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University of Leeds - UK

Woodhouse Lane,Leeds,England,LS2 9JT


Year Of Estabishment

1904

Staff

5,000 (approx)

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent

Accomodation

Yes

College Address

Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom

College website

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/

College Contact

+44 (113) 243 1751
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Public

Scholarship
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Profile Dependent

No.of students
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30,000-34,999 (approx)

Intake
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Sep/Oct

Overview

Overview

University of Leeds is a public university established in year 1904. It is located in an urban area of city Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. This university runs on the motto ?And Knowledge will be increased?.

According to Academic Ranking of World Universities this university has been ranked in between #9-17 nationally and in between #11-150 worldwide in year 2014. QS World rankings have ranked University of Leeds on #18 nationally and on #97 globally in year 2014/15. Times Higher Education World University Rankings has ranked this university on #21 nationally and on #146 worldwide in year 2014/15. University of Leeds has been ranked by Complete on #19, The Guardian has ranked it on #23 and Times/Sunday Times has ranked it on #17 nationally in year 2015/16.

The university is affiliated to Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of MBAs, Conceive Design Implement Operate (CDIO), European Quality Improvement System, European University Association, N8 Group, Russell Group, Santander Network, Universities United Kingdom, and The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, Worldwide Universities Network and White Rose University Consortium. The chancellor of this university is Melvyn Bragg and vice-chancellor is Sir Alan Langlands.   

Campus

University?s main campus is located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England and its campus is expanded over 1,230 acres. University has the Parkinson Building which is a landmark for the university graded II as art deco building and campanile in city of Leeds, it is 17th tallest building in the city. The Great Hall building is the most prominent building of this university serving as university?s library. Maurice Keyworth Building is the business school of the university.

Schools

University of Leeds has various schools, some of them are:

  • School of Arts
  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Social Science
  • School of Law
  • School of Environment
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Mathematics
  • School of Medicine & Health
  • School of Performance, Visual Arts and Communication

Departments

This university has a wide range of departments:

  • Architecture
  • Art & Design
  • Bio Sciences & Biotechnology
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Economics & Commerce (B Com/H)
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Fashion
  • Healthcare
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Linguistics (English Lit. & Hons)
  • Music & Dance
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Sports

Teaching Standards

University of Leeds has been ranked by QS World rankings on #97, Times Higher has ranked it on #146, Guardian has ranked it on #34 and The Times has ranked the university on #29 in year 2014. This university has facilitated the students with world class faculty members who are highly qualified and very well experienced.

Courses

The university provides a wide range of courses and various departments for supporting them. University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in various subjects. Some of the Courses University offers are:

  • Fashion
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Bio Sciences & Biotechnology
  • Law
  • Healthcare

Student Facilities

University Refectory is university?s main canteen which serves various hot and cold foods. Leeds has one of the largest music venues which have the capacity of 2,100 persons for live events.  The students union of this university is nationally affiliated to National Union of Students. Leeds also publishes its own student newspaper named Leeds Students published every Friday, a radio station named Leeds Student Ratio broadcasted on university?s website from 9am-12am and Leeds Student television telecast every Wednesday 2pm and it also streams live online. University has a very strong reputation in sports as they have over 20 athletes providing funds and coaching.

Accommodation

University offers catered or self-catered rooms which are reserved for first year undergraduates, postgraduates, international students, staff members and international students. The university campus has four halls of residence on campus Charles Morris Hall, Lydonn Hall, Henry Price Building and Ellerise Hall offering self-catering accommodation.

Notable Scholarship

Leeds University has various notable alumni, some of them are:

  • Paul Dacre, editor of the Daily Mail (English, 1970)
  • Gavin Esler, Newsnight anchor (MA Anglo-Irish Literature, 1975)
  • Polly Evans, television presenter South East Today (English & Theatre, 1990s)
  • Jenni Falconer, television presenter (Student, Spanish and Italian, 1990s)
  • Katie White, singer and guitarist of The Ting Tings
  • Joanne Yeoh, Malaysian violinist (Music, 1999)
  • Christopher Mercer, aka Rusko, notable dubstep producer
  • Richard Hoggart, sociologist and author of The Uses of Literacy (English, 1939)
  • Simon Lee, businessman, Chief Executive of RSA Insurance Group (English and French)
  • Abdullah O. Nasseef, Saudi geologist, chemist and politician

Scholarship

Scholarships help the students to study further with more enthusiasm. Scholarships are provided to the students based on merit and on their financial conditions. This university offers over 34 various programs of scholarships.

  

 

 

 

Courses Offered

Arabic and Chinese BA (Hons)

Bachelors | Full Time (5 years)

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Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence MEng (Hons)

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Thai Studies and Theatre and Performance BA (Hons)

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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Climate Change and Environmental Policy MSc

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European Studies and Italian (A) BA (Hons)

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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Arabic and Portuguese BA (Hons)

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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