Draft schedule

This is the draft schedule of live events for Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2021. All times are British Summer Time (BST). The final schedule will be shared with summer school students in advance of LISS. 

Live teaching is included in the draft schedule. You'll also take part in asynchronous learning and private study in your own time. You'll do group work with other students and have dedicated time with your module tutor.  

Live social and cultural activities are also included. In addition to this you'll have access to a range of asynchronous social and cultural activities via the LISS online community.

Week 0 (Monday 28 June – Friday 2 July)

Tuesday 29th June

  • 5–6pm – welcome talk (you can attend this one OR the talk on Thursday)

Thursday 1 July

  • 9–10am – welcome talk

Week 1 (Monday 5 – Saturday 10 July)

Monday 5 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – first day of block 1 teaching 
  • 6.30–7.30pm – global café event: informal chats and fun games

Tuesday 6 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 12.30–1.30pm – Pilates
  • 3.30–4.30pm – ice breaker event
  • 4.30–5pm – Qigong session: warm-up and Ba Daun Jin  

Wednesday 7 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class 
  • 12.30pm – virtual ‘pen to paper’ creative writing activity via social media with Leeds University Library Galleries
  • 2–3pm – global Leeds event: explore the campus and surrounding city 

Thursday 8 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 10.30–11.30am – ice breaker event
  • 12–1.30pm – meditation
  • 4.30–5pm – Qigong session: warm-up and Liu Zi Jue 

Friday 9 July

  • 12.30pm – virtual sketch club via social media with Leeds University Library Galleries
  • 2–3pm – mindful relaxation 

Saturday 10 July

  • 11am–12pm – global Saturdays event: cultural exchange and conversation

Week 2 (Monday 12 - Saturday 17 July)

Monday 12 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 6.30–7.30pm – global café event: informal chats and fun games

Tuesday 13 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 10.30–11.30am – global quiz social 
  • 4.30–5pm – Qigong session: warm-up and Ba Daun Jin

Wednesday 14 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 12.30pm – virtual ‘pen to paper’ creative writing activity via social media with Leeds University Library Galleries
  • 2–3pm – global Leeds event: explore the campus and surrounding city

Thursday 15 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 12–1.30pm – meditation 
  • 3.30–4.30pm – global quiz social
  • 4.30–5pm – Qigong session: warm-up and Liu Zi Jue

Friday 16 July

  • 10–11am – high intensity interval training (HIIT) class
  • 12.30pm – virtual sketch club via social media with Leeds University Library Galleries
  • 2–3pm – mindful relaxation

Saturday 17 July

  • 11am–12pm – global Saturdays event: cultural exchange and conversation

Week 3 (Monday 19 - Saturday 24 July)

Monday 19 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – first day of block 2 teaching
  • 6.30–7.30pm – global café event: informal chats and fun games

Tuesday 20 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class 
  • 12.30–1.30pm – meditation and mindfulness
  • 3.30–4.30pm – networking social
  • 4.30–5pm – Qigong session: warm-up and Ba Daun Jin

Wednesday 21 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 12.30pm – virtual ‘pen to paper’ creative writing activity via social media with Leeds University Library Galleries
  • 2–3pm – global Leeds event: explore the campus and surrounding city

Thursday 22 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 10.30–11.30am – networking social
  • 12–1.30pm – meditation
  • 4.30–5pm – Qigong session: warm-up and Liu Zi Jue

Friday 23 July

  • 12.30pm – virtual sketch club via social media with Leeds University Library Galleries
  • 2–3pm – mindful relaxation 

Saturday 24 July

  • 11am–12pm – global Saturdays event: cultural exchange and conversation

Week 4 (Monday 26 - Friday 30 July)

Monday 26 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 3.30–4.30pm – employability skills workshop
  • 6.30–7.30pm – global café event: informal chats and fun games 

Tuesday 27 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 10.30–11.30am – employability skills workshop
  • 4.30–5pm – Qigong session: warm-up and Ba Daun Jin

Wednesday 28 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 12.30pm – virtual ‘pen to paper’ creative writing activity via social media with Leeds University Library Galleries
  • 2–3pm – global Leeds event: explore the campus and surrounding city

Thursday 29 July

  • 8.30–10am OR 5–6.30pm – class
  • 12–1.30pm – meditation
  • 3.30–4.30pm – studying abroad at Leeds event 
  • 4.30–5pm – Qigong session: warm-up and Liu Zi Jue

Friday 30 July

  • 9–10am – studying abroad at Leeds event
  • 10–11am – core and posture class
  • 12.30pm – virtual sketch club via social media with Leeds University Library Galleries
  • 2–3pm – mindful relaxation