We are committed to lowering our carbon emissions and this year’s extended Christmas shutdown period gives us an opportunity to cut energy waste. We know that working patterns at the University have changed with many of us working from home for significant proportions of the time. Those of us that are visiting campus for essential […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]