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Looking for something to do this summer? From Monday 28 June, the University is launching a summer in Leeds programme to let you explore the campus, rediscover the city, enjoy sport and wellbeing sessions at the Edge, art trails, movies, picnics and more. As part of this programme, we’ve collated...

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...

Hi! I’m Ellie, a final year BSc Geography student, and one of the Community Reps at LUU. May 8 marks World Fair Trade Day 2021 and this year, the World Fair Trade Organisation is focusing on how we can #BuildBackFairer following the Covid-19 pandemic.  So, what is Fairtrade all about?...

What is an Active Travel Neighbourhood? The ambition Consultation Have your say! Feedback so far Implementation and review Get involved in local travel decisions What is an Active Travel Neighbourhood? You may have noticed some changes around the Hyde Park area recently, with the addition of physical measures such as...

Our Sustainability into Schools project started in 2018 and takes place in schools across West Yorkshire. The aim of the programme is to give young people an understanding of the sustainability challenges we face as a society and how we can create a more sustainable future for our city. University...