The University of Leeds

4.6
Ranked
1st of 169 in Universities
City/Town - Leeds
Nightlife
Accommodation
Clubs & Societies
Freshers' Week

Nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire moors and home to a massive 31,906 students, the University of Leeds is renowned globally for its excellence in teaching and research. A Russell Group university, Leeds has consistently been voted in the top 10 universities by the likes of The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and the Guardian University Guide 2019. Claiming the top spot in 2017, a national student survey found that 89% of final year Leeds students said that they were either satisfied or very satisfied with the overall quality of their course that very same year.

Nightlife

Leeds boasts a buzzing nightlife, which ranges from clubs and bars to theatres and restaurants. With a diverse, LGBT-friendly range of options to pick from, there's something for everyone in Leeds. Popular pedestrianised areas such as Call Lane and Greek Street allow for a safe zone to party the night away.

Halls of residence

With over 23 halls of residences to choose from, Leeds students get to pick from a wide range of locations. Studio flats, gender preferences and dietary requirements are all taken into account to ensure that each student has the best experience possible.

Clubs and societies

The university offers students the choice between over 300 clubs and societies including the infamous "Stitch 'n' Bitch" and the ever-increasingly popular Quidditch. The clubs and societies range from academic, cultural, religious, sports, volunteering, political, outdoor and arts, ensuring everyone at Leeds finds something they love.

Location

Having campus just a 10-minute walk away from the City Centre, students are able to enjoy a shopping centre, a cinema and a range of restaurants when they need a break from studying.

(Source: Wikimedia)

Freshers' Week

Every year, Leeds University warmly welcomes new students to a buzzing Freshers fair complete with induction classes, welcome events, an introduction to clubs and societies, and the chance to explore the vibrant city.

Download the only student led prospectus

Our unique prospectus is generated from reviews by students just like you, so you can see what the is really like to study at!

This field is required
This field is required
Please enter a valid email address
This field is required
This field is required

Would you like to join the Student Hut Panel?

To find out what personal data we collect and how we use it, please visit our Privacy Policy. By downloading a prospectus, you have agreed to abide by our Terms and Conditions. If you have any queries, please contact [email protected]

logo
TEF Gold
The University of Leeds delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.
Student Population
34420
Female / Male Students
60% Female
40% Male
Full / Part Students
93% Full Time
7% Part Time
International Students
76% Domestic
24% International
Stats from HESA

Need help choosing a degree?

Use our quiz to help give ideas for what degree is for you.

Take our Quiz

The University of Leeds Reviews

4.6
Ranked
1st in Towns / Cities
Transport
Nights Out
Shopping
Eating Out
Value for Money
Entertainment

Latest Reviews

23 November 2018

Great campus, the historical buildings gives it a great feel and great student experience. They give great support education wise and mental health wise.

23 November 2018

Huge campus with many different buildings for different areas of study. Modern and updated facilities and two fantastic libraries containing thousands of books relevant to a wide variety of courses.

Browse Reviews
267 more Reviews

Location

The University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
LS2 9JT
United Kingdom