Plus Programme Events

We run lots of activities and events for the students enrolled on the Plus Programme. They are an ideal opportunity for you to meet like-minded students, have fun and get support in several areas of University life.

Semester 1

 Event Description  Date  Location Sign-up 
Careers Events  Upcoming events run via the Careers Centre at the University of Leeds  Various  Various Find out more
Counselling Centre introductory visit Visit to the Student Counselling Centre to discover what support they can offer you and and what kind of workshops they run. For example, how to improve your sleep or manage exam anxiety. The session will be led by one of the counsellors.  You do not need to feel in need of counselling to take part, it is an information session and you can just come along to listen. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday 16 January, 5.15pm to 6.15pm.

Student Counselling Centre, 19 Clarendon Place Find out more
Get Out Get Active - trips! An exciting range of trips on offer allowing you to try out activities in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.  The Plus Programme Team will cover the cost of up to 5 Plus Programme students per trip.  To view the trips, see Get Out Get Active.  If you would like us to cover the cost of the trip, please complete the separate registration form under 'Sign-up'.  You can also book individually and pay for the trip yourself on their website.  Various  YORKSHIRE! Find out more
LUU Housing Fair There's no need to get carried away and rush into signing up for a house too early. The LUU are holding a House Hunting Fair.  Unipol and other landlords will be attending with information being provided by housing experts. Monday 22 January, 11am-3pm Riley Smith theatre  n/a
Find out about the Leeds City Council Graduate Programme Want to stay in Leeds after you graduate? Want to make a difference to the city? The Leeds City Council graduate programme offers a two-year paid training course for graduates who want to make a career in local government. Applications are now open (until 2 February) and anyone who is graduating in 2018 or has graduated in the last three years can apply. There are no restrictions on degree subject or classification. Come along to this session with Rachel Chadwick-Taylor from the programme and she will give you the inside track, including full details about what to expect during the application process. You can also find out more information on the Leeds City council website. Tuesday 23 January, 11.30am—12.30pm Emmanuel Centre SR.07 Find out more
Ever thought about postgraduate study? Don’t rush to say ‘not for me’ until you know more about the possibilities! Join the Lifelong Learning Centre to find out more about what it is, what’s available, the finances and what it’s like to be a postgraduate student. Thursday 25 January, 11.30am—1pm or Tuesday 30 January, 4.30pm—6pm Weston Room, Laidlaw Library Find our more
Plus Programme Drop-in Come by for a catch-up, get a refresh of what support services are available at the University, discuss any issues you're having or just come for a cuppa.   Friday 26 January Weston Room, Laidlaw Library Drop-in
Postgraduate Open Day Find out about the range of Masters and research opportunities Leeds has to offer. Talk to our academic team about your subject interests, attend informative talks, explore the campus and our outstanding facilities, and find out more about where a postgraduate degree from Leeds can take you.  Friday 2 February, 10am-3pm Parkinson Building Find out more
Developing your resilience
with PwC & Teach First

The ability to recover from set-backs and overcome obstacles can play a big part in success in education and employment.  Attending this workshop at PwC will give you some tools and techniques to develop your resilience and also provide you with the opportunity to discuss this with current PwC employees.  

This is a joint workshop between PwC and Teach First and will be delivered by Joel Greenwell - University Recruiter of Teach First and Laura Blackledge, PwC - Student Recruitment Officer.

Wednesday 21 February  2018, 2.30pm-3.30pm PwC Offices, Leeds City Centre Find out more