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FBS recognised at the Placement Year Celebration Event

FBS recognised at the Placement Year Celebration Event

Students and staff from FBS were recognised as part of the Universities celebration of the placement years that took place in 2013/14. The event was held on 7th October in the Great Hall. 

Sarah Carter (Sports and Exercise Sciences) was placed 2nd overall in the Placement Year Image Competition winning a £50 prize. Her winning image is shown here.

Siobhan Walshe (Biology) was the third placed runner up in the Placement Student of the Year Award. This Award recognises the significant contributions students make to their host organisation. Placement supervisors nominated students who they felt had been exceptional on placement (gone beyond the call of duty or made a significant impact to the success of the business). Siobhan received glowing praise from her supervisor at the Canals and Rivers Trust. 'Siobhan deserves this award not just for her success with the Energy Project but because she deserves recognition for the effort and hard work she has contributed unstintingly this year for C&RT' Jonathan Hart-Woods, Environment Manager, Canal & River Trust, Leeds

Finally Liz Baylin was one of only three staff members nominated for the Outstanding Contribution to Student Placements Award which was overall given to a representative from the careers centre….

10th October 2014

Gold for Leeds in the Teaching Excellence Framework

The University of Leeds has achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest award possible.


Biological Sciences students head to the Big Apple

Two students from the Faculty of Biological Sciences are heading across the pond for the Leeds to New York Leadership programme 2017.


Biological Sciences careers fair hailed as a great success

The annual Careers Fair here in the faculty was a great success with hundreds of FBS students attending.


Scholarship Success in FBS

University of Leeds has presented 37 student athletes with Sport Scholarships for 2016/17. We are proud to say, 8 of those are based in the Faculty of Biological Sciences.


Two FBS Students shortlisted for prestigious international award

We are delighted to be able to announce that two of our FBS students, Sam Ross and Peter Moughton, have received the status of highly commended entrant in this year’s Undergraduate awards.


University of Leeds is Number 1 for City Life

The University of Leeds has won the Whatuni Student Choice Award for Best City Life, as well as being ranked the fifth best university in the top 100 as rated by students.