Get inspired: Student Engagement Showcase 2015

Daniel Davis is a 3rd Year Neuroscience BSc student and is doing an internship as Student Engagement Event Coordinator. In this post he outlines the fantastic Student Engagement Showcase event, taking place this Wednesday, 25th November, which is open to all students and staff at the University of Leeds.

Student engagement

When I started university, the most common phrase I heard was ‘Make the most of it, it goes so quickly’ and it is 100% true. Now in my final year Neuroscience BSc, it seems like yesterday that I first moved into halls of residence yet now I am preparing my final year dissertation! It goes so quickly you have to grab every opportunity possible, and the University of Leeds offers an extraordinary amount of opportunities for both inside and out of your degree.

My latest project is an internship within the University as one of the Event Coordinators for the Student Engagement Showcase. This one-afternoon extravaganza celebrates the immense diversity of opportunities available for students; from internships to volunteering, research, societies and course reps to Leeds for Life. All are amazing ways for students to get involved in the running of the University and gain some invaluable experience for the future.

The Showcase is open to all students and staff across the university and is being held on Wednesday, 25th November, from 1.45pm in Michael Sadler LG 10.

We have 11 fun and informative Bettakultcha presentations (5 minutes each) from current students who will share stories on their student engagement, two workshops specifically designed for the Showcase and a change to talk face-to-face with speakers and staff alike to find your next steps (followed by a networking session with free food and drink of course!)

There will also chance to meet and talk with Undergraduate Research & Leadership Scholars (ideal for first year students who’re interested in doing paid research over the summer), Student Opportunities Ambassadors (the perfect chance for students to find out about available Leeds for Life grants, career services and volunteering) and members of the staff from across the university, including the LUU.

All are welcome at this event, whether first years wanting to get ahead of the game, final years looking for options after graduation or staff wanting to explore how Student Engagement helps enhance the experience of University.

Please book your free ticket here

For more information, contact

Facebook event link

Be sure to look at our social media information for a list of all our specially selected student speakers at the showcase:




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