University of Leeds
|University of Leeds|
|Motto||Latin: et augebitur scientia|
|Motto in English||"and knowledge will be increased"|
|Established||1904 - University of Leeds
1887 - gained University Status as part of Victoria University
1831 - Leeds School of Medicine
|Chancellor||The Lord Bragg|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Michael Arthur|
|Visitor||The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP
As Lord President of the Council
|Location||Leeds, West Yorkshire, England|
Green, Red, Black, Beige
Association of MBAs
The Russell Group
White Rose Consortium
The University of Leeds (sometimes called Leeds University) is a university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK. It first started in 1831 with the opening of a school to teach medicine which was one of the first outside of London, Oxford, and Cambridge.
Today Leeds is the most popular university in the UK and one of the country's leading universities. The university is one of two in the city, the other being Leeds Metropolitan University. The main campus is in the Woodhouse area of Leeds, close to Leeds City Centre.
Campus[change | edit source]
The main campus is situated in the Woodhouse area of Leeds, which is about half a mile from the city centre. The campus has many older Victorial buildings such as the Great Hall, as well as some mid-twentieth century buildings such as the Parkinson Building. There are also many brutalist building on campus sich as the Roger Stevens Building and the Edward Boyle Library. In recent years newer buildings have been added such as the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building.
References[change | edit source]
- 2009-2010 Financial Statement
- University of Leeds (2010). "The University of Leeds Facts and Figures". http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/20014/about/234/facts_and_figures.
- University of Leeds (8 May 2006). "Identity management | Design guidelines | Core colour palette". http://www.leeds.ac.uk/identitymanagement/guidelines/palette.htm. Retrieved 1 January 2007.