Entries by Matt Hamnett

School of Healthcare Refurbishment

The £1.6M investment to upgrade academic and teaching-led research space in the School of Healthcare has been completed.  The dymanic programme included: Expanding and relocating the PhD facilities; Refurbishing current facilities; Creating a vibrant research environment; Developing a new central hub for the Student Education Service; Expanding clinical facilities. These new facilities will enable increased research activity and […]

Priestley Centre is open

This autumn the new collaborative space for the Priestley International Centre for Climate opened.  The exciting £7.5M project to develop the School of Earth and Environment and create the new Priestley Centre has now been completed. This project involved transforming the former ground level car park into a new ground floor of the building as well as […]

New eye-catching scientific sculpture

A dramatic sculpture honouring revolutionary science will be in a prominent position on the side of the new Engineering and Physical Sciences development. The two-storey artwork by Sara Barker has been granted approval by Leeds City Council planning department. The sculpture will feature on the outside of the Sir William Henry Bragg Building, which is under construction […]

Exciting improvement plans for the Roger Stevens Cooling Pond

Work has begun at the Roger Stevens cooling pond as part of a multi-disciplinary University project, that will not only visually enhance the landscape outside the Roger Stevens Building, but will also provide research led teaching opportunities for our students. This innovative project has been led by Estates Services and has involved The Leeds Living […]

Defibrillators on Campus

Lifesaving defibrillators installed on Campus 17 new locations have been identified for the installation of lifesaving defibrillators across the University Campus. This is part of the University’s on-going commitment to improve health and safety provision on campus for staff, students and the wider local community, and now takes the provision of defibrillators on campus to […]

New Facilities management system for Estates

The University has made a substantial investment into a new computer-aided facilities management software system. This system will enable Estates Services to work more efficiently and effectively to deliver improved customer service. The system, which is computer based, will be used to maintain and improve the condition of the University’s buildings and assets to a […]

University of Leeds campus development, from the beginning

Our campus has developed significantly over the years, read below how we’ve grown to become one of the largest university campuses in the UK… [timeline-express] … and our campus keeps developing! With impressive new projects such as Nexus and the Sir William Henry Bragg Building, we continue to grow. Keep up-to-date with our current campus […]

New images of multi-million pound LUBS investment

Artist’s impressions have been released to show how the multi-million pound investment in Leeds University Business School (LUBS) will look when finished. Phase one of the scheme – the refurbishment of teaching areas in Charles Thackrah building, with the addition of a new café – has been successfully completed. The three-phase scheme commenced early this […]

Sensory Garden at Charles Morris Hall

Storm Jameson Court is designed and accredited as ‘Access Exceptional’ by the Visit Britain National Accessible Scheme. However, whilst the site is home to student and conference wheelchair users, the grounds previously housed fairly simple shrub planting, with little opportunity for engagement. In order to change this, we’ve set up a wheelchair accessible sensory garden […]