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Graduation

Mature student Surinder secures dream job at Leeds Mind while studying for degree

A Leeds Trinity University student graduates today with a degree in Working with Children, Young People and Families after already securing her dream job at mental health organisation Leeds Mind.

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Graduation

International Fijian placement inspires Leeds Trinity graduate’s teaching career

Leeds Trinity University student Fran Bridgwater graduates today with a degree in Physical Education and is now preparing for the next stage in her career as she trains to be a primary teacher at a school in Bradford.

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Graduation

Graduate Emma achieves First-Class degree in Forensic Psychology after overcoming adversity

Leeds Trinity University student Emma Paxton graduates today with a degree in Forensic Psychology after overcoming adversity during her time at University.

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Graduation

Primary Education graduate secures dream NQT teaching role

Leeds Trinity University student Rebecca Sharp graduates today with a degree in Primary Education: Early Years and a full-time teaching position after making an impression at her Final Year placement school.

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Graduation

English Literature graduate celebrates NHS success after making bold career change

Leeds Trinity student Katie Evans graduates with a First-Class degree in English Literature and a place on the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme after pursuing higher education while raising a young family.

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Graduation

Media graduate secures content delivery role at ITV after successful work placement

Leeds Trinity University Media graduate Tom Allen has secured a full-time content delivery role at ITV during his final year.

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Graduation

Leeds Trinity photography graduate prepares to launch freelance business

A student from the first-ever cohort of the BA (Hons) Photography programme at Leeds Trinity University has graduated with her degree and plans to launch her own business as a freelance photographer.

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Graduation, Law

Leeds Trinity Law student’s hard work pays off with graduate solicitor training

Leeds Trinity University student Rhiarnae Campbell graduates today with a degree in Law, after she was inspired to follow in her headteacher’s footsteps by studying at the same institution.

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Graduation

Leeds Trinity University graduate embarks on career as journalist

Leeds Trinity University student Haleema Saheed graduates today with a degree in Journalism and is preparing to start her career as a journalist with the Bradford newspaper Telegraph & Argus this September.

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Journalism

Leeds Trinity graduates recognised by Yorkshire Evening Post for excellent local journalism

A journalism graduate has been crowned the winner of the Yorkshire Evening Post’s Prize for Local Digital Journalism, with two graduates also Highly Commended after impressing Yorkshire Evening Post journalists with their hyperlocal news sites.

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Inspiring Futures Programme

Student aims for 2022 Commonwealth Games after 15-month pause in competitive swimming

A Leeds Trinity University student is aiming to qualify for the senior finals at the British Swimming Championships and the selection trials for the 2022 Commonwealth Games after a 15-month pause in competitive swimming.

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Student life

Leeds Trinity wins 2021 Whatuni Student Choice Award for Diversity and Inclusion

Leeds Trinity University has been announced as the winner of the Diversity and Inclusion category at the 2021 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, in recognition of its work to tackle race equality and champion inclusion during the 2020/21 academic year.

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Education

Leeds Trinity University partners with Capita to support teachers completing the Early Career Framework

Leeds Trinity University has collaborated with the Department for Education (DfE)’s main provider, Capita, to offer support to those working towards their Early Career Framework (ECF).

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Student life

University announces new senior roles to support ambitions for enhanced graduate outcomes

Leeds Trinity University has invested in new senior leadership roles to support its ambitions for enhanced graduate outcomes and student experience, as part of the new Strategic Plan being developed for 2021-2026.

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Journalism

Stories of the Windrush Generation and their descendants to be told in ‘Voices of Windrush’ film series

Leeds Trinity University has collaborated with Unity Homes and Enterprise to create the ‘Voices of Windrush’ broadcast, a series of films profiling Windrush reformers and their stories of resilience.

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Sport, Health and Physical Education

Leeds Trinity undergraduate wins 2021 Leeds Sports Award for Student Sport

A Sports and Exercise Science undergraduate at Leeds Trinity University has won the Student Sport: Performance category at the 2021 Leeds Sports Awards.

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Alumni, Graduation

Leeds Trinity University holds Graduation events for the Class of 2020

Graduates returned to the University campus for gowning and photography to mark their achievement and academic success.

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Media and Film

Lecturer showcases photography in European pop-up exhibition

A Lecturer in Photography at Leeds Trinity University is showcasing her photography as part of a European pop-up exhibition taking place in the Netherlands.

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Community

University hosts Black Lives Matter event to listen to Black staff, student and alumni voices

Leeds Trinity University is hosting an online event to mark the anniversary of George Floyd’s death and provide a platform for Black staff, students and alumni to share their lived experiences.

