Tag: University of Leeds

Leeds project helps re-think parks

A research project to explore the idea of charitable giving to public parks was launched this week (29 October 2018) in Leeds. The project considers the role local people and businesses can play in improving and sustaining public parks for future generations. The University of Leeds and partners from local

Food for thought: Nutrition, ageing and cognitive health

Life expectancy has increased. More of us are living for longer than ever before. However, with this, there is a greater extent of disease and mental and/or physical disability that interferes with daily activities. Cognitive function includes capacities such as learning and remembering. With age, cognitive function declines, and this

Plot your next course at the Learning Market

Leeds City Council’s Jobs and Skills team have organised an Adult Learning Market, which takes place at St George’s One Stop Centre in Middleton on Thursday afternoon (22 September 2016). If you are looking for a new challenge or to gain new skills, but are not sure what to do

New centre encourages pupils Into University

A new education centre, which is helping to raise aspirations amongst South Leeds children, held its official opening on Wednesday 27 April 2016. The Into University centre runs after school sessions where children can complete their homework, or work on an exercise provided by the teaching staff. This term’s theme

Spring into Summer with short courses at the University

We are busy organising our fifth year of Spring into Summer short courses and events. Starting the week beginning Monday 8 June, our 2015 programme includes a range of events and learning-for-pleasure courses and workshops in creative writing, culture, current affairs, languages, literature and religion. In conjunction with departments around