With a population of three-quarters of a million people, Leeds is home to people from 75 different nationalities. This gives the city a strong multicultural base, and makes Leeds an especially welcoming place for all origins and faiths.
Leeds has a thriving nightlife, arts and cultural scene and over the years the city has become one of the UK's ultimate shopping destinations. The city is home to traditional markets and elegant shopping plazas.
|Number of students at Leeds University||33,000|
|Number of international students at Leeds University||5,000|
|Number of countries represented at Leeds University||145|
|Number of postgraduate students at the Business School||800|
|Number of books in University library||2.85 million|
Leeds is also within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, Lake District and historic towns of York and Harrogate.
Travelling to and from Leeds is quick and easy. The city enjoys excellent transport links by road and rail to the UK's major cities, including London which is just two hours away by train. Leeds/Bradford airport is just a few miles from the city centre and provides regular flights to the major international hubs.