University of Leeds

About the institution

The University of Leeds was founded in 1904; it is a member of the Russell Group and one of the top 100 universities in the world. It is based on a single campus close to the city centre. Its fitness centre, The Edge, is the largest owned by a UK university, and it has one of the largest student unions in the UK. The university’s ‘Spark’ initiative offers business start-up support for entrepreneurial students; students are also encouraged to get involved in volunteering alongside their studies.

Courses and subject guides

Interested in studying at Leeds? See the courses and modules on offer at the University of Leeds on their website.

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Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
33,300
Male UG students: 
39%
Female UG students: 
61%
Full-time students: 
92%
Under 21 on entry: 
49%
International: 
18%
Undergraduate: 
73%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 28%
2.1: 54%
2.2: 11%
Pass: 1%

Employability (DLHE)

97%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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