University of Leeds


The University, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK. We 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. Be part of a prestigious, research-intensive Russell Group university. Here you’ll gain skills that will be invaluable to you, personally and professionally. Take part in research, tailor your experience with discovery modules and take advantage of life-changing opportunities. We’re top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2021.

Here you’ll have an exceptional student experience. Study among experts who share your passion for your subject. Research will be at the heart of your studies and you’ll hear about new discoveries as they’re happening. Make an impact, and learn how to define problems and find the answers. We were awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the highest award possible, reflecting the quality of our teaching.




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Keir Starmer