University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

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University of Leeds - Overview & Background

Founder King Edward VII.
University Type Public Research University
University Motto And knowledge will be increased
University City Leeds, West Yorkshire
Acceptance Rate 77%
Employment Rate 87.9%
Faculty to Student Ratio 1:15.8
Endowment     £90.5 million
Campus Size 100 acres
Official Website Link University of Leeds, West Yorkshire
Contact Details +44 113 243 1751


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USPs of the University

  • list items The university has a gold medal in Teaching Excellence Framework. 
  • list items One of the top research-intensive universities  and a part of the Russell Group 
  • list items Opportunity to study discovery modules
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    Jobs and Placements

  • list items Employment Rates of Graduates -  87.2% of Business School graduates are in graduate-level employment, further study or a combination of the two six months after leaving University
  • list items Top Recruiters -  Accenture, L’Oréal, M&S, KPMG, IBM, Unilever, Apple, Dell, Ernst & Young, HSBC, IBM, NHS, and TomTom
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    Infrastructural Facilities

    The university houses a Childcare Centre, Swimming pool, and fitness center, The Edward Boyle Library that houses numerous archives, rare books, and some objects in its Special Collections ranging from 2,500 BC to the 21st century. 



    Accommodation Option Names - Blenheim Point

  • list items Number of  Rooms - 180 ROOMS
  • list items Cost of Rooms - £139 - £144 PER WEEK
  • Accommodation Option Names - Grayson Heights

  • list items Number of Rooms - 110 ROOMS
  • list items Cost of Rooms - £101 - £110 PER WEEK
  • Accommodation Option Names - Royal Park Flats

  • list items Number of Rooms - 112 ROOMS
  • list items Cost of Rooms - £105 PER WEEK
  • Accommodation Option Names - St Marks Residence

  • list items Number of Rooms - 526 ROOMS
  • list items Cost of Rooms - £139 - £144 PER WEEK
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    Notable Alumni

    Some famous alumni from University of Leeds include:

  • list items Mark Byford, deputy Director-General of the BBC (LLB in Law, 1979)[9]Kay Mellor, television actress and scriptwriter (attended Bretton Hall, 1983)
  • list items Hannah New, English model and actress
  • list items Irwin Bellow, Baron Bellwin, former Conservative Minister of State for the Environment (LLB in Law)
  • list items Nick Brownlee, Crime thriller writer
  • list items Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, Vice Chancellor of the University of the Punjab
  • list items Piers Sellers, NASA astronaut (Biometeorology, 1981)
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    University of Leeds Location

  • list items Bus Services - During the day buses run past the University up to every three minutes and all services go into the city centre for easy access to the city bus station or train station. Services- 1, 6, 28, and 97 are between the University and Headingley, and service 1 operates until 3 am from Monday to Saturday. 
  • list items Train Services - Leeds railway station connects the university with all major UK cities and has a fast and efficient London service.
  • list items Nearest Airport - Leeds Bradford Airport is around 12 kilometers from the centre of Leeds.
  • list items Nearest Hospital - Leeds General Infirmary; Leeds General Infirmary - Clarendon Wing; Leeds Children's Hospital
  • list items Recreational Sites - University’s facilities include sport and fitness center The Edge, the Stanley, and Audrey Burton Art Gallery, the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, the Library Special Collections and the Michael Marks Building which houses the Marks and Spencer Company Archive
  • University of Leeds Map Location

    Address - University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK.