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

Campus Facts

  1. 1University of the Year | The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
  2. 2A top 100 university
  3. 3Member of the Russell Group
  4. 4Twice winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize
  1. 5Top 10 in the UK for research power
  2. 6We have been awarded 22 National Teaching Fellowships
  3. 790% of final year Leeds students said they were either satisfied or very satisfied with the overall quality of their course in the 2016 National Student Survey.
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