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Welcome to the December newsletter


Despite the drop in temperature, 30 staff, students and alumni took part in the 2018 5k Santa Fun Run on Thursday 6 December, raising £170 for the Inspiring Futures Programme!

The year comes to an end with great news that Leeds Trinity has been shortlisted for a national employability award and has received recognition in the UK’s Best Breakthroughs List for the development of Degree Apprenticeships.

The Corporate Communications Team have a special message for all our alumni here - we are so grateful for the support you continue to give the University!

On behalf of everyone at Leeds Trinity University we'd like to wish all of our alumni and their families a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2019.

Congratulations to our winter 2018 graduates

We'd like to say a very warm welcome to our newest alumni community members who graduated on Wednesday 5 December. 

One of our graduates was England Rugby League player, Charlotte Booth, who diligently balanced her studies and rugby career during her degree.

We wish all of our graduates every success, and look forward to hearing about your future achievements.

Dame Louise Casey named Honorary Fellow

Dame Louise Casey DBE CB has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship from Leeds Trinity University, for her commitment to social welfare and making a difference to people's lives.

A former Government official, Dame Louise has spent the last 20 years in public service, working for four Prime Ministers and leading major programmes and campaigns on high profile social policy areas in Whitehall. Read more.

Competition time!

To celebrate Christmas, we're running a winter competition where one lucky winner will be sent a Leeds Trinity merchandise goody bag including bear, scarf, pen set, business card holder and travel mug.

All you have to do is send a winter photo and caption of no more than 15 words about what made your winter time at Leeds Trinity special. It could be the snow, a winter graduation or anything that was memorable for you!

Email your entry to the Alumni Office before Friday 25 January 2019.

Leeds Trinity Writing alumni lead writing events

Four Leeds Trinity Creative Writing alumni are leading a series of writing workshops and writing days from January to April to help aspiring and established writers develop their writing and work towards completing a novel, poetry or short story collection.

The events, which are in addition to the Leeds Trinity Writers' Festival on Wednesday 13 March, include three workshops on aspects of creative writing and four Space to Write Days, where writers have the chance to work on their writing projects in a creative and friendly environment.

For full details about each session and prices please click here.

Featured alumni - Craig Parnham

2007 Sport, Health, Exercise and Nutrition graduate Craig Parnham is the Sport and Fitness Manager at Trinity Fitness and Founder of Craig Parnham Personal Training. 

"I work closely with the Sports Facilities Manager and Sports Development team to plan and develop programmes for engaging students in sports and healthy behaviours.

"My time at Leeds Trinity provided a great platform for me to launch my career in health and fitness, mainly through a very successful first-year professional work placement."

Read more about Craig on his alumni profile and if you're looking for someone to get you in shape for 2019, why not visit Craig's website to find out more about how he can help you!

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