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The University of Leeds collaborates with virtual reality experts to enhance student experience

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The University of Leeds is thrilled to unveil an exciting Virtual Reality (VR) teaching pilot in collaboration with VictoryXR.  VictoryXR, recognised for its expertise in applying VR to education, has crafted a 'Digital Twin' of select University of Leeds buildings.   The twin offers students a unique and experimental opportunity, pushing the boundaries of technology, and...

Free online courses aim to launch 25,000 UK tech careers

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The University of Leeds has joined forces with e-learning platform Coursera and the Institute of Coding to develop a collection of free online courses to help young people from underrepresented backgrounds explore careers in tech. The Click Start programme, funded by public benefit company Nominet, has been updated for 2024 with 7 new courses created with expert...

Digital Education Annual Report 2023

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We are thrilled to share the Digital Education Annual Report 2022-2023. Reflecting on a year of remarkable developments for digital education, this report celebrates the key projects, milestones and events that have enhanced learning experiences across the University and beyond, whilst celebrating the professional teams that have enabled them. "Our work to enhance and enrich...

The University of Leeds Celebrates the Launch of its Disability Studies Online Master’s Degree

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In a significant move towards promoting disability rights and social justice, the University of Leeds is delighted to launch its pioneering online MSc in Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion. This programme aims to make a profound impact on the global landscape of disability studies by championing accessibility and empowering learners to advocate for disability rights....

HELIX digital innovation space launches 

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A cutting-edge digital learning space for students, staff and the local community has opened at the University of Leeds.   HELIX offers innovative and experimental digital education tools and experiences including immersive technologies, maker and prototyping equipment and multimedia production studios.  It is a dedicated space for the community to collaborate on creative, innovative and entrepreneurial...

Success at the Student Ambassador Celebration 2023

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On Thursday 15th June, staff from the Digital Education service came together with their 2022-23 student ambassadors to celebrate the success of this year’s DES ambassador activities. To recognise the hard work and achievements of those involved, attendees engaged in peer networking, a careers session hosted by the University’s career service and photograph opportunities. The...

Student Ambassador Celebration Event 2023

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This June, the Digital Education Service will welcome all our Student Ambassadors for Digital Education to our brand new Helix space, in celebration of their hard work and achievements.

New Student Ambassador Blog Series

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Our Student Ambassadors for Digital Education have written and published a series of new blogs on the University of Leeds Medium page covering a range of topics including digital education, student life, exams and assessment.