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Research

University announces new academic roles to support growing research and knowledge exchange community

Leeds Trinity University invests in new academic roles to support its commitment of high-quality learning and teaching and growing its research and knowledge exchange community.

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Media and Film

Photography students showcase final-year projects in digital displays across Leeds City Centre

Students from Leeds Trinity University will showcase their final year photography projects across digital screens in Leeds City Centre as part of a virtual exhibition.

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Research

Leeds Trinity teams up with experts for Wellcome Trust’s FIELD project to better understand livestock disease

Academics from Leeds Trinity University have collaborated with a team of social scientists, historians, economists, and epidemiologists from six UK universities to research how livestock disease is influenced.

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Employability

Supporting students in lockdown with the myFuture Connections mentoring programme

Leeds Trinity University’s myFuture Connections mentoring programme has enabled students to access extra support while studying for their degree.

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Media and Film

Leeds Trinity academic’s work exhibited as part of SelfScapes project

A senior lecturer at Leeds Trinity University has had her work exhibited at Dalby Forest in North Yorkshire as part of the 2021 SelfScapes project.

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Media and Film

Senior Lecturer to host online workshop in collaboration with BBC Arts and the British Library

A Senior Lecturer at Leeds Trinity University has been invited to deliver an online games workshop and participate in a panel discussion as part of an event organised by Leeds Libraries in collaboration with BBC Arts and the British Library.

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Vice-Chancellor

Vice-Chancellor to address diversity in higher education at Guardian event

Leeds Trinity University’s Vice-Chancellor will join senior leaders in higher education from across the UK to explore the lack of diversity at the top of the sector, as part of an online event organised by the Guardian.

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Research

Deputy Vice-Chancellor awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Professor Malcolm Todd has been recognised by the sector for commitment to student learning and strategic leadership in teaching.

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Sport, Health and Physical Education, Student life

Student wins bronze medal for Team GB at the Para Powerlifting World Cup

A Sports and Exercise Science undergraduate at Leeds Trinity University has won a bronze medal for Team GB at the Para Powerlifting World Cup.

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Community

Leeds Trinity University appoints Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Malcolm Todd has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Leeds Trinity University.

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Alumni

Leeds Trinity alumnus signs five-year record deal

A Leeds Trinity University alumnus is pursuing a passion for music after working in education for more than 25 years.

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Media and Film

Film addressing institutional racism nominated for industry leading award

A film addressing institutional racism within higher education which was written, directed and produced by an academic at Leeds Trinity University, has been shortlisted at the Learning on Screen Awards.

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Business

Leeds Trinity students shortlisted for final of national marketing competition The Pitch

A team of Leeds Trinity University students has been shortlisted for the final of a national marketing competition organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

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Research

Leeds Trinity University announces academic promotion round

The University has announced the appointments of Professors, Readers and – for the first time in its history – Senior Professional Practice Fellows.

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Research

Virginia Woolf inspires PhD student’s research into contemporary social and political issues

A former local government employee’s passion for the work of Virginia Woolf and how the author’s political activism draws parallels with modern day issues is the inspiration behind her leading research at Leeds Trinity University.

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Student life

Leeds Trinity hosts evening with the Comedy Store exclusively for staff and students

The University is hosting a night of comedy in conjunction with the Leeds Trinity Students’ Union to thank staff and students for their efforts in Semester Two, as part of #LTUnity.

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Employability

University introduces enhanced employability package to support students

Leeds Trinity University has introduced a new employability package in order to provide additional support for final year students, recent graduates and alumni as they start and further their careers.

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Research

Leeds Trinity University gives research opportunities through funded PhD Studentships programme

Leeds Trinity University’s growing reputation as a respected research centre has been further evidenced through investment in full-time funded PhD Studentships.

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Alumni

Leeds Trinity alumni champion the importance of diversity in the media

Two Leeds Trinity University alumni have spoken publicly about the need for wider representation in the media, sharing their experiences as Black women in the media industry.

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Community

Leeds Trinity University volunteers at Horsforth Children’s Services

Leeds Trinity University community members have volunteered with Horsforth Children’s Services to put together activity packs for children in the Horsforth area to enjoy during lockdown and the February half term.

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Student life

University matches government funding for COVID Hardship Fund

Leeds Trinity University has matched the initial funding from the government in order to support more students during the ongoing effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Education

Leeds Trinity students playing vital role as key workers

Primary and Secondary PGCE students at Leeds Trinity University have stepped up to become key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, undertaking their teacher training placements safely throughout the national lockdown.

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Apprenticeships

Leeds Trinity University hits apprenticeship milestone

Leeds Trinity University is celebrating the success of its Centre for Apprenticeships, Work-based Learning and Skills (CAWBLS) during National Apprenticeship Week (February 8 to 12).

