Leeds Chinese Student Graduation Afternoon Tea

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Event on: 14 Jul

Date: 14 Jul

Time: 3:00pm — 5:00pm

Leeds City Region China Business Club, the City of Leeds, the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett university are holding a reception for Chinese students and the parents who are graduating from university in Leeds.

This reception will be hosted by the Lord Mayor’s representative who is a former Lord Mayor of Leeds and will take place in the heart of Leeds’ political centre, the Leeds Civic Hall. The Leeds Civic Hall houses the council chamber and the Lord Mayor’s rooms, giving the students the chance to marvel in the architecture of an iconic building in Leeds and to see where governmental decisions are made. The reception will also introduce the students and families to to the economy and the business opportunities of the Leeds City Region.



15:00 Registration and refreshments in the reception area

15:20 Introduction from Karen Murgatroyd – International Relations Manager, Leeds City Council

15:30 Welcome speech from Cllr Judith Elliott representing the Lord Mayor of Leeds

15:40 Ms Claire Mulholland, Senior International Marketing Manager, University of Leeds

15:50 Mr Andrew P Disbury, Director of the International Office, Leeds Beckett University

16:00 Ms Liz Cashon – Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

16:20 Tour of the council chamber led by the Sergeant-at-Mace

16:50 Photography and gifts

17:00 Event finishes