Dr Alan Marcus talks to Sir David Attenborough
As a vibrant, multicultural community committed to excellence in teaching and learning the University plays a leading role in:
- Promoting and encouraging involvement in culture, including arts, music, literature, film, history, and science, as an important contribution towards the development of society
- Playing a major part in the cultural life of our local community, and serving as a cultural gateway for the region
- Attracting to the University outstanding people in all areas of culture and science for visits, lectures, performances, and programme
- Activities which increase our knowledge and understanding of our own and other cultures
- Opening up our campus, our treasures and our learning for people from our local and wider communities for a packed annual programme of events
- Inspiring, stimulating and encouraging a younger generation who will become the students, and the leaders, of tomorrow
Activities we offer include festivals that celebrate literature, music, cinema, local culture, traditions and heritage, museums of historic treasures, public lectures which span the full spectrum of academic learning, a growing programme of science events for all the family, and much more.
Whatever your interest and your reason for engaging with us, we hope you find much to inspire you - and to enjoy.