Working in partnership with the School of English
Working in partnership
We work closely with partner organisations across a wide range of sectors, allowing you to benefit from industry expertise and real-world experience. Our relationships with different organisations encourage us to challenge, embrace and develop the opportunities and work of our staff and students.
Writing Back is an award-winning project tackling loneliness and social isolation through its pioneering letter-writing scheme.
Undergraduate and postgraduate students are paired with older local residents as pen pals to encourage cross-generational communication and foster lasting friendships, using local archives for inspiration.
The Poetry Centre is a dynamic hub for research, teaching, and public engagement. Based in our School, the Centre brings together staff members from across the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures and draws on the University's strength and heritage in creative writing to create a unique creative environment.
Our School houses the editorial offices of Stand magazine, which publishes poetry, creative prose, and criticism, and several of our staff members are involved in its production. You can learn about Stand's history in this Special Collections Research Spotlight.