Media Relations is part of the Communications team and is responsible for managing the University’s relationship with the media.

This includes the press office, which should be the first point of contact for local, national and international media.

You can contact us by calling +44(0)113 343 4031 or emailing

You can also view our news stories and press coverage highlights in our newsroom, or view our press statements

Key press office contacts for areas of research and expertise can also be found below.

For urgent, out of hours media enquiries, please call +44(0)7712 389448.

Any organisation or individual wanting to film, photograph or record audio on the University of Leeds campus must first obtain filming permission

Press office contacts for areas of research and expertise

Gareth Dant
Head of Media Relations
+44 (0)113 343 3996

Prue Griffiths
Media and Communications Officer (Student Education)
+44 (0)113 343 4360