Life at Leeds | 3 December

We've been talking to students this week about our newsletter and have made some changes to today’s newsletter based on what you’ve said.

We will continue to make improvements to it over the coming weeks and months. Help us improve for 2022 – Rate our newsletter now! As a thank-you for rating it and sharing your thoughts, we’ll enter you into a prize draw to win one £20 shopping voucher or one of three £5 vouchers.  

In the meantime, here are the important bits you need over the weekend and coming weeks.  

 Get the latest on industrial action and find out how it impacts you. 

Top 3 COVID-19 messages you need to know: 

  1. Information about testing and getting vaccinated 
  2. Guidance if you’re traveling to England   
  3. Guidance on facemasks and how we can keep our community safe 

Keep an eye on our coronavirus website for the most up-to-date information and to read a copy of emails we’ve issued. 

5 links that’ll get you through the assessment period 

  1. Find all you need to know about assessments at the University 
  2. See online guides about getting help with your studies 
  3. Understand mitigating circumstances and how to apply 
  4. Understand mitigating circumstances and how to apply 
  5. Find information on digital education systems such as Turnitin, Gradescope, and Top Hat. 

Find details of teams to contact if you have questions, including the Student Information Service, your academic personal tutor, and LUU’s help and support team. 

3 useful long reads for this time of year: 

  1. Top five things to do if you’re leaving Leeds this holiday (and one if you’re not) 
  2. Everything you need to know about safety info — all in one place. 
  3. Eight things you can do to manage anxiety on your own 

3 surveys that are still running: 

  1. Drinking and drugs. Tell us what you think. 
  2. Complete the W100’s university reputation survey to be entered into a prize draw to win one of two £100 gift vouchers or 16 £50 gift vouchers. 
  3. Tell us your thoughts on sustainability to inform us what we do next at LUU. Have your say, and you could win some great prizes, like a Chilly's Reusable Set and Fruity tickets.

Don’t forget to rate our newsletter now to be in with a chance to win one £20 shopping voucher or one of three £5 shopping vouchers.  

Opportunity alert!

Leeds University Library Galleries are looking for Content Creator Volunteers who will work with the Galleries team to create content for our online platforms to engage our diverse audiences with our collections. Find out more.

That’s it from us this week. We’ll be in touch again next week with a round-up of what will be available over the holiday period. Until then, check out our winter festival if you're in or around Leeds. 
Have a great weekend! 

The student communications team