Student Opportunities

Looking for something to do this summer? From Monday 28 June, the University is launching a summer in Leeds programme to let you explore the campus, rediscover the city, enjoy sport and wellbeing sessions at the Edge, art trails, movies, picnics and more. As part of this programme, we’ve collated...

Student Sustainability Architect, Ariane Far, interviews Tessa Mason, Student Nurse, and the winner of our Instagram competition to find the best ideas for helping the University and students to prevent food waste. As McCowan (2020), underlined, academic institutions are one of the key players in the fight against climate change....

Aerielle Rojas, Fashion Technology student and Student Sustainability Architect, talks us through her work with the Sustainability Service on delivering sustainability careers events for students. Coming from another country to pursue fashion sustainability was something I was prepared to do. But to take an opportunity, in my first year, to...

Oliver Bramley (PhD Chemistry) talks to us about his work on the University’s Natural Flood Management (NFM) project at the Leeds Brownlee Triathlon Centre. My name is Oliver, and I am a Chemistry PhD student. My degree is computer based and theoretical, so I am very happy to be part...

Student Arianna Gialletti (MSc Climate Change and Environmental Policy) showcases their learnings from a recent Sustainability Careers Panel event, hosted by the Sustainability Service. Sustainability is such a wide field, and people studying sustainability-related and non-related courses can face challenges in understanding how they can pursue their passion for sustainability...

Jessica Ho (BSc Environmental Science) talks about a project she is currently working on with the School of Earth and Environment to try and decolonise the curriculum and amplify Black, Indigenous, and people of colour (BIPOC) voices. Where did your interest in this project come from? At the start of...