University of Leeds

History

  • Leeds traces its roots as far back as 1831.
  • Awarded a charter by Edward VII in 1904, Leeds is now one of the largest universities in the UK.
  • It is a member of the Russell Group of research intensive universities. 
  • Leeds is ranked in the top 10 for research power in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

Location and Transport

  • Located at the centre of the UK and enjoying excellent transport links, Leeds is well connected to the rest of the UK by affordable, frequent and extensive coach and rail services.
  • You can reach London in around two hours and Edinburgh is just three hours away by train.
  • Leeds Bradford Airport provides regular flights to major international destinations.