Celebrating the University's 'Women of Achievement 2013': Ella Jakubowska, undergraduate student, School of English.
Ella, now a fourth year student in the School of English was named as the TARGETjobs Female Undergraduate of the Year in 2013, beating over 1,000 applicants to win a work placement with Rolls Royce. Ella worked in customer management, spending some of her time in China. She has since been offered a place on Rolls Royce's graduate scheme.
Ella had previously taken the opportunity to spend a year studying in Montreal. Whilst in Leeds she has been involved in volunteering, running a drama class for disadvantaged children in a local after-school centre.