Award-winning project Writing Back, which pairs University of Leeds students with older local residents as pen pals, has been celebrated in national media throughout the festive season.
A landmark study by the British Academy has found that graduates of art, humanities and social sciences degrees gain particular skills that allow them to thrive in a wide range of careers.
Join us for the inaugural reading by award-winning poet Simon Armitage, in celebration of his recent appointment as Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. Starts at 6:30 pm.
Nineteenth-Century literature and culture; the Victorian novel; authorship and the literary profession; literature and modernity; Henry James; William Makepeace Thackeray
Elliot reflects on his time here including realising his passion for translation studies, spending a year working in Spain and making full use of the facilities the University and city have to offer.