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.
Through collaboration, we harness our expertise in research and education to advance knowledge, transform lives and shape a better future for our communities, our region and the world.
Working with others, we will use our collective talents, expertise and shared endeavour in research and education to address local and global challenges, achieve social justice, reduce inequalities, and help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
We will enable our students to thrive through a sense of belonging. They will be partners in shaping their own dynamic and innovative educational experience, characterised by active learning, digital technologies and collaboration. Students will feel valued for their unique contribution, and they will graduate equipped to make a difference as true global citizens.
Our strategy sets a blueprint for a values-driven university. One that harnesses its expertise in research and education to help shape a better future for humanity, working through collaboration to tackle inequalities, achieve societal impact and drive change.
A rich history spanning more than a century.
Find out about the governance structure and charitable status of the University.
Our values of collaboration, compassion, inclusivity and integrity are at the heart of everything we do.
From term times to exams, here are the key dates to note in your diary during the University of Leeds academic year.
A list of the University's seven faculties and their corresponding academic departments and key contacts.
Facts and figures
170 countries represented
100 A world top 100 university, according to the QS
281,000 alumni in over 190 countries
University of Leeds Strategy 2020 to 2030
Universal Values, Global Change
Our academic strategy for the University of Leeds for the next 10 years is rooted in our place in the world and our desire to make a difference.
It sets a blueprint for a values-driven university. One that harnesses its expertise in research and education to help shape a better future for humanity, working through collaboration to tackle inequalities, achieve societal impact and drive change.