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Alumnus employs three Leeds Trinity graduates to support international agency

A former student from Leeds Trinity University has hired three graduates to work at an international technical and search engine optimization (SEO) agency.

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English

Lecturer shortlisted for Most Innovative Teacher of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards

A lecturer in the School of Arts and Communication at Leeds Trinity University has been shortlisted for Most Innovative Teacher of the Year at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2020.

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Sport, Health and Physical Education

Leeds Trinity undergraduate appointed Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach at Castleford Tigers

A student from Leeds Trinity University has been appointed as Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach at Castleford Tigers Rugby League Football Club (RLFC) as part of an ongoing partnership with the professional rugby league club.

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Journalism

Senior Lecturer publishes first book on Channel 4’s ground-breaking media coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic Games

A Senior Lecturer at Leeds Trinity University has published a new book on the representation of disability in the mainstream media focusing on the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

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Children, Young People and Families

Leeds Trinity graduate launches summer holiday camp for primary children

A Psychology and Child Development graduate from Leeds Trinity University has launched a summer holiday camp for primary children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Newly recruited Prison Officers begin training at Leeds Trinity University

More than 100 newly recruited Prison Officers have started their training at Leeds Trinity University last week.

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Staff member uses music to keep Leeds venue afloat during COVID-19 crisis

Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager Toby Chelms has used his passion for music to raise money for a local bar, music and arts venue during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Education

Alumna leads Blackpool Sixth to College of the Year Award 2020

A Leeds Trinity alumna who is Assistant Principal at a college in Blackpool, is celebrating after leading the College to the prestigious title of BTEC College of the Year 2020.

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English

Leeds Trinity lecturer’s first book raises £5,000 for Basis Yorkshire

An English lecturer who has spent the last five years researching the history of sex has donated £5,000 from pre-sales of her first published book to Basis Yorkshire, a charity which supports vulnerable people in Leeds.

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Criminology and Sociology

Police Apprentices begin training with West Yorkshire Police

Nearly 80 new Police Constable Degree Apprentices have started their training for West Yorkshire Police this week, with recruitment due to open again later this month.

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Student survey reveals best Learning Community in Yorkshire is at Leeds Trinity

The Learning Community at Leeds Trinity University has been ranked top out of all Yorkshire universities, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) released today (Wednesday 15 July).

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New Vice-Chancellor appointed by Leeds Trinity University

Professor Charles Egbu has been appointed Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University.

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Journalism

Journalist of the Year award for alumnus Greg Wright

Journalist and Leeds Trinity alumnus Greg Wright is celebrating after being named Regional and Finance Journalist of the Year by the Society of Editors.

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Children, Young People and Families

COVID-19 study reveals positive impact of lockdown on family dynamics and wellbeing

Initial findings from a study carried out by Leeds Trinity University suggest that the lockdown can have positive impacts on family dynamics and wellbeing.

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Education

Senior Lecturer publishes first children’s science book

A Senior Lecturer has published her first children’s story and activity book which educates primary children in problem-solving and science.

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English

Creative Writing student wins prestigious writing award

Creative Writing student, Sally Tottle, has won a prestigious writing award at the Northern Writers’ Awards.

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Psychology

Lecturer joins global research project on psychological impact of COVID-19

A Senior Lecturer at Leeds Trinity University has joined more than 100 academics and researchers from around the world to investigate the global impact of COVID-19 on people’s psychological behaviours and quality of life.

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Chaplaincy team member Thomas embarks on international faith mission

A member of the 2019-20 University Chaplaincy team will spend nine months promoting Catholicism in America with the National Evangelization Team (NET) Ministries.

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Media

Alumni offer virtual marketing placements to undergraduate students

Two former students from Leeds Trinity University with their own creative marketing agency have set up virtual work placements for undergraduate students in marketing, social media, digital content and business development.

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Education

Former staff member receives Maundy gift from the Queen

Former member of staff, Professor John Crewdson, has received Maundy money from Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his long and distinguished service to the Diocese of Blackburn.

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Education

Alumnus continues expansion of international school with secondary education provision

Former Leeds Trinity University student Tom Wingate has introduced secondary education provision at The Wingate School; a British International School in Mexico.

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Leeds Trinity offers free Digital Coding course to tackle digital skills gap

Leeds Trinity University is delivering a free taster course in digital coding, designed for individuals wanting to change career or upskill.

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Leeds Trinity alumna educates children about climate change

Creative Writing alumna Jane Browne is hoping to educate children and raise awareness of climate change through her first book in climate change fantasy trilogy The Earth Chronicles.

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Film starring alumnus nominated for Best Feature Film

A crime film starring an alumnus of Leeds Trinity University has been nominated for Best Feature Film at the Azurite International Film Festival and the Midlands Movie Awards.

