Coronavirus (covid-19) information

Important Coronavirus information regarding our facilities

04/11/20: In-person Conference and Event Activity Temporarily Paused Following the further restrictions announced by the Government from Thursday 5 November, the University of Leeds will pause in-person conference and event activity in University…
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Supporting Communication Matters in 2020

MEETinLEEDS have been working with Communication Matters since we helped them manage their first event in Leeds back in 2013. A UK wide charity, Communication Matters, support people of all ages who find it hard to communicate because they…
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Event venues retain Green Tourism Gold status

Three MEETinLEEDS accommodation and event venues have been accredited with Green Tourism Gold status. Five University of Leeds buildings, including three conference venues and residences, were audited by the Green Business Tourism Scheme…
The Cloth Hall Court Team socially distanced

Cloth Hall Court accredited with ‘Good to Go’ status!

04/11/20. Important update on our facilities: In-person Conference and Event Activity Temporarily Paused Cloth Hall Court receives Visit Britain accreditation for safe meetings and events. MEETinLEEDS is delighted to announce that…
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International Medieval Congress 2020 goes virtual

Mixing the past with the present: Medievalists go digital with new event app, as Europe’s largest medieval congress goes virtual.  Last week, Europe’s largest medieval event, the International Medieval Congress (IMC), swapped its annual…
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University of Leeds Event App goes Live

MEETinLEEDS has worked in collaboration with the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies to host a virtual version of the 4th Arabic Linguistics Forum (ALiF 2020), 30th June – 2nd July on the new University of Leeds Event App. ALiF 2020…
Cloth Hall Court

An exciting announcement

We're very pleased to announce that the University has acquired a new city centre conference and meeting venue, Cloth Hall Court. Cloth Hall Court has a very well established reputation as one of the best conference and meeting venues in…
Cloth Hall Court

MEETinLEEDS welcomes Photodynamic Therapy Symposium 2019 to Leeds for the first time

17 December 19: Hosted in Leeds for its very first time, MEETinLEEDS, the conference and events team for the University of Leeds, were proud to welcome the annual Photodynamic Therapy Symposium 2019. This was the sixth international photodynamic…
Advent calendar draw 2019

A Festive Fundraiser for Leeds Mind

This December, the team have been running a festive advent calendar draw with our colleagues across the Facilities Directorate, with all proceeds going to Leeds Mind. Leeds Mind are one of our chosen charity organisations and we have loved hosting…
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Taking home ‘Best Accessibility’ at the Academic Venue Awards

This year marked the third edition of the prestigious Academic Venue Awards, specifically crafted to bring together the best of the industry to share knowledge and highlight excellence that has been achieved over the last 12 months. The Academic Venue…