Alumni news

Latest alumni news

Read the latest news from the Leeds alumni community.

  • Leeds alumni named in India UK Achievers Honours

    Two Leeds alumni have been recognised in India’s 75 years of independence celebrations.

    Saurav Ghosal playing squash, swings his racket on court
  • The Mirror editor returns to Leeds to inspire female journalists

    The Mirror editor and Leeds alumna Alison Phillips (History and Politics 1993) will chair a panel talk with top female journalists based in Yorkshire.

    Alison Philips, Editor of the Daily Mirror
  • Moscow Calling

    The BBC’s Russia Editor Steve Rosenberg (Russian 1991) reflects on Ukraine, Putin, the death of Gorbachev – and Leeds.

    Steve Rosenberg reports in front of camera wearing a protective press jacket
  • Caring on the front line

    Trauma surgeon Dr Moez Zeiton (Medicine 2009) travels to war zones to use his skills where they are needed most. But he never expected to treat similar injuries back home in Manchester.

    Moez Zeiton wears surgical gown and headwear in surgery
  • Woman of Steel

    Rugby league international Jodie Cunningham (Medical Sciences 2013) led St Helens to the first treble in the history of Women's Super League.

    Jodie Cunningham poses in her rugby kit
  • Talking about our generation

    From organising a Wings concert with a few hours’ notice, to being one of the busiest bassoonists in West Yorkshire, Paul and Diana Monahan reflect on what Leeds means to them.

    Paul and Diana Monahan pose holding their record collection

Featured alumni news

Through podcasts, blogs and features, meet the alumni making their mark around the globe.

  • The Leeds magazine

    'Moscow Calling' – read the latest issue of our alumni magazine, which features the BBC's long-serving Russia editor Steve Rosenberg.

    Steve Rosenberg stands before a microphone reporting on events in Russia
  • Forever Leeds podcast

    Subscribe today to catch up with with Hollywood A-listers, politicians and award-winning journalists in our Forever Leeds podcast.

    Ben Winston at The Grammys.