About our accommodation
At Leeds, you'll be offered a broad range of accommodation opportunities to ensure you can tailor your university experience. Fancy being submerged in the lively atmosphere of a campus? Check out our Henry Price and Charles Morris Halls. Prefer the idea of a converted mansion set within leafy grounds? you should check out our Oxley residences. There are many residences in various locations, with facilities ranging from pool tables to squash courts, with a choice of self catered or catered. Here at Leeds we offer you the choice to ensure university life gives you exactly what you want.
All residents (excluding family and summer contracts) in University accommodation receive membership to The Edge, the University’s flagship fitness, sport and wellbeing facility included in the rent.
Browse the University's Accommodation webpages to find out more about each site and for current prices.
The University guarantees accommodation for all single, first year undergraduates as long as you apply by the deadline (see University Accommodation webpages). We are also usually able to help students entering via clearing to find a place.
Finance: investing in your future
When you start applying for university the costs can seem daunting, but remember higher education is one of the greatest investments you will ever make.
- The main University website has information on current fees, bursaries, and scholarships.
- The Biological Sciences Achievement Scholarships Scheme offers a number of scholarships based on academic merit for Home/EU students.
- For fees and funding information for 2013 entry, see our Money Guide
The University of Leeds is one of the most popular universities in the UK, with a longstanding international reputation for both its teaching and research. Leeds is at the forefront of innovation and is amongst the top universities for research in the UK, acknowledged as a centre of excellence in many disciplines. We have over 30,000 students from around 130 countries taking some 700 undergraduate and 474 postgraduate degree programmes.
As a Leeds student you will be offered high-quality teaching and learning in an environment where many of the academic staff are leaders in their field, where staff are excited about their subject and committed to sharing their passion with students, motivating them to develop their full potential and become confident, independent thinkers. We believe that the research-led education at Leeds gives our students the confidence and skills to go out into the world and make a difference, no matter what field they choose
To find out about Leeds University Union, click on the Student Union tab
Leeds is the modern capital of the Yorkshire and Humber region. A vibrant and cosmopolitan city, it has been voted the UK's most popular student city and is home to over 750,000 people. It has a thriving economy and many students who come to study stay on to work in the city after graduation.
Whether you want to watch the game at Elland Road, soak up an unrivalled nightlife, or catch new music at venues across the city, Leeds offers the best of the north. You get everything you expect from a major city, all within reach on a student budget.
The Great Outdoors
From the Yorkshire Dales to the dramatic coastline there's a whole world to discover in Yorkshire. Explore the countryside or visit towns and places of historical interest. Find out more about Leeds and Yorkshire...
These are exciting times for physical activity and sport at the University of Leeds. The Edge, our dedicated health and fitness centre opened in 2010 with a 25m, 8 lane swimming pool and a 200 station fitness suite. Take a virtual tour of The Edge facilities...
The University and the Students Union provide excellent opportunities to keep healthy whether you want to participate for fun, at club level or elite level. There are over 60 Union sports clubs to join ranging from cycling to sub aqua and basketball to sailing. Check out the links below to learn more about all our sports facilities and clubs.
Faculty of Biological Sciences Society (FoBSoc)
The student-run Faculty of Biological Sciences Society is the social centre of the Faculty. The society organises both social and sporting events and have a wide array of teams, including football and rugby, that compete in the intra mural league. From karaoke nights to the famous 'Otley Run' and even an annual trip to Amsterdam, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and make friends in the Faculty.
FoBSoc won the Leeds University Union (LUU) award for 'Best Collaboration' for the Sciences Ball they organised alongside chemistry and physics societies this year. The ball was a hugely successful black tie event attended by students and staff across the science faculties within the University.
Anyone can join, undergraduate or postgraduate, and if you're eager to develop your CV there are opportunities to join the FoBSoc committee and try your hand at organising and managing one of the many events run by the society.
Leeds University Union (LUU)
Leeds has one of the largest student unions in the country. Leeds University Union exists to represent, support and entertain students throughout their student years.
LUU has more student activities than any other union in the UK - over 200 student-run societies including sports groups, departmental groups, performance groups, faith groups, political groups, volunteering groups and general interest groups - to name but a few !
The Union building is located at the heart of the campus. As well as providing award-winning bars and nightclubs, it has shops and a supermarket, insurance and advice services.
The University of Leeds Students' Union was recognised as the "Number One Students' Union in the UK" in the NUS Awards 2009. It has been shortlisted for the 2011 award, as well as being one of only two unions in the UK to be accredited gold status in the Students' Union Evaluation Inititative (SUEI).
Watch the video below to find out what Leeds University Union has to offer.
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Visit us at www.leedsuniversityunion.org.uk