Case studies


  • 17/12/20

    Climate + Culture + Collaboration: a reflection

    Following our successful symposium in February, Monika Antal, Executive Manager at Yorkshire Universities, has written a blog post reflecting on the event and how it shaped her thinking for the rest of 2020. One of the last non-virtual gatherings (remember…

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  • 06/11/20

    Graduate Transitions Report

    On 9 June 2020, representatives from sixteen cultural and higher education institutions across the North participated in a Culture Forum North digital discussion. Graduate Transition was the first step in bringing our members together to explore the potential for greater regional collaboration to provide creative graduate support….

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  • 03/08/20

    Podcasts in partnership

    Exciting ideas are emerging at a time when much face to face activity is on hold. Opera North and the University of Leeds are thinking innovatively about how they can increase public access to learning and creativity. DARE Thinking With Opera  is…

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  • 08/06/20

    Graduate transition 2020

    Increasingly we are seeing articles and reports looking back at the impact of the 2008 financial crisis on those graduating in that year.  Evidence suggests that this continued to impact those who left University in this year for longer than previously…

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Culture Forum North is managed in partnership by the University of Leeds and Opera North.  Its operational home is within the Cultural Institute at the University of Leeds.

Culture Forum North has over sixty partners from across the academic and cultural spectrum in the North.  We welcome new partners who share our ambition to lead cultural thought, learning and  practice through partnership.