Learning from our partners: Lord Mayor visits Dortmund and Siegen

Last week the Lord Mayor, Councillor Graham Latty, and the Lady Mayoress, Councillor Pat Latty, visited Leeds’ partner city of Dortmund to take part in the annual cultural festival, ‘DORTBUNT! One City! Many Faces’. The festival aims to celebrate the wide cultural diversity in Dortmund with a range of music and cultural performances taking place… Read More Learning from our partners: Lord Mayor visits Dortmund and Siegen

Leeds showcases thriving digital sector to Chinese delegation

Last week Leeds City Council and Leeds City Region hosted a visiting delegation from our Chinese partner city, Hangzhou, to showcase Leeds’ fantastic digital and tech capabilities. The delegation, which included business leaders and senior government officials from Hangzhou, met with a range of key public and private stakeholders from the tech and digital sector… Read More Leeds showcases thriving digital sector to Chinese delegation

Leeds and Hangzhou library services agree to work closer together

Earlier this month Leeds Libraries’ Chief Librarian, Andrea Ellison, visited our Chinese partner city, Hangzhou, to sign an agreement (Memorandum of Understanding) which looks to enhance cooperation between the two cities’ library services. The visit formed part of a wider British Library funded UK-China Library network trip. In this blog post, Andrea shares her experiences… Read More Leeds and Hangzhou library services agree to work closer together

Students from Leeds take part in Lille Video Mapping Festival

This spring, students from Leeds Arts University travelled across the Channel to our partner city, Lille, to take part in the Video Mapping Festival. This blog is written by Mat Clark, senior lecturer from Leeds Arts University. We’ve also included a few accounts from students, Christopher Hoare and Chloe Broadbent. The trip to Lille proved… Read More Students from Leeds take part in Lille Video Mapping Festival

Work experience opportunity in Lille

Our partner city, Lille, has a fantastic opportunity for a young person from, or living in Leeds to spend an 8 month internship working as an Ambassador of European Cultures. Based with Interphaz, an organisation that promotes citizen participation, international solidarity and youth mobility, you’ll be working to promote intercultural awareness in schools and participating… Read More Work experience opportunity in Lille