Governance & Strategy

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About University Centre Leeds

University Centre Leeds is a member of Luminate Education Group in. The wider group consists of Harrogate College, Keighley College, Leeds City College and Leeds Conservatoire. More information on Luminate Education Group can be found through the button below.

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The Board of Governors

University Centre Leeds Board was established in 2022 as part of the Luminate Education Group governance structure. The objective of the board is to have oversight of the operation of University Centre Leeds and compliance with the Office for Students (OfS) conditions of registration on behalf of the Luminate Group Board. It works closely with Group Board and the Group’s other Boards and Committees to deliver Group priorities. The UCL Board Terms of Reference can be found through the button below.

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Board Recruitment

Taking on a governance role is a hugely rewarding experience, allowing you to use your personal expertise and skills to help shape the future of our region and improve the prospects of our young people.

Governors are recruited from all sections of the community and applications are always welcomed from people of all cultural backgrounds.

If you are proud of your community, passionate about the future of the region, and want to utilise your valuable experience by contributing in a governance role, please get in touch. Email Melanie Halstead, director of governance.

Want to know more?

To find out more about governance at the Luminate Education Group, or to express your interest in a governance role, please contact Melanie Halstead, director of governance, by email at

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