Making a difference to the world
We are committed to making a difference to the world we live in. We are an outstanding research university, carrying out world-changing research and innovation through international collaboration to maximise global impact.
We aim to provide an outstanding education to attract, excite and retain high-quality students from diverse backgrounds, and equip them to succeed in a competitive global employment market.
Our global research
Read researcher Saul Phiri's inspiring story after an ambitious University of Leeds project transformed his future.
Can a network of collaborations help research make a greater impact? Dr Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso from the School of Biology explains how.
By looking at the whole water system, from extreme weather to processing waste, researchers in the UK, Colombia, Ethiopia, India and Malaysia are finding ways to tackle risks to water security.
A research network is connecting and empowering researchers across Africa for sustainable change in African food systems.
Lea Berrang Ford, Professor of Climate and Health at the Priestley International Centre for Climate, explains why reducing carbon emissions is only part of the answer to climate change.
How can communities adapt to extreme weather events while safely sourcing seafood? A new climate-smart collaboration holds the answer.
Visiting researcher, Dr Oluwapelumi Adeyemi, used his University of Leeds connections to establish a new diagnostic laboratory that has carried out over 1,100 COVID-19 tests in Nigeria.
Facts and figures
Top 75 We’re ranked in the top 75 universities in the world
Top 20 university in the world for sustainability
300 study abroad partners
Partner with us
The International Office team provides support to the University in developing and maintaining partnerships. If you would like to partner with the university, phone phone the International Office on +44 (0)113 343 1153 or email the International Office team via email@example.com.