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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.

Writing Back

Writing Back opens to international students

This award-winning project, which sees School of English students become pen pals with older local residents, is opening to international students for the first time thanks to additional funding.

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Simon Armitage appointed Professor of Poetry

World-renowned poet Simon Armitage has joined the University of Leeds as its first Professor of Poetry. Professor Armitage returns to the School of English 20 years after taking up his first post.

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