University of Leeds

Investing in Knowledge and Opportunity

Established in 1904, the University of Leeds offers one of the widest range of courses in the UK with over 500 undergraduate degree programmes to choose from, many of which have work placement opportunities.

Key Facts/Academic Strengths

  • Ranked 93rd in world and 16th in the UK (QS World University Rankings, 2019)
  • In the Top 10 UK universities most targeted by graduate recruiters (High Fliers Research, The Graduate Market 2019)
  • Ranked 3rd in the UK in the 2018 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey

  • Named University of the Year 2017 ( The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017)

Facilities

  • £2 million invested in a new state of the art lecture capture and multi-media management system providing video and audio access to lectures and other teaching activities
  • Award winning Students’ Union, home to 300 clubs and societies
  • 4 libraries on campus with 3 million printed books and a wide range of on-line materials available via the Virtual Learning Environment
  • Outstanding sports facilities with sports hall, swimming pool and fitness suites – chosen as the location for the Chinese Olympic Team’s training camp for the London 2012 Games

International Student Community

A dedicated International Student Office is available throughout the year to offer students help and advice on a range of issues from immigration to opening a bank account. An Ambassadors Scheme is there to give prospective students the opportunity to talk to current students about their experiences.

Location

The University of Leeds is a single site campus, just 10 minutes walk from Leeds city centre. Leeds is the fastest growing financial centre in the UK outside of London, a major shopping destination and a centre for entertainment and the arts. The city is served by its own international airport and is centrally located, only two hours by train from London.  

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