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National acclaim for Writing Back

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.

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An Evening with Simon Armitage

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.

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Staff profile

Richard Salmon

Nineteenth-Century literature and culture; the Victorian novel; authorship and the literary profession; literature and modernity; Henry James; William Makepeace Thackeray

Student profile

Elliot Bevan

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.