Writing Back is a volunteer pen pal scheme where older Yorkshire residents exchange letters with our students, many of whom are away from home for the first time. This pioneering and award-winning scheme encourages the formation of long-lasting friendships, whilst tackling loneliness in both demographics. 

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New video for Writing Back

In a new video, Writing Back pen pals catch up in person and share their experiences of participating in the nationally acclaimed letter-writing project.

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Project founder @GeorginaBinnie is featured in the @UoL_Sus Sustainability Report 2016-17 discussing #WritingBack a… t.co/yuh6YsQdcP
6 days ago

RT @rashasoliman04: We are very proud of our @ArabicatLeeds student Shaffa Ramzan who contributed to @writing_back !! t.co/pWyGJnetq5
1 week ago