Staff Festival

Now in its 12th year, the Staff Festival is a celebratory ‘thank you’ to colleagues across campus, who have worked tirelessly for the University throughout the year.

What next at Leeds?

Find out how we’re preparing our vision and strategy for the next decade.

USS Pension

Follow the link above to find useful links, latest news and next steps relating to the 2017 and 2018 USS valuations.

Pay 2019-20

Information about the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) Higher Education 2019-20 pay negotiations.


Statements and updates relating to the Brexit process.

REF 2021

Information about the University's preparations for the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021) assessment.


Nexus is the University’s brand new innovation centre providing opportunities for researchers to collaborate with businesses to tackle commercial, societal and environmental challenges.

Business Engagement Framework

A framework of University teams working together to help businesses to thrive, innovate and grow.

UniForum Professional Services Benchmarking Programme

The UniForum Professional Services Benchmarking Programme is a well-tested services activity data collection exercise and survey that enables us to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of our administration and support services against a number of Russell Group universities.

Student Lifecycle Programme

The Student Lifecycle Programme is a long-term transformation initiative to ensure end to end processes, systems and ways of working that support the student education lifecycle, from prospect to graduation, are fit for purpose and work efficiently and effectively to deliver an outstanding experience.

Bragg Centre for Materials Research

The Bragg Centre for Materials Research aims to discover, create, characterise and exploit materials engineered at the atomic and molecular level.

Digital Learning Programme

The Vice Chancellor’s Executive Group has approved a programme of work to enhance student education and promote the University through the increased use of audio and video.


DARE is a pioneering partnership between the University of Leeds and Opera North.

Reform of Statute VII

The University has been working for some time to reform Statute VII and its related Ordinances, which set out the procedures that apply to academic and academic related (professional & managerial) staff for the resolution of grievances, and for dismissal, removal from office and redundancy.

Culture Theme

The Culture Theme is one of the University’s six interdisciplinary research themes. The aim of these themes is to function as a focal point for researchers with shared interests from across all faculties, helping foster new interdisciplinary connections and grow innovative research questions and projects.

Data Centre Strategy

The Data Centre Strategy is a University programme that will deliver a modern, flexible and consumable approach for delivering IT to staff, students and researchers.