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Leeds Trinity appoints Emily Timson as Director of Graduate Outcomes and Enterprise

Leeds Trinity University has appointed Emily Timson as its Director of Graduate Outcomes and Enterprise.

Emily joined the University in February 2022 and will be responsible for ensuring the high-quality provision of student opportunities, including placements, and excellent graduate employment outcomes, working with academic colleagues and employer partners.

Emily joins Leeds Trinity from the University of Leeds where she was Deputy Head of Student Placements, leading on the delivery of a significant institution-wide programme of opportunities including the implementation of a university-wide system to manage placements, placement policy and procedures for the management of work-based learning. Prior to this, she held the role of Employability and Business Development Manager.

Emily has worked in higher education for 15 years and is currently Vice-Chair of ASET – the Work-Based and Placement Learning Association.

Emily said: “I am proud to be joining Leeds Trinity University, an institution which is passionate about providing its students and graduates with the best possible opportunities, at a time of significant growth as part of its Strategic Plan 2021-26. I am looking forward to building on the work that has already been implemented and playing a key part in Leeds Trinity’s ambitions to deliver outstanding graduate outcomes.

“I am excited to develop and grow strong employer partnerships that support student employability and regional growth, as well as working with colleagues to further embed employability and careers support in the curriculum to benefit all our students.”

Professor Catherine O’Connor, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education and Experience, said: “I am delighted to welcome Emily Timson as Director of Graduate Outcomes and Enterprise – a key role that is vital to achieving the best possible employment outcomes for graduates at Leeds Trinity University.

“As a career-led university, we are committed to meeting the needs of all our students and ensuring that they have the opportunity to build their skills and networks during their time at Leeds Trinity to benefit their future careers. I look forward to working together with Emily and her teams to support our students to make a difference in the Leeds City Region and beyond.”

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