Staying connected

Whether you’re living in University accommodation, your house or flat in Leeds, temporary accommodation or your family home, there are lots of ways to stay connected to our University community of students, postgraduate researchers and staff. 

Stay up to date

There are a variety of ways to stay in contact with our University community online.  

Virtual activities

Take part in virtual meet-ups online to connect with other students and postgraduate researchers.

Keep active and well

Staying active, eating healthily and being mindful are key to maintaining your wellbeing. 

Develop your skills and employability

There are lots of opportunities to learn new skills and develop your employability. 

  • Book now for Global Careers events which run throughout November and December. You’ll hear from a range of amazing employers and University of Leeds alumni who will share their tips and advice
  • Catch up on a wide range of Careers Centre webinars by going to the MyCareer event page to find a link to the recording
  • The Careers Service offer appointments with advisors through video chat, as well as events and webinars available online
  • Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills whilst helping others, find out more in this blog from the University's Volunteer Team
  • Skills@Library workshops are open to everyone through Minerva and you can request a one-to-one appointment for academic skills or maths and statistics
  • Find out more about the events and courses offered by Business Confucius Institute
  • Access a range of free courses via FutureLearn or LinkedIn Learning

In the City 

Leeds is a really fantastic city with lots going on. Whether you like art, sport, history, literature, shopping or food there are lots of places to explore. 

  • Take a virtual visit to Leeds Museums and Galleries and discover online exhibits and events, helping you to connect with Leeds’ rich history and culture
  • Watch some incredible performances online from Opera North, Leeds’ opera company, or learn to sing opera in these online festive workshops in November and December
  • Explore Leeds’ architecture and street art or walk along the waterfront by following these fantastic walking trails   
  • Discover family friendly online and in person events, including daily story times and online activities
  • Keep up to date with events and things to do in Leeds and Yorkshire go to Visit Leeds and Leeds Inspired