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Vice-Chancellor

Universities team up to launch event for UK’s first Race Equality Week

The UK’s first Race Equality Week will be marked this week by a special event hosted jointly by the University of Bradford and Leeds Trinity University.

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Journalism

Leeds Trinity students participate in global broadcasting project to explore racism around the world

Leeds Trinity Broadcast Journalism students have participated in a global broadcasting project in partnership with seven universities across the world to explore different aspects of racism.

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English and Creative Writing

Dr Who actor to read lecturer’s story at live literary event

A short story written by a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Leeds Trinity University will be read by British actor Christopher Eccleston, at an online literary event.

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Sport, Health and Physical Education

Student to represent Team GB in the Para Powerlifting World Cup

A Sports and Exercise Science undergraduate at Leeds Trinity University has been selected to represent Team GB at the Para Powerlifting World Cup.

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Student life

Leeds Trinity student champions mental health support

Leeds Trinity University postgraduate student Rachael Campey has featured on BBC Radio, sharing key advice to support students during the pandemic.

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Student life

Safety Net Policy introduced at Leeds Trinity University to support students during COVID-19

A new Safety Net Policy is being introduced at Leeds Trinity University, to provide mitigation for students against the ongoing effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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English and Creative Writing

Senior Lecturer’s new poetry anthology highlights the importance of global connection

A Senior Lecturer at Leeds Trinity University has edited an anthology of original poetry featuring contributors from across the world after overcoming physical barriers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Community

Leeds Trinity launches Festive Fortnight to support University community

Leeds Trinity University has hailed the success of its first Festive Fortnight, an initiative to support the physical and mental wellbeing of its students and staff.

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Work-based learning

Senior Teaching Fellow publishes first book in tribute to Professor Ruth Helyer

A Senior Teaching Fellow at Leeds Trinity University has published their first book on work-based learning (WBL) to support new learners in navigating academia.

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Alumni

Leeds Trinity alumnus supports Filipino community throughout COVID-19 pandemic

Leeds Trinity alumnus and humanitarian John Flanagan has continued to provide support to people in the Philippines whilst the country has been in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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English and Creative Writing

Leeds Trinity Creative Writing students publish poetry and prose anthology

Leeds Trinity Creative Writing students have published a creative writing anthology dedicated to all those who have lost a loved one to Coronavirus, and in recognition of the work carried out by health care staff and key workers during the pandemic.

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Vice-Chancellor

A view from the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Charles Egbu reflects on his first month in post as the Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University.

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Community

New COVID-19 asymptomatic testing site to open at Leeds Trinity University

An asymptomatic testing site (ATS) is launching at Leeds Trinity University, as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to increase the availability of mass testing.

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Children, Young People and Families

Research into new generation of young fathers reveals mental health issues caused by a lack of support in work and educational settings

New research published by Leeds Trinity University and parenting platform DaddiLife has revealed that young fathers face preventable barriers when accessing education and employment, leaving some in vulnerable positions.

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Community

Leeds Trinity University receives Race Equality Charter Bronze award

The institution becomes the first university in Yorkshire to achieve the award after embarking on a comprehensive programme to achieve race equality and promote inclusion.

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Employability

Leeds Trinity University offers free digital coding course to upskill workers during furlough

Leeds Trinity University is delivering a free taster course in digital coding, designed for individuals wanting to gain new skills during furlough.

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Leeds

University joins Core Cities UK partnership to boost UK economy

Leeds Trinity University has partnered with Core Cities UK and 23 universities to develop and share economic recovery proposals with UK government post-Covid.

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Vice-Chancellor

Leeds Trinity University welcomes new Vice-Chancellor

Professor Charles Egbu has taken up the post of Vice-Chancellor at Leeds Trinity University.

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Media and Film

Lecturer exhibits photography of hometown at North Lincolnshire gallery

A Lecturer in Photography at Leeds Trinity University has overcome the challenges of COVID-19 to display her latest photographic work of her hometown of Hull at an exhibition in North Lincolnshire.

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Research

Senior Lecturer designs app to support people with tinnitus

A Senior Lecturer at Leeds Trinity University has worked as part of an international team that secured $50,000 AUD to design a virtual coach to support people with tinnitus.

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Community

Photography competition highlights sixth form students’ experiences of lockdown

A photography competition set up for sixth form and further education students to reflect on their environment and surroundings has revealed how students in Yorkshire and the North of England have experienced lockdown.

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Alumni

Alumna launches a series of creative writing workshops to support new and aspiring writers

A Leeds Trinity University alumna has launched a series of creative writing workshops to support new and aspiring writers.

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