Yu Huang wins place on student leadership programme in New York

We are delighted to announce that BA Fashion Marketing student, Yu Huang, has won a place on the Leeds to New York student leadership programme.

We Huang is one of 15 undergraduate students at the University selected to travel to New York this week.

Supported by The Footsteps Fund, the programme is now in its second year and is a partnership between the University, Leeds City Council, community leaders, Common Purpose and our North American alumni. It combines theory, innovative practice and hands-on experience with 7 days of intensive workshops and events.

Huang will be exploring key leadership challenges faced in business, community and culture. Engaging with University alumni in New York, she will be learning about leadership in a range of sectors and cultures, developing her leadership, communication, presentation and networking skills.

Watch out for more updates from the students on social media with the hashtag #LeedsToNewYork.