Community collaboration

As part of our Welcome to Leeds campaign, Community Ambassadors have been visiting households in the local area popular with our students.  The team of ambassadors have been knocking on doors to offer advice and provide support to students around independent living, respecting the local community and staying safe.  Students have also been given copies…
A new Good to Give programme collected 480 bags of goods during the student tenancy changeover period for the benefit of the local community. The Sustainability Service worked in collaboration with Leeds Beckett University to pilot the new programme for the 2022 student tenancy changeover period. Good to Give is aimed at reducing waste and…
A team of 21 volunteers spent last Wednesday afternoon clearing 17 bags of litter from Woodhouse Moor and the surrounding streets. The litter pick event was organised by the University of Leeds Sustainability service as part of the University’s Fresh Start Festival. It was the first of a series of monthly litter picks aimed at…
In a collaborative effort between the University of Leeds Sustainability Service, Yorkshire Circular Lab, and Leeds University Union, the Leeds Repair Café is coming to the University campus on Saturday 16th October. Started in 2016, the Leeds Repair Café is part of an international movement that encourages people to repair items that would otherwise go to waste,…
Positive Impact Partners (PIP) is the University of Leeds gateway to connect the third sector and civic partners with our staff and students, to network, share knowledge and experiences, and form new partnerships. PIP has been developed in collaboration with staff and our external partners to increase collaboration, build knowledge and capacity to deal with local societal challenges and positively contribute to…
The Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted the health, wellbeing and prosperity of our local communities. We’re inviting University, third sector and civic colleagues to join us at a workshop to explore the main challenges communities face post-Covid, discuss the existing examples of effective partnerships, and identify the ways in which we can work together to…
The University of Leeds and Leeds University Union (LUU) joined forces this winter to help support local food banks. Donations from staff, students, and local residents made this support possible. We want to say a heartfelt thank you to everyone who made it possible to donate food items to Rainbow Junk-tion, Positive Action for Refugees…
Positive Impact Partners (PIP) is our flagship programme designed to increase collaboration with the third sector, build capacity, and positively contribute to our local communities. Through PIP we connect local third sector organisations with staff at the University to exchange knowledge and skills, share resources, and create new collaborative partnerships. Our programme benefits our PIP…
Positive Impact Partners (PIP) is our flagship programme designed to increase collaboration with the third sector, build capacity, and positively contribute to our local communities. Through PIP we connect local third sector organisations with staff at the University to exchange knowledge and skills, share resources, and create new collaborative partnerships. Our programme benefits our PIP…
The University of Leeds and Leeds University Union (LUU) have joined forces to support local food banks this winter. This year has proved challenging for food banks in Leeds. With demand skyrocketing, they have often struggled to support the people who rely on them. To combat this, we are asking staff and students to help,…