Students, staff and stakeholders

At Leeds City College, we aim for all of our students, staff and stakeholders to feel included, welcomed and able to give feedback. It’s vital that we listen to your thoughts and ideas so we can continue to drive positive change across the college.

Engagement is exactly that, it’s a two-way communication between the college and our students, staff and stakeholders to provide you with the opportunity to have an input and for us to improve based on feedback.

Communication, consultation and representation are just some elements of engagement, but there are plenty of other platforms and methods for this to occur at Leeds City College including: 


  • Student voice email and online feedback system
  • Students’ union meetings
  • Representation at campus management meetings
  • Course representative meetings
  • Frequent student surveys
  • Focus groups
  • Students’ union president attendance at Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and governor meetings
  • Attending impact assessment meetings
  • Representation at cross-college meetings such as task groups and the Equality & Diversity committee
  • Student governors
  • Student conferences
  • Student parliament meetings (chaired by a college governor)
  • Student engagement activities at all campuses
  • College student magazine ‘Extrovert’ produced by the student body
  • Student suggestion scheme
  • Student intranet
  • Competitions and national awareness campaigns
  • College online social networking


  • Induction sessions for all new staff starters
  • The staff intranet
  • Principal’s weekly blog
  • Monthly joint consultative committee to engage with staff through unions
  • Staff surveys including an annual staff satisfaction survey
  • Committees including Health & Safety and Equality & Diversity
  • Campus management meetings
  • Staff governors
  • Staff awards (under review)
  • Staff suggestions scheme/Ask the principal email address
  • ELT staff briefings (Q&A)
  • All staff emails
  • Campus staff emails
  • Internal communications staff campaigns
  • Departmental blogs
  • Staff development days/conferences/in-house training
  • Learning First online update
  • Communities of Professional Practice (CoPPs)/Google+ communities
  • College online social networking

Other ways to give feedback

Learner View – Where students can tell Ofsted what they think about their education and skills provider.

Parent View – Where parents can tell Ofsted what they think about their child’s education and skills provider.

Employer View – Where employers can tell Ofsted what they think about an education and skills provider.

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