The University of Leeds

4.1 from 1626 ratings
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4/354 Universities
Location: 
4.6 / 148 reviews
Party Vibe: 
4.6 / 148 reviews
Halls of Residence: 
3.9 / 262 reviews
Clubs & Societies: 
4.8 / 52 reviews
Freshers' Week: 
4.0 / 23 reviews

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Clubs & Societies
Top 5 University for Clubs & Societies
Overall Rating
Top 5 University
Location
Top 10 University for Location
Halls of Residence
Top 20 University for Halls of Residence
Party Vibe
Top 20 University for Party Vibe

Overview

Nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire moors and home to a massive 31,906 students, the University of Leeds is renowned globally for its excellence in teaching and research. A Russell Group university, Leeds has consistently been voted in the top 10 universities by the likes of The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and the Guardian University Guide 2019. Claiming the top spot in 2017, a national student survey found that 89% of final year Leeds students said that they were either satisfied or very satisfied with the overall quality of their course that very same year.

Nightlife

Leeds boasts a buzzing nightlife, which ranges from clubs and bars to theatres and restaurants. With a diverse, LGBT-friendly range of options to pick from, there’s something for everyone in Leeds. Popular pedestrianised areas such as Call Lane and Greek Street allow for a safe zone to party the night away.

Halls of residence

With over 23 halls of residences to choose from, Leeds students get to pick from a wide range of locations. Studio flats, gender preferences and dietary requirements are all taken into account to ensure that each student has the best experience possible.

 

Clubs and societies

The university offers students the choice between over 300 clubs and societies including the infamous ‘Stitch ‘n’ Bitch’ and the ever-increasingly popular Quidditch. The clubs and societies range from academic, cultural, religious, sports, volunteering, political, outdoor and arts, ensuring everyone at Leeds finds something they love.

Location

Having campus just a 10-minute walk away from the City Centre, students are able to enjoy a shopping centre, a cinema and a range of restaurants when they need a break from studying.

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Freshers’ Week

Every year, Leeds University warmly welcomes new students to a buzzing Freshers fair complete with induction classes, welcome events, an introduction to clubs and societies, and the chance to explore the vibrant city.

  • Total Students
    30,975
  • Male / Female Students
    61% Female 39% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    88% Full Time 12% Part Time
  • International Students
    19% International 81% UK

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The University of Leeds Reviews

4.1 / 1626 reviews
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    201
  • 2 Stars
    63
  • 1 Star
    25
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27th January 2018
Everything is relatively close on campus so not much walking from lecture to lecture. Student union is great with many bars for socialising.
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15th February 2018
The campus is really well layed out and feels really big but it doesn’t actually take too long to get from one side to the other. The facilities are excellent with constant improvements being made to them. Everything is well organised and there’s never been a time where I haven’t been given information on what I was supposed to be doing.
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Rankings

Rank City Student Rating
1 Newcastle
4.7 / 117 reviews
2 Liverpool
4.6 / 156 reviews
3 Sheffield
4.6 / 232 reviews
4 Manchester
4.6 / 196 reviews
5 Leeds
4.6 / 148 reviews
6 Brighton
4.6 / 163 reviews
7 London
4.4 / 842 reviews
8 Glasgow
4.5 / 137 reviews
9 Bristol
4.5 / 154 reviews
10 Cardiff
4.5 / 113 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 Central Village
4.2 / 28 reviews
2 James Baillie Park
4.1 / 30 reviews
3 Devonshire Hall
4.0 / 26 reviews
4 Henry Prince Residences
4.1 / 17 reviews
5 CitySide
4.3 / 11 reviews
6 Leodis Residences
3.9 / 18 reviews
7 Charles Morris Hall
3.9 / 15 reviews
8 Lupton Residences
3.6 / 26 reviews
9 The Tannery
3.7 / 18 reviews
10 Montague Burton
3.9 / 12 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Rugby Union
5.0 / 4 reviews
2 Cross Country
5.0 / 3 reviews
3 Badminton
4.7 / 3 reviews
4 Boxing
5.0 / 2 reviews
5 Freestyle
5.0 / 2 reviews
6 History
5.0 / 2 reviews
7 Music
5.0 / 2 reviews
8 Netball
5.0 / 2 reviews
9 Bollywood Dance
4.5 / 2 reviews
10 Action
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 Brudenell Social Club
4.8 / 28 reviews
2 Wire
4.7 / 21 reviews
3 Club Mission
4.5 / 38 reviews
4 The Hifi Club
4.5 / 31 reviews
5 Canal Mills
4.4 / 38 reviews
6 Pryzm (Leeds)
4.2 / 73 reviews
7 Old Bar
4.7 / 16 reviews
8 The Bierkeller
4.5 / 20 reviews
9 Headrow House
4.6 / 14 reviews
10 Mint Warehouse
4.4 / 21 reviews
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Rank Freshers' Week Student Rating
1 Leeds, University of
4.0 / 23 reviews
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Location Details

The University of Leeds
Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT
United Kingdom
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