The University, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK. We are a world top 100 university and are renowned globally for the quality of our teaching and research.

The strength of our academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines we cover, provides a wealth of opportunities and has real impact on the world in cultural, economic and societal ways.

The University strives to achieve academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by our values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.  

Heritage

A rich history spanning more than a century

Heritage

Governance

Governance

Values and responsibility

Our values are at the heart of everything we do

Values and responsibility

Term dates

Term dates

Faculties

Faculties

Annual review 2015 — 2016

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University of the Year 2017

The University of Leeds has been named University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide. Chosen by a distinguished panel, the Guide showcases the excellent student experience at Leeds.


University facts

  1. 1A top 100 university
  2. 2Member of the Russell Group
  3. 3Twice winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize
  4. 4Top 10 in the UK for research power
  1. 520 of our academics have won National Teaching Fellowships
  2. 690% of final year students rated their course as intellectually stimulating in the 2014 National Student Survey
  3. 7We have launched a joint school with China's Southwest Jiaotong University to deliver world-class teaching and research