A major arts partnership is being cemented in West Yorkshire with a key new appointment.

The University has launched a new version of the main external website www.leeds.ac.uk, which has been re-developed following extensive research and testing with user groups.

The University of Leeds has been named runner-up for the University of the Year award in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

Renowned writer, broadcaster and University of Leeds Chancellor Melvyn Bragg returns to the city next month to chair a free public event about the future of books.

The University of Leeds has been shortlisted for three national awards, recognised as the ‘oscars’ of the higher education sector.