The building of innovative new study areas to complement the Special Collections Research Centre in the Brotherton Library has completed. The new Brotherton Research Centre and John Bedford Room will now be furnished and ready to use in late February, with state-of-the art audio-visual equipment being added by June. The Centre has been designed as […]
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The University of Leeds and the Football Foundation have marked the start of building works on a new football facility, giving a welcome boost to grassroots sport in Leeds made possible thanks to investment from the University and a £4.2m grant from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation. A new site, close […]
The Esther Simpson building, a new flagship teaching facility for the School of Law and LUBS officially opened its doors at the start of term. The innovative teaching centre provides world-class facilities that support participative learning and create an inspirational setting for staff and students. It is also home to collaborative and inclusive learning spaces to enable the delivery […]
Due to essential urgent maintenance work on the main steam supply to campus, the steam supply from the GSC will be isolated at 12.00 on Wednesday 15th September and will be re-instated for 17.00 on Friday the 17th September. Services to be interrupted Mains steam supply to all buildings. Effects of this interruption upon building […]
The Faculty of Biological Sciences teaching and research facilities have been boosted at Leeds following the completion of the refurbishment of the Garstang building, levels 4 and 9. Once the finishing touches have been completed, the floor will be open for business! Investment and improvements in the Faculty of Biological Sciences have created a new […]
This year we celebrated the women our buildings are named after. To mark the celebrations for this year’s International Women’s Day, here are some of the iconic pioneering women in scientific research and education that our campus buildings have been named after. We look forward to doing more of the same in future. Marjorie Ziff Marjorie Ziff MBE is an English […]
The Esther Simpson Building is still on course to be completed this summer and the first phase of the landscaping and highways work associated with the project begins in April. The work will initially focus on a wheelchair friendly route from the rear of Leeds University Union up to Cromer Terrace. Work on site is progressing well with the contractor […]
Earlier this month we were delighted to receive handover of the Sir William Henry Bragg building from the contractors ‘BAM’. When the building fit out completes this summer, this new facility will enable research to be conducted on national and international platforms to solve the challenges the world faces right now. It will also inspire current […]
Construction of the new Sir William Henry Bragg Building for the University of Leeds has been completed. The new landmark building for engineering and physical sciences, provides an impressive range of environments to support cutting-edge research and encourage collaboration across disciplines. Named after Sir William Henry Bragg, a former professor at the University who was […]
A new teaching and research facility for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences has been formally handed over to the University by construction company BAM. The handover represents a significant milestone. Work on the project started four years ago and the focus now shifts to fitting out the interior, with a scheduled autumn opening date. Named after Sir William Henry Bragg, a former […]