Life on campus
The University of Leeds is one of the largest single-campus universities in the UK. Located in the heart of the city, with a lively community of over 30,000 students, you can enjoy the buzz of campus life and still be just a 10-minute walk from the cosmopolitan centre of Leeds.
We encourage you to connect with your MBA colleagues from the start, to share experiences and build relationships and friendships.
The Business School boasts impressive study and recreational facilities for students and staff. You can take a virtual tour of our lecture theatres, study areas, seminar rooms and cafes.
Leeds is a bustling city, surrounded by beautiful countryside.
With a population of three-quarters of a million people, Leeds is home to people from around 75 different nationalities. This gives the city a strong multicultural base, and makes it an especially welcoming place for all origins and faiths.
You'll find a thriving arts and cultural scene with theatres, cinemas, music venues, museums, art galleries and a host of annual street festivals. The city offers a huge range of places to eat and drink, and has become one of the UK's ultimate shopping destinations. Read more about city life
If you enjoy keeping active, the city is also a gateway to some of the finest cycling, walking and climbing routes in the UK. Leeds is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, Lake District and Peak District. You can also visit the historic towns of York and Harrogate nearby.
Our Students' Union offers guidance about the typical cost of living for students in Leeds. If you are an international student, the international student calculator can help you budget for living and studying in the UK.
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. There is also a frequent direct train service to Manchester Airport, which takes less than an hour.