THEY studied there?! Famous alumni from API’s overseas partner schools

In the third part of this series, we take a look at some of the amazing characters to pass through the hallowed halls of the University of Leeds. It may surprise you to learn that these individuals call Leeds their alma matter:

  • Musician Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits
  • Musician Corinne Bailey Rae
  • Richard Quest – commentator on CNN
  • The Rt. Hon. Jack Straw – former U.K. Home Secretary and also former Foreign Secretary
  • Dr. Piers Sellers – former NASA astronaut
  • J.R.R. Tolkien (Professor of English)

Hello Leeds!

The University of Leeds offers API students an enormous body of courses to choose from – from the fine arts to biological sciences, from international relations to engineering, and much, much more (click here for a full list of available courses).

Leeds also offers a compelling summer program, with courses focusing on British Pop Music, the 2012 London Olympics, English Literature, and English Country Architecture.

Impressed? You should be; but remember, your name could be on this list someday too. Apply today!

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Apr 29, 2021 @ 18:30
👋 Hi everyone! I'm Eryn Fleener a senior at DePaul University in Chicago, studying Early Childhood Education. I studied abroad with API Summer 2019 in Florence, Italy! I will be taking over API Instagram tomorrow, make sure you follow along!
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