Alumni stories

From LS2 to every corner of the world, every Leeds graduate has a story to tell. Through podcasts, blogs and features, meet the alumni making their mark. 

Leeds magazine

Explore the annual magazine for alumni of the University of Leeds. From alumni stories – featuring astronauts, musicians, Olympians, journalists and scientists – to the latest campus and research news at Leeds, explore the online Leeds magazine:

Thanks To You magazine

The Leeds supporter community are doing incredible things. From those who give their time and expertise in volunteering, to the many who make regular financial gifts or have pledged to remember the University of Leeds in their will, discover the difference they make in our annual Thanks To You magazine:

Global impact

Climate conferences, sporting showdowns, national celebrations – Leeds alumni play their part all around the globe. Read about those featured in our celebrations.

  • Leeds at COP28 – Learn about alumni and University staff attending the conference, as well as those fighting the climate crisis around the globe.
  • Leeds at the World Health Organization – To mark the 75th anniversary of the World Health Organization, we celebrate the impact on global health made by members of the University of Leeds community.
  • International Women’s Day 2023 – Meet women from the global Leeds community who are inspiring others across the world.
  • Leeds at COP27 – Learn more about the conference, and how members of the Leeds community made a difference.
  • Leeds at the Commonwealth Games – Meet the alumni who made their mark at Birmingham 2022.
  • Independence Day of Pakistan – To mark the 75 year anniversary of independence, we shine a light on the achievements of our Pakistani community.
  • Indian Independence Day – We meet our global Indian alumni community to celebrate 75 years of independence. 
  • Leeds at COP26 – Meet inspiring Leeds alumni around the globe helping to combat the climate crisis.
  • Celebrating Leeds engineers – On World Engineering Day, read the stories of Leeds engineering alumni across the globe.

Alumni memories

Alumni features

Read our alumni features

Leeds Voices

Leeds Voices is a podcast for anyone who went to Leeds, has children or relatives at Leeds right now, or is thinking of applying to study at Leeds themselves.

Meet famous alumni with stories to tell, discover the latest Leeds research, and hear from current students as they shape the future. 

My Leeds Story  

In this podcast, you can hear stories from before, during and after your time at Leeds from fellow alumni who have gone on to make a world of difference.

My Climate Story 

This podcast mini-series is a chance for the Leeds alumni community to meet fellow alumni who are leading the world to a more sustainable future. 

Leeds Alumni Voices 

In this blog series, Leeds alumni experts have their say. From how to create a more sustainable future to the magic of volunteering, learn from the Leeds alumni in the know:

If you would like to contribute a guest blog post to Leeds Alumni Voices, email your proposed topic to the Advancement team at