Media and Communications

Successful study of the media at A Level involves engaging critically with media – as industries as well as texts. In this study day, students will have an opportunity to think critically about current issues raised by the media industries. David Hesmondhalgh, a ‘key theorist’ on the A Level Media Studies syllabus, and a Professor…
This taster session will outline what it means to be a ‘Citizen Journalist’ in the digital age, and what it is that might motivate an individual to take up this role. Students will be asked to question the trustworthiness and reliability of mainstream media news, and to compare these dominant news forms with everyday citizens’…
Film & Media teachers are invited to attend a seminar given by Professor Helen Wood of Lancaster University, details to be confirmed. Following on from the seminar, the School of Media will invite teachers to attend the network meeting where they will launch the details of the 2020 KS5 event. Drinks & nibbles will be…
The ‘Leeds Loves’ Project offers free talks and workshops designed to inspire and encourage progress in the Arts and Humanities. Talks are delivered in schools by our specially trained Student Ambassadors, are offered in a range of subjects and are available to students in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. All sessions are interactive and…
Ever wondered how teachers, politicians, presenters and actors manage to address an audience with such ease?  Ever struggled to put your ideas across on paper or compose your thoughts before expressing yourself? Led by academics who are experts in their fields, Make Yourself Heard will get your students thinking about how they communicate and develop…
Successful A-Level Media study involves engaging critically with the media – as products and as texts. This mini study-day will provide students with the chance to engage with two important critical frameworks: the construction and performance of gender and the media industries. Students will experience two university lectures and a more hands on session where…
Take part in our Discover ARTiculation Challenge competition! Students are invited to take part in the first round of this competition by submitting a short film of themselves speaking about a piece of art or architecture. From this first round eight Finalists will be selected to take part in a live Final on campus in…
Our Media Teacher network provides a space for local media/film teachers to share ideas and help us to create activity that supports their teaching. Our first meeting will be held on the Wednesday 28th November 2019 at 16:00-17:30 at the University of Leeds. Drinks and nibbles will be provided. To confirm your attendance, please email a.peel1@leeds.ac.uk.