Three mature students — two white women stand either side of a black man who is wearing glasses — laugh together on a university campus.

Akanksha filming an as-live piece to camera on her terrace for a newsday

The greatest hoax of the 20th century? A new online exhibition and curator’s talk tell the story.

Frances and the Fairies, July 1917. Image credit: Special Collections, University of Leeds


Professor Douglas Parker explains how adventurous, sky-high research in meteorology often starts with the study of maths and physics.

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Professor John Blacker and colleagues around the world are finding ways to reclaim valuable materials from discarded electronics.

A large pile of discarded electronic gadgets on a waste dump including computers and tvs
A large pile of discarded electronic gadgets on a waste dump including computers and tvs



With summer in the air, restrictions lifting and a much greater range of opportunities slowly becoming available, many of us will be trying new and exciting experiences, visiting different places and meeting new people.

Safety on campus


So what kind of student are you?


Suburban sunset — looking towards the city from Potternewton, Leeds

The University


Sustainable and environmentally-friendly pest control could save billions of tonnes of crops every year.

Leaves from a maize crop growing next to a dirt path
Leaves from a maize crop growing next to a dirt path
Photo by Mathias P.R. Reding on Unsplash

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