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Taking an international approach (l-r): Claire Mulholland, Adam Getliff, Bing Liu, Judith Lamie and Mary Anne Ansell

New strategy to shape our global role
Our new ‘internationalisation’ strategy is now officially in place, setting out how, where and when the University will build and consolidate its important international relationships in the future.

International school with a local flavour
This summer saw the launch of the Leeds International Summer School (LISS), a new project delivered by the Study Abroad Office in collaboration with Schools across campus.

Honouring excellence
Archbishop of York John Sentamu, Marks & Spencer chairman Sir Stuart Rose and BBC World Affairs Editor John Simpson were amongst the eight influential people awarded honorary degrees earlier this year.

New Dean’s clear vision for ESSL
“I’m Leeds through and through,” says Professor Jeremy Higham, the recently appointed Dean of Education, Social Sciences and Law (ESSL).

Read all about it
A trio of new books by Leeds academics has been published recently, covering an exploration of climate change, Labour Party leadership elections and an investigation into the historical pursuit and consumption of different foodstuffs.

Campus buildings make the grade
Famous campus landmarks, including the Roger Stevens Building, Edward Boyle Library and Henry Price Residence, have been given protected status as Grade II listed buildings by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the recommendation of English Heritage.

Edward Binks 1912-2010
Edward Binks, the businessman and philanthropist whose charitable work supported research into all areas of medicine at the University and its affiliated hospitals, has died aged 97.

From cotton village to communism (via Leeds)
The journey from war-time childhood in a Lancashire cotton village to undergraduate life in Leeds in the 1950s is vividly captured in a new autobiography by Dr James Walsh, which has been published posthumously by his widow Vanessa Rosenthal.

New Facilities Directorate in place
The new Facilities Directorate, led by Dennis Hopper, brought together Estate Services, Residential and Commercial Services (RCS) and Sport and Physical Activity (SPA) with effect from 1 August.

M&S archive under-way
Construction of the new Marks & Spencer Company Archive building officially started this summer when M&S chairman Sir Stuart Rose and University Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Arthur cut the turf and buried a time capsule on the site.

Celebration of a local hero with X-ray vision
A new exhibition which celebrates the work of X-ray pioneer William Astbury has opened at the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds.

Faculty focus - Arts
Each edition of the Reporter takes a look at one of the University’s nine Faculties - in this issue it’s the turn of the Faculty of Arts.

You are what you ate
Historians and scientists from the University are finding inventive ways to educate people about healthy eating via a series of fun, public events.

A host of VIP events
Important public figures visited the University and associated organisations this summer - chief amongst them being Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal who officially launched the 5th International Carers Conference at the Royal Armouries.

Benefit your health and your wealth
Still thinking about joining The Edge? Well, it’s just become an even more attractive proposition, now that the University has confirmed the expansion of staff benefits to include access to sports membership through the Salary Sacrifice Scheme.

Lithophone launches in Lakes
World-famous percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie joined scientists from the University to launch a new ‘rock’ instrument in the heart of the Lake District.

Leader column
Research grants boosted 40 per cent to just over £150m.

FAQs
Bernard Holmes talks about his outstanding work for his local community.

News round-up
Latest stories from across campus.

In the news
Earthquakes, robotic fish and David Miliband.

Honours
A round-up of major prizes and accolades received by members of staff across the University.

Small Ads
The best place to find goods for sale, professional services, houses and rooms for sale/to let and other classified ads.

Noticeboard
A selection of the best exhibitions, talks, concerts and other events happening on campus. See the full list at www.leeds.ac.uk/events

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