Plans for the University’s new high speed rail research and development institute have moved forward after West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee backed a £13m investment.

The University of Leeds’ Digital Education Service has designed and delivered an online course for female entrepreneurs across the world.

The University and the Transport Systems Catapult have announced a ‘Deep Academic Alliance’ agreement which will support the development and implementation of innovative transport technologies.

InLeeds Day, an initiative that encourages students to stay in Leeds after their studies, takes place today across the city, supported by Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry.

Senior regional business leaders visited the University this week to find out how Nexus, its new gateway to world-leading research expertise and infrastructure, will boost economic growth.