News / 05 Dec 2023

Skin set to stay as Leeds Arts University Chancellor

Leeds Arts University’s Chancellor Skin, has accepted another three years in the role.

Skin, who is an acclaimed DJ, fashion icon, actress, activist and lead singer of multi-million selling rock band, Skunk Anansie, became the first Chancellor of Leeds Arts University in 2021.

During her time in the role Skin has visited the University to work with students, listening to them perform and providing invaluable feedback, as well as providing inspiration to graduating students at the University’s graduation ceremonies.

“I am absolutely delighted to continue my role as Chancellor of Leeds Arts University for another three years. Each time I have visited the University I’ve been so impressed with the creative talent of the students. It is such a privilege to support their journey, and I hope to spend more time getting involved with projects and live briefs to witness these talented students excel first-hand. With four new courses starting in 2024, the University has an exciting future ahead, allowing an even more diverse range of students to embrace their individual talents. I am thrilled to be a part of their future creative success.”

Skin, Chancellor

“It is our great pleasure to announce that Skin is remaining in her role as Leeds Arts University’s Chancellor. Skin has an ongoing relationship with the University, and her visits are always an inspiration to all our students with her background spanning many areas of the creative industries including music, fashion and art.”

Professor Simone Wonnacott, Vice-Chancellor

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