About University of Leeds

by / Wednesday, 05 October 2016 / Published in University of Leeds

About University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is an international university, but it’s unmistakably British, too Established in 1904, the University of Leeds is one of the UK’s largest universities, world famous for its teaching and University of Leeds Campusresearch and located in the heart of a vibrant, affordable and student-friendly city.

The strength of the academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines they cover, provides a wealth of opportunities and has real impact on the world in cultural, economic and societal ways.

The University strives to achieve academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by the values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.

As an international research-led University, Leeds strives to go beyond the legal duties to create a positive environment for the diverse community of staff and students.

The University works hard to promote gender equality and support the career development of talented women working in the traditionally male-dominated fields of science, engineering and technology. The University renewed its Athena SWAN Bronze award in October 2016.

Leeds is committed to recruiting the brightest and best students regardless of background and their Reach for Excellence and Access to Leeds (A2L) programmes are key parts of the Access Agreement and Education Engagement Strategy. Leeds have also developed an access strategy to recognise the needs of potential mature students.

 

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