Transition to Leeds
This is a hub for all our offer holders to engage with live events and recordings which are designed to inspire and involve you with our community before you arrive in Leeds.
- Faculty of Social Sciences
- School of Politics and International Studies
POLIS transition to Leeds
Welcome to Transition to Leeds
Welcome, and thank you for considering the University of Leeds for your taught postgraduate programme with the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) in September 2023. As an offer holder you are welcomed to join the Transition to Leeds programme, which will introduce you to Leeds and your academic programmes.
There will be a series of online talks held by academics and past students alike to help you understand your programme and what life is like in Leeds running until July 2023.
For any questions relating to Transition to Leeds activity, please contact email@example.com.
If you have any queries relating to your offer, please contact the admissions team on firstname.lastname@example.org for Masters study and email@example.com for Undergraduate study.
Recordings of our 2022 events
6th April 2022: The Challenge of Water and Sanitation for All in Rapidly Growing Cities with Professor Anna Mdee.More on The Challenge of Water and Sanitation for All in Rapidly Growing Cities
28th April 2022: The War in Ukraine: How Did It Come to This? with Dr Adam Tyson.More on The War in Ukraine: How Did It Come to This?
7th July 2022: Mobilizing for Water in the Ecuadorian Andes with Dr Geoff Goodwin.More on Mobilizing for Water in the Ecuadorian Andes
How to join a talk
Live talks will be held on Zoom. As these events are exclusive to our offer holders, we will send a joining link by email approximately one week before each event. If you do not receive this please email our School Support Office on firstname.lastname@example.org.
As we are not recording these events, we recommend you tune into these events live.
Welcome to Transition to Leeds – Meet the Head of School, Director of Student Education and MSc Political Science Programme Director: Monday 17 April from 9:30 – 10:30 (UK time).
POLIS Social Event – meet current MA students: Tuesday 9 May from 11:00 – 12:00 (UK time) or 16:00 – 17:00 (UK time).
Meet the Programme Directors – MA International Relations and MA Global Political Economy: Wednesday 17 May from 9:30 – 10:30 (UK time).
POLIS Social Event – discover the University and City of Leeds through an interactive quiz and virtual treasure hunt: Thursday 1 June from 11:00 – 12:00 (UK time).
Meet the Programme Directors – MA Global Development and MSc Climate Futures: Science, Society and Politics: postponed until further notice; please check back later.
Meet the Programme Directors – MA Global Development and Education and MA Global Governance and Diplomacy: postponed until further notice; please check back later.
Meet the Programme Directors – MA Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding and MA Terrorism and Insurgency: Monday 10 July from 9:30 – 10:30 (UK time).
Please note, the dates and times of these events may change. Please check this page regurlarly for up-to-date information.
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