From local roots to a highly regarded international institution, our history spans over 100 years.
Find out about the University's governance structure and exempt charity status.
The University's values are an integral part of our strategy and guide our decisions and how we work together.
Meet our senior management team responsible for the day-to-day running of the University.
Louise talks about her role and what she hopes the University will achieve in terms of sustainability over the next few years.
Anna tells us about her seven years working at the Yorkshire house, where she says there is no such thing as a typical day.
Professor Michael Arthur is internationally renowned for his contribution to education and to medical research.
He is Commissioner for the US-UK Fulbright Commission, Deputy Chair of the World Universities Network and Vice-President of the British Liver Trust. He also chaired the Russell Group of elite UK universities for three years until stepping down in August 2012.
Professor Arthur joined the University in 2004. Since then, he has initiated a new strategy and inspired colleagues and students with his vision of gaining a place in the world's top 50 universities by 2015.
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