Having a sense of belonging to the people and places around us is linked to improved health and wellbeing. Whether you’re looking for opportunities to connect with others or explore some new areas of campus, find out more about what the University offers:
- If you’ve recently joined the University, take a look at OD&PL’s New Staff Welcome page which provides useful advice and guidance to help you settle into your new role and surroundings.
- Check out the For Staff webpages to find out what’s happening around the University and for details on upcoming events.
Window on Wellbeing
The University’s Health and Wellbeing team provide an ongoing programme of activities for staff to take time out and connect with others. There’s Wednesday Wellbeing Walks, Menopause cafes and a range of themed events throughout the year. Visit the Window on Wellbeing page for the lastest opportunities.
Staff support networks
The Equality and Inclusion Unit website details the range of staff support networks at the University. These networks provide peer support, networking opportunities and social activities.
Their webpages also list upcoming events relevant to Equality and Inclusion, whether at the University, in the wider Leeds area, or beyond.
Become a sustainability volunteer and you’ll meet and work with other staff and students committed to making positive changes on campus and beyond. There are a wide range of projects and events, all designed to make the University of Leeds a more environmentally and socially responsible place to be. Find out more by visiting the Sustainability website.
The Unity Project
The Unity Project highlights the shared values and commitment to inclusivity of our community at the University through a range of events. Staff, students and friends of the University come together to create opportunities and events throughout the year around the theme of unity.
There are a number of public green spaces on campus for everyone to enjoy. Explore our places to relax and take a break on campus.
Galleries and museums
For a cultural fix, visit the galleries and museums on campus The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery; the Treasures of the Brotherton and the Marks and Spencer Archive.
We’ve also got some amazing artworks on campus – for an inspirational break from work or study, check out our 14 must-see pieces of art.
Our public licensed theatre complex holds regular, live performances dedicated to new artist development. Visit the stage@leeds website to find out what’s on.
Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall
Home to instrumental concerts, the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall is one venue where you can enjoy performances by the School of Music and visiting performers. It provides a programme of free Friday lunchtime recitals and occasional 'rush hour' and Sunday afternoon concerts.
The University of Leeds International Concert Series covers almost every musical genre, from period instrument performances to European art music, world and popular music, contemporary music and jazz.