Professor Paul Stewart, Executive Dean of Medicine and Health at the University of Leeds, has been elected Vice President (Clinical) of the Academy of Medical Sciences, following a competitive ballot.
The University is taking part in an initiative aimed at encouraging students to stay on in Leeds after graduation, to help shape its future.
The University is helping lead a high-level delegation to China this week, forging partnerships and opportunities between Chinese provinces and Leeds City Region, Council, universities and businesses.
The University is celebrating the impact of student volunteering for National Student Volunteering Week.
A new £5m University of Leeds sports facility is to be named after its most successful alumni athletes, Olympic heroes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee.