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Latest news from the University

Catch up on the latest from the University of Leeds eNews extra Read the latest eNews extra update on the University’s response to the coronavirus that was sent on 2 October. eNews extra: coronavirus (#25) Reporting on coronavirus cases Read a message sent to all staff on Wednesday 7 October from Roger Gair, University Secretary, […]

Your role in  keeping our community safe

A message to all staff Dear  colleagues, As we prepare for the new term, I know many of you are keen to know how we plan to keep campus  Covid-secure as students begin to arrive. Firstly, I wanted to reiterate that our teams have been  working hard to  make sure  campus is  Covid-secure for  students […]

Hello from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simone Buitendijk

A message to all staff Dear colleagues,  I am excited to now call you my colleagues as I take up the role of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds. I am truly honoured to be able to serve this amazing university.  I know from the conversations I have already had that this is a remarkable, driven, talented community and I look forward to many more conversations with […]

A message from the Vice-Chancellor

A message to all staff Dear Colleagues, As I think everyone knows, I step down as Vice-Chancellor of the University on 31 August 2020, forty-six years to the day since I started work in the NHS in Edinburgh. Little did I know that my career interests in public health, biomedical science and education would combine […]

The Skills Network

A message for all colleagues We are pleased to be able to report that fully funded level 2 courses are available for enrolment on our Microsite from today. There are now 44 courses to choose from but hurry as funding is limited across different regions and there will be great demand at this time. Further details […]

Facilities Directorate Staff Bulletin – July 2020

I am writing to you all with a further update on news from across the FD over the last few weeks. You will have seen that the University has now defined what the academic year will look like for students.  From September undergraduate students can expect to receive a hybrid mix of teaching, both online and face-to-face. For many postgraduates it is expected […]

Staff survey findings: Message from Director of HR, Francesca Fowler

A message to all colleagues Dear colleague, At the end of June, more than 2,300 of you kindly gave us your feedback via our latest survey, which was designed to check how you are dealing with the current situation and where you most need further advice and support. Thank you for taking the time to […]

Health and safety measures on campus

A message to all staff Dear Colleagues, I write to update you on some of the additional health and safety measures you can expect to see if you are returning to campus, and on measures that will come into effect from September as we welcome students and our footfall increases. Our over-riding priority continues to […]

Update from the Director of HR, Francesca Fowler

A message to all staff Dear Colleagues, Further to the Government’s update yesterday on easing of the current lockdown arrangements, I wanted to remind you of the University’s plans in this regard. If you have not yet had the opportunity to read the note put out by Roger Gair on Thursday 7 May, please do […]