About Mercy...

Mercy Okusun is a postgraduate student (M.A. in Public Relations and Strategic Communication) at Leeds Beckett University. Her diverse cultural background, being half Nigerian and half Ghanaian, has instilled in her a deep appreciation for the power of communication to bridge differences and bring people together.

Her passion for generating creative ideas, combined with her curious nature, has allowed her to bring fresh perspectives to complex problems. As an avid reader and a lover of written communication, she enjoys engaging with others and building meaningful relationships.

As a postgraduate student, she is invested in honing her skills in digital communication, communication consulting, and brand management. Outside of her academic and professional pursuits, she loves trying out healthy food recipes, experiencing a new culture, and meeting new people.

Session overview: The Floor is Lava - Student Stories

In today’s volatile and unpredictable epoch, you’d be forgiven for thinking that graduates’ bright futures are simply the light reflecting off lava. Y’know, because the world is burning and all. Step forward these scrappy young students, who have travelled *thousands of miles to study PR and Communications in Leeds. 

 Join our effervescent host Teela Clayton as she probes them about their academic journey, issues in the industry and whether Elon Musk is 100% a d*ck. 

 *Carla’s travelled about 5 miles from Cas.