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English

University welcomes international poets for virtual anthology launch

The University will welcome academics, poets and creative writers from overseas to the virtual launch of An Insubstantial Universe; an anthology of original poetry in celebration of the 2019 bicentenary of the birth of English novelist George Eliot.

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Business

Small businesses access funding for apprenticeships at Leeds Trinity

Small businesses can now access government funding for degree apprenticeships, including programmes at Leeds Trinity.

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Alumna Gill raises over £5,000 for charity in two-year mental health mission

Leeds Trinity alumna and staff member Gill Barker has raised more than £5,000 as part of a two-year initiative to raise money for local charities and raise awareness of mental health.

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Journalism

Journalism students put West Yorkshire police through their paces in media training event

Journalism students from Leeds Trinity University have put Senior Investigating Officers from West Yorkshire Police through their paces as part of a collaborative media training event.

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Media

Film tackling institutional racism nominated for Learning on Screen award

A film which addresses institutional racism and unconscious bias within higher education has been shortlisted for best Educational Film produced by a university or college at the Learning on Screen Awards 2020.

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Leeds Trinity alumni and BBC presenters Dare 2 Tri in aid of Sport Relief

Three BBC personalities featuring two Leeds Trinity alumni have joined forces to tackle a demanding triathlon challenge to raise money for Sport Relief.

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Leeds Trinity alumna maps out tri-life-athlon in final mental health mission

Leeds Trinity University alumna and staff member Gill Barker is undertaking her final physical challenge as part of a two-year initiative to raise money for local charities and raise awareness of mental health

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Criminology and Sociology

Student takes on 400km south-east Asia charity cycle in memory of stepfather

Criminology with Police Studies student Rose Baldwin will cycle 400km from Vietnam to Cambodia this November, to raise money for a mental health charity close to her and her family.

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Media

Photography students showcase community engagement projects at pop-up exhibition

Photography students from Leeds Trinity University will showcase community engagement projects at a pop-up exhibition in Leeds City Centre this week.

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Sport, Health and Physical Education

Leeds Trinity alumnus nominated for four Yorkshire Choice Awards

An alumnus from Leeds Trinity University has been nominated for four awards at the 2020 Yorkshire Choice Awards after raising over £30,000 for Help for Heroes in the last year.

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Sport, Health and Physical Education

Athletics coach and student athlete shortlisted for Leeds Sports Awards

An Inspiring Futures student athlete and an athletics coach have been announced as finalists at the Leeds Sports Awards 2020.

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Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University steps down

Professor Margaret House OBE has announced that she will step down as Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University this summer.

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University launches Centre for Apprenticeships, Work-based Learning and Skills

Leeds Trinity University has officially launched a Centre for Apprenticeships, Work-based Learning and Skills (CAWBLS).

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Alumnus organises run in memory of inspirational Gareth Dunn

An alumnus from Leeds Trinity University has set up an annual community run in memory of Gareth Dunn, a Leeds man who raised over £120,000 for Cancer Research UK whilst battling with terminal cancer.

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City-wide initiative tackles graduate retention and digital skills gap in Leeds

​​A city-wide partnership between Leeds Trinity University, Leeds Beckett University, University of Leeds, Leeds City Council and local employers to improve graduate retention has been launched for 2020.

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Sport, Health and Physical Education

Student selected for England Students Women’s Rugby Squad

A Leeds Trinity University student has been selected for the England Students Women’s Rugby Football League (RFL) squad.

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Journalism

Graduate awarded national prize for Best Video journalism

A Journalism graduate has been awarded the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) prize for Best Videojournalism for a video which he submitted as part of his degree coursework.

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Criminology and Sociology

University announced as partner for national prison leadership programme

Leeds Trinity University has partnered with Unlocked Graduates, the leadership scheme for prison officers, to deliver a master's degree as part of the programme.

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English

English Literature professor presents research at international conference on religion

A leading Virginia Woolf academic and Professor at Leeds Trinity University has delivered her latest research findings at an international conference on religion.

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University to host annual Leeds Retreat in partnership with Youth 2000

Leeds Trinity University will welcome young Catholics from across the UK as part of an annual religious event.

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Sport, Health and Physical Education

Sports graduate launches fitness app

A sports graduate has launched a new health and fitness app to encourage people to exercise more and eat healthier in the new year.

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Children, Young People and Families

Alumna disability activist shortlisted for British Education Award

Disability activist, award-winning blogger and Leeds Trinity alumna, Chloe Tear, has been shortlisted for a British Education Award.

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Sport, Health and Physical Education

Alumna becomes first English professional Women’s Rugby League player

Leeds Trinity alumna Charlotte Booth will be the first English professional Women's Rugby League player ever, when she moves to Australia.

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Children, Young People and Families

Teaching graduate supports students with disabilities

A teaching graduate (Jareth Anstey) who trains university students with disabilities how to use software to help with their degree

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