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Ranking
8/355
Overall Rating
4.1 out of 5 stars based on 1510 reviews
4.1 / 1510 reviews
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Halls of Residence
3.9 out of 5 stars based on 159 reviews
3.9 / 159 reviews
Location
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 57 reviews
4.6 / 57 reviews
Clubs & Societies
4.8 out of 5 stars based on 44 reviews
4.8 / 44 reviews
Party Vibe
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 57 reviews
4.6 / 57 reviews
Freshers' Week
4.2 out of 5 stars based on 56 reviews
4.2 / 56 reviews

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.

 
 
 
 

Student Stats

Number of students30975
Male : Female39 : 61
Fulltime : Part time88 : 12
UK :International81 : 19

Awards

Top 10 university
Top 10 university for Halls of Residence
Top 5 university for Clubs & Societies
Top 10 university for Party Vibe
Top 10 university for Freshers' Week

The University of Leeds Reviews

4.1 out of 5 stars based on 1510 reviews
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4 Stars
660
3 Stars
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2 Stars
63
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25
Campus/University buildings
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 81 reviews
Learning facilities
4.4 out of 5 stars based on 81 reviews
Sports facilities
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 81 reviews
Student Union
4.7 out of 5 stars based on 81 reviews
Careers service
4.1 out of 5 stars based on 81 reviews
Organisation
4.1 out of 5 stars based on 81 reviews
Inclusivity
4.3 out of 5 stars based on 45 reviews
Health and Wellbeing services
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 54 reviews
Support for international students
4.7 out of 5 stars based on 24 reviews
Support and facilities for disabled students
4.3 out of 5 stars based on 41 reviews
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

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20th March 2018
Good range of joint honours courses, good quality of lecture record, good range of careers events. Feel like I am getting my money’s worth. Really like the goals of the university in terms of the future and sustainability.
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18th March 2018
Very nice campus with lovely staff and facilities. Only downside is that in the weekend, the library and shops in the union open later.
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Course module review - Portuguese Language for Beginners 1A, 11/03/2017

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This is a first year module and was split into two halves; grammar and vocabulary/aural classes. I did find that by the end of first year despite knowing lots of grammar, my speaking was very poor. Classes weren't huge but even with 20 people or so it is very difficult to get one on one time with the teacher to speak.
I did however find that I was amazed at how far I'd come in a year with written Portuguese. I built up a good base of vocabulary and was able to write well because I knew the grammar.

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Course module review - Basic Japanese Language 1, 11/03/2017

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This is the core module when you study straight Japanese; it is great the way that they tackle things from the beginning. It gives you a great foundation to start on when you have never learnt it before, or even if you have learnt a little bit. The regular vocabulary and kanji tests are very useful (although they do require you to work hard) because it means you are picking up things along the way, and sometimes you don't even notice it!

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1 James Baillie Park
4.3 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews
4.3 / 17 reviews
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4.1 out of 5 stars based on 18 reviews
4.1 / 18 reviews
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4.1 out of 5 stars based on 14 reviews
4.1 / 14 reviews
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4.3 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews
4.3 / 8 reviews
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4.1 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
4.1 / 10 reviews
6 Leodis Residences
3.9 out of 5 stars based on 11 reviews
3.9 / 11 reviews
7 Charles Morris Hall
3.9 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
3.9 / 10 reviews
8 Lupton Residences
3.6 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews
3.6 / 17 reviews
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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 7 reviews
4.0 / 7 reviews
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3.6 out of 5 stars based on 11 reviews
3.6 / 11 reviews
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1 Newcastle
4.8 out of 5 stars based on 51 reviews
4.8 / 51 reviews
2 Sheffield
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 148 reviews
4.5 / 148 reviews
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4.4 out of 5 stars based on 315 reviews
4.4 / 315 reviews
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4.6 out of 5 stars based on 77 reviews
4.6 / 77 reviews
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4.6 out of 5 stars based on 57 reviews
4.6 / 57 reviews
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4.5 out of 5 stars based on 50 reviews
4.5 / 50 reviews
7 Liverpool
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 55 reviews
4.5 / 55 reviews
8 Brighton
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 47 reviews
4.5 / 47 reviews
9 Bristol
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 56 reviews
4.5 / 56 reviews
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4.5 out of 5 stars based on 49 reviews
4.5 / 49 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Rugby Union
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 4 reviews
5.0 / 4 reviews
2 Cross Country
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
5.0 / 3 reviews
3 Badminton
4.7 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
4.7 / 3 reviews
4 Freestyle
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
5.0 / 2 reviews
5 History
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
5.0 / 2 reviews
6 Music
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
5.0 / 2 reviews
7 Action
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
8 Backstage
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
9 Boxing
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 Club Mission
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 30 reviews
4.5 / 30 reviews
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4.3 out of 5 stars based on 43 reviews
4.3 / 43 reviews
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4.7 out of 5 stars based on 14 reviews
4.7 / 14 reviews
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4.4 out of 5 stars based on 23 reviews
4.4 / 23 reviews
5 Wire
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 7 reviews
5.0 / 7 reviews
6 Old Bar
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 11 reviews
4.6 / 11 reviews
7 The Warehouse
4.3 out of 5 stars based on 20 reviews
4.3 / 20 reviews
8 Canal Mills
4.3 out of 5 stars based on 19 reviews
4.3 / 19 reviews
9 Headrow House
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 9 reviews
4.6 / 9 reviews
10 The Bierkeller
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews
4.5 / 8 reviews
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4.2 out of 5 stars based on 56 reviews
4.2 / 56 reviews
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Awards

Top 10 university
Top 10 university for Halls of Residence
Top 5 university for Clubs & Societies
Top 10 university for Party Vibe
Top 10 university for Freshers' Week

Location Details

The University of Leeds
Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT
United Kingdom