Blog Posts

Aerielle Rojas, Fashion Technology student and Student Sustainability Architect, talks us through her work with the Sustainability Service on delivering sustainability careers events for students. Coming from another country to pursue fashion sustainability was something I was prepared to do. But to take an opportunity, in my first year, to...

Oliver Bramley (PhD Chemistry) talks to us about his work on the University’s Natural Flood Management (NFM) project at the Leeds Brownlee Triathlon Centre. My name is Oliver, and I am a Chemistry PhD student. My degree is computer based and theoretical, so I am very happy to be part...

Areas like Headingley, Hyde Park and Woodhouse can be popular neighbourhoods for students to choose to live in but there are many other communities within easy access to campus and the city centre which also have a great deal to offer. In this blog we have highlighted some of the...

A bit further afield from the University Campus, Kirkstall and Burley have their own unique atmospheres and we’ve combined them in this blog to give you a brief overview of what they have to offer. You can explore the famous Kirkstall Abbey ruins, visit the largest collection of video games...

Woodhouse is a popular choice for those wanting to live close to the city centre and campus at a more affordable price. Plus, it’s also close to Hyde Park Corner where you can access the wide range of shops, cafes and retro boutiques. Harriet Matthews, Sustainability Projects Assistant, said: I...

A ten-minute walk from the University of Leeds campus and 30 minutes from Headingley, Hyde Park is home to different communities and cultures with churches, the headquarters of Leeds Muslim Council and a Hindu temple. Izzy Walter, LUU Union Affairs Officer, said the best bit about Hyde Park is The...

Thanks to its world-famous Stadium, Headingley is probably better known than Leeds itself! Lotti, Community Officer at LUU, said: I loved how close everything is! And feeling like you were surrounded by your friends, and all the places to meet felt really close to everyone. Really make the most of...

House hunting is overwhelming at the best of times and the added impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has made it extra challenging this year. Especially when you haven’t had the chance to experience Leeds with its usual atmosphere. There’s no rush on deciding where to live but, if you need...