Today, with 100 days to go until the city of Leeds submits its bid to be European Capital of Culture in 2023, the University is backing a campaign encouraging people to pledge their support.

Thirteen people will be presented with honorary degrees this year, recognising their achievements in a wide array of fields.

The University of Leeds has achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest award possible.

The University of Leeds has moved up two places in this year's Guardian University Guide, retaining its position in the top 20.

The Royal Society has elected Professor of Engineering Anne Neville to its fellowship, in recognition of her substantial contribution to the field of corrosion and tribology research.