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.

Progress is being made in creating a more diverse legal profession, according to new research, but women and black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) solicitors still face career progression barriers.

The University is to name a key building in its £96m investment in engineering and physical sciences in honour of one of Leeds’ most influential scientists.

The University of Leeds is one of three universities partnering in a £5 million programme to help get academic research into business.