The campus is really nice. Our union offers a lot of stuff to do, many places to eat and hang out. People are really friendly and lecturers are very nice and will do anything to help you with any problems. Generally leeds is a beautiful place to live!
The University of Leeds was established in 1904 and is now one of the UK’s largest higher education institutions. It enjoys a strong reputation among UK universities and was recently ranked at number 16 in the Complete University Guide’s league table standings for overall score, moving up four places since last time round.
The uni sits a short walk away from the city centre giving good access to all Leeds has to offer. As one of the UK’s most popular destinations and the unofficial capital of Yorkshire, Leeds is full of activity and life.
You can find excellent eateries and plenty of pubs, bars and clubs, giving the city a buzzing nightlife. Festivals, theatres, music venues and sporting events also add to its culture and make it a great place to be a student, especially as students make up a large proportion of the city’s population. You’ll also find several good shopping areas and centres, like Trinity Leeds and Victoria Gate.
The city is well connected with a major train station, coach station and two nearby airports – Leeds Bradford and Manchester. Also, if you want to get out of the city to enjoy a more peaceful scene, you’re surrounded by the Yorkshire countryside, which includes the Yorkshire Dales and the Yorkshire coast.
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