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Free Parking on campus for students and staff

Free Parking on campus for students and staff from 18 March, 5 pm until further notice. From 5 pm on 18 March, all University students and staff will be able to park free of charge on campus until further notice. This includes the multi-storey car park (except the 8th floor) and all other car parking […]

Security Services – We Are Listening

The Security Services recently sent out a survey as part of our Secured Environments accreditation, and it was great to receive such a large and positive response to our work. However as a service we recognise that there is always room to improve how we operate, and so we wanted to take this opportunity to […]

Makeover for University’s main entrances

A large project to improve the look and general accessibility around the main entrance to the University has now been completed. Previously the area where the Michael Sadler Building meets the side of the Parkinson Building had sloping feathered steps on one side, and uneven ground without a clear pathway on the other. These feathered […]

Proposed plans for Bodington Playing Fields

Discover more about the exciting development plans for Bodington Playing Fields Members of the public, University staff and students are invited to find out more about the proposed plans for the development of some of the existing grass pitches at Bodington playing fields. The proposed plans are to provide one dual-use artificial grass pitch (football […]

Chancellors to open revamped Priestley Building

Inside the revamped Priestley Building following a 13-month works programme Colleagues are invited to attend the formal opening of the Priestley Building – the new home of the Priestley International Centre for Climate at Leeds. Chancellor, Professor Dame Jane Francis, and Vice-Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands, will perform the official honours on Monday 24 June, to […]

Language Centre transformation underway

An innovative transformation of the Language Centre’s facilities have commenced. Located in the historic Parkinson Building, the Centre is undergoing a significant transformation, predominantly over Levels 2 and 3, creating new state of the art teaching facilities for students and space for staff. Students and staff will benefit from refurbished common and pastoral areas to […]

Second Phase of the LUBS expansion is complete

Phase two of a multi-million pound project to develop new Leeds University Business School buildings is now complete.  The Newlyn Building, on Mount Preston Street, provides central teaching space, specifically four flat-floor teaching rooms with a capacity for 100 people and four teaching rooms each with a capacity for 36 people. Occupation of the building […]

Wolfson Centre project is now complete

The £3.1m collaborative partnership between the University of Leeds, University of Bradford and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will open its doors in July. The Centre, established beside Bradford Royal Infirmary, will bring together researchers from the Universities of Leeds and Bradford. It has been made possible thanks to a £1 million award from […]

We asked and you switched off!

Bank Holiday Shutdown Every university shut down period we ask you to switch off all unnecessary lights and equipment and ensure all windows are closed to help us meet our carbon reduction targets and reduce costs to the university. On Easter Sunday 2019 the university managed to consume 1,833 kWh less electricity than on Easter […]

Land Deal for Research and Technology Facility

University of Leeds acquires key gateway 45 plot to host large-scale research and experimental facilities. The facility will be home to the University’s Institute for High Speed Rail and System Integration, to be co-located with planned HS2 Rolling Stock Depot to create a ‘thriving hub’ for future engineers Aire Valley Land LLP, the joint venture […]