The University of Leeds has been named University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide.

A new report into the UK’s burgeoning alternative finance industry is calling on the Government to underwrite consumers’ investments in the sector in a bid to encourage wider participation.

University of Leeds graduates claimed three gold medals and one silver in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, with one helping set a new world record in the process.

New Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Professor Lisa Roberts and Professor Tom Ward, have each made a short film in which they discuss their roles, and the aims and challenges they expect to face.

The value to the economy of the N8, the eight most research-intensive universities in the North, is almost double that of the entire Premier League, a report reveals today.