Organisational Development and Professional Learning (OD&PL)

We work in partnership with colleagues across our University to provide a wide range of  services.

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LinkedIn Learning

Students and staff at Leeds have a free LinkedIn Learning account which provides access to over 16,000 courses for personal and professional development.


New Staff Welcome Events and Induction Checklist

Information and guidance for new colleagues joining our university community, including upcoming welcome events and the induction checklist.

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University House

Training and Events

The University offers many great opportunities for training, developing personal interests and physical exercise, as well as our extensive libraries and galleries.

Training and events

Our Development and Learning Provision

OD&PL provides flexible services that are timely, effective, relevant, accessible and support the University's strategic imperatives. We are committed to developing the skills and confidence that enable staff and postgraduate researchers to contribute effectively to the success of our University. OD&PL provides a range of services in the following areas. Please visit the links below which will take you to the respective OD&PL websites.

Personal and career development opportunities and support for all staff.
All Staff Webpages
Digital development and digital literacy for learning and working in the University.
Digital Practice Website
Leadership development opportunities, resources, and information.
Leadership Webpages
Management development, support, and resources.
Management Webpages
Promoting a postive and inclusive research culture to produce research excellence.
Researcher Support Website
Developing, sharing, recognising and rewarding effective practice.
Student Education Website

Quick Links

Information and guidance for new staff joining our University, including links to upcoming welcome events, and the University induction checklist.
Visit New Staff Page
Students and staff at Leeds have free access to all LinkedIn Learning courses to develop their skills and support personal and career development.
Visit our LinkedIn Learning page
This guidance helps colleagues to understand belonging at Leeds and how we can contribute to this crucial aspect of our student's time at Leeds.
Visit Belonging at Leeds pages

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Applications are now open for our University of Leeds Teaching Awards 2022.  The awards celebrate excellent practice in student education and...


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Further dates of OD&PL’s leadership development programmes are now available to apply for in 2022.  The programmes (Discovering your Leadership,...


If you’re thinking about setting new resolutions or goals in 2022 but not sure where to start, or how to...


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