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Welcome to Trinity Bloggers!

Here you'll find regular blog posts from a selection of our students and staff, who will be sharing their thoughts on everything from professional work placements and volunteering, to days and nights at the bar on campus.

Whether you're interested in coming to Leeds Trinity University, you're already a student here or you're a Leeds Trinity graduate, follow this blog to get a glimpse of what life at Leeds Trinity University is really like!


P.s. If you'd like to become a Trinity Blogger, just get in touch with Lisa Farrell, Leeds Trinity University's Communications Officer, at


 Latest Blogs

8 April

Leeds Trinity Student Conference: Enhancing employability through performance

The final stage of my Teaching Fellowship culminated in Leeds Trinity’s first ever Student Conference on 21 March 2014. ​We had a morning filled with a wonderful variety of papers from students studying a range of subjects across the University’s programmes, demonstrating the creativity and vibranc... Read more »
3 April

My journey to 26 miles

Lauren Wafer-Kiddle is taking on the ultimate challenge this April - the London Marathon! She shares her journey to 26 miles with us: ​Just over four years ago, I could not run 100 metres without collapsing in a heap on the floor. I was unfit and unhealthy. I did not like running but I liked the tho... Read more »
1 April

Meet Timmy and support Hope Pastures Horse and Donkey Sanctuary on Thursday 3 April

**UPDATE** Unfortunately we've just found out that Timmy won't be able to join us tomorrow after all. Hopefully we'll rearrange his visit soon, so watch this space for news of Timmy on campus! ​This Thursday 3 April, Leeds Trinity University will have a very special visitor to its campus from H... Read more »
13 March

International masterclass: international perspectives on responses to domestic violence

Last week, Leeds Trinity University successfully hosted an international masterclass exploring international perspectives on domestic violence. ​I was joined by Professor Sietske Dikjstra (Avans University, Holland) who gave a presentation, based on her research work with women and children, on dom... Read more »
13 March

Leeds Sports Awards

The Leeds Sports Awards celebrated the achievements of the stars of the city and, as Tom Feaheny reports, Leeds Trinity University was there to play a part. ​Before the event itself, it was clear that many of the top athletes that were up for an award, thought the concept of celebrating Leeds and sp... Read more »
24 February

Archivist and Oral History Project Officer Graduate Intern

With my sixth week being a graduate intern quickly coming to a close, I thought it would be the ideal time to write my first blog entry. It took my body clock a number of weeks to get accustomed to the 9-5 routine. Although, I do give myself a ten minute snooze on my alarm clock for Friday mornings ... Read more »
19 February

One month into graduate intern life

​A month and a bit down the line, myself and the other five Interns (or as we like to call ourselves, Da Interns) have settled in to our newroles and are all doing really well. We meet up most lunchtime’s to provide moral support and come up with brilliant ideas for many things. We are currently wo... Read more »
19 February

Making the transition from media student to events professional

Over a month into being the Events Coordinator and I’ve finally got round to sitting down and blogging about my time. It’s been a busy few weeks and the transition from student, to graduate, to staff member has taken a while; but I think I’ve finally settled in. ​My role is working with Leeds Trini... Read more »
17 February

I do not think I am King of the Campus

Returning to Leeds Trinity has been an exciting homecoming. I realised in my third year that it had infected me with an unshakable self-confidence that had me walking around campus with a Grease style strut. Now that I’m back it’s a lot worse because this time there’s the smug satisfaction from bein... Read more »
30 January

10 tips for when you're lonely and depressed

​"No one likes me!” “I’m a failure”. “Only I would think/do that”. “I’m abnormal”. “I just can’t go on anymore”. “My heart is beating so fast that I can’t breathe!” “What’s the point?” Do you ever have thoughts like this? I know I have and sometimes still do. Although you can’t always help ho... Read more »