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Entrepreneur and Leeds graduate Deirdre Bounds  gives tips to graduate Emily Cummins. 

Alumni help in so many ways.


The Leeds Network

Who's needed: All of our University of Leeds alumni

Biological Sciences Nurturing Talent mentors scheme

Who's needed: Alumni from the Faculty of Biological Sciences

LUBS Nurturing Talent mentoring scheme

Who's needed: Alumni from Leeds University Business School 

International alumni ambassadors

Who's needed: Alumni who studied as international students

Biological Sciences employer seminars

Who's needed: Alumni who work in the pharmaceutical industry, exercise physiologists, health promotion specialists, healthcare scientists (NHS STP), physiotherapists, science communication, forensic science, conservation, food and drink careers, sports and exercise psychologists.

Help to raise young people’s aspirations with IntoUniversity

Who's needed: All of our University of Leeds alumni

Details about current opportunities

Biological Sciences Nurturing Talent mentors

The Faculty of Biological Sciences wants their alumni to help students achieve their very best.

As a mentor you could support a student in many ways, for example, discussing career plans, sharing your knowledge of the workplace, and giving guidance on the interview and selection process.

More information

Faculty of Biological Sciences 

LUBS Nurturing Talent mentoring scheme

Could you mentor a student to success in the world of business?

If you think you could help a student develop their skills and experiences, giving them a competitive edge in the graduate labour market, then become a LUBS nurturing talent mentor.

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Nurturing talent initiative

International alumni ambassadors

Did you study at the University of Leeds as an international student?

As an international Alumni Ambassador you would join our international team at recruitment fairs and pre-departure briefings around the world to chat to prospective students and offer-holders about life in Leeds and what to expect.

If you’re interested in getting involved, get in touch with the International Office.


International Office

The Leeds Network

Share your career experience with students by submitting a career profile on the Leeds Network.

You can opt to receive questions from students by email about your career, or just let them view your profile to see what you have done since finishing your degree.

More information

Leeds Network

Biological Science employer seminars (including Sports and Exercise Science)

Date and Time: Various dates throughout the year

Location: Faculty of Biological Sciences

Give a talk on employability; talking about the organisation you work for, your career path and any hints and tips for applications and interviews.


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Date and Time: Various times and dates throughout the year, including regular or one-off volunteering opportunities.

Location: IntoUniversity has 21 centres across the country, including two in Leeds (Harehills and Beeston). We also have centres in London, Nottingham, Bristol, Brighton, Nottingham, Southampton and Oxford

Be an Academic Support Tutor

Offer tutoring and support to students in after-school sessions for 2 hours a week during term-time. Activities include: homework support, group learning activities, guided reading.

Share your professional expertise

We have many opportunities for you to share your professional knowledge with young people. You could support a student with the transition to university, invite a young person to your place of work for a day, share knowledge about your career with students or run a workshop.


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