The University of Leeds, established in 1904, is one of the largest Universities in the UK, with more than 38,000 students from over 170 different countries. From day one, you will be studying among internationally renowned and inspirational academics working at the forefront of their fields; some will have even written your textbooks. Our research power and the funding this brings means we can invest in the best facilities and attract teaching staff who are actively engaged in pioneering research. Leeds also has one of the largest range of courses on offer in the UK, with more than 300 undergraduate and 200 taught postgraduate programmes taught across our seven faculties.
The University of Leeds was awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017), the highest award possible, and our staff have been awarded 25 National Teaching Fellowships - more than any other university. A member of the Russell Group, Leeds is ranked in the top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2021. Leeds is the 35th most international university in the world in 2020 according to the Times Higher Education and we have been welcoming international students for over 100 years.
The University of Leeds is the Top 5 most targeted university by graduate recruiters in the UK (The Graduate Market in 2021, High Fliers Research). Work placements, live projects and fieldwork opportunities through your course can allow you to build your experience and boost your employability.
Leeds is a lively and multicultural city in the centre of the UK, with the University campus just a 10-minute walk from the city centre. Leeds is well connected nationally and internationally with excellent transport links by road, rail and air. We have everything you would expect from the UK’s third-largest and fastest-growing city and we are surrounded by beautiful, accessible countryside. Leeds is also the 2nd largest business centre in the UK after London and one of the most popular student cities in the UK.
Leeds is a great place to live and we have an impressive range of accommodation from modern, purpose-built apartments to converted mansions both on and off campus. University accommodation, both catered and self-catered, is guaranteed for students paying international fees who apply before the deadline.
We are investing millions of pounds each year into our campus facilities to ensure that students enjoy a first-class environment – from brand new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the largest and most impressive libraries in the UK. The Edge is our state-of-the-art fitness, sport and well-being facility, which includes a 25m eight lane swimming pool and one of the largest fitness suites of any UK university.
Award-winning Leeds University Union is one of the best and most active students’ unions in the country. With more than 300 student-led clubs and societies, there is something for everyone whatever your interest.
We have undergraduate subject specific scholarships here: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/undergraduate-funding/doc/international-funding
In summary - they range in value have academic achievement as a key awarding criteria for the scholarship. They are available in most (but not every) subject.
Our Masters scholarships can be found here: https://masters-scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/
The criteria is similar to our undergraduate scholarships in that they vary in value and awarded on academic merit.
The majority of scholarships are awarded automatically, so students will be considered when they apply. However, we also encourage students to check criteria as a small number of scholarships may have a separate application. Deadlines will vary.
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