If you’re missing campus as much as we are, check out the galleries below. Thank you to the Director of Estates, Steve Gilley, who has captured these beautiful shots of campus during the University shutdown. The majority of students and staff may not be there but campus is still full of life. Campus wildlife Campus […]
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We want to recognise the effort of the different teams across Estates and Facilities for their work to support the University shutdown. Shutting down the estate, maintaining essential services Colleagues across Estates Operations have been busy, particularly with preparing for the closure of most buildings. They have been supporting services with staff who still need […]
Delivering spaces across campus that support the University strategy We’ve pulled together a gallery of some of our favourite shots from the Estates Design Office’s recent projects including the refurbishment of study spaces in the Maurice Keyworth building, The Language Centre building project, the refurbishment of the School of Language teaching spaces at Lyddon Terrace and […]
The latest phase of the LUBS and School of Law Expansion project will pay tribute to the University of Leeds graduate, Esther Simpson. Esther Simpson, who graduated from Leeds in 1924 with first class honours in French with German, spent nearly all her working life as secretary to the Academic Assistance Council (later, the Society […]
Language Centre staff and students have moved back ‘home’ into Parkinson after a 15-month construction project to transform facilities in the iconic building. Refurbishment of levels two and three provide high quality facilities for learning and teaching, including the Centre’s area for independent language learning, which is available to all staff and students. It also […]
Precision nutrition and 24-hour monitoring will enable scientists to provide new insights for the pig industry, as the University of Leeds opens the National Pig Centre. Scientists from a range of disciplines at the University will use new state-of-the-art facilities to help improve the sustainability and efficiency of pig production. Supported by more than £11 […]
We are committed to lowering our carbon emissions and the Christmas shutdown period gives us an opportunity to reduce energy waste. By switching off equipment when the University is closed, you can help reduce our environmental impact. Despite the majority of the University estate being unused over the Christmas period, we still consumed a total […]
The construction of the new Sir William Henry Bragg building at the University of Leeds celebrated a milestone today, as the building reached its tallest point. To mark the occasion a special “Topping Out” event took place. University colleagues were joined by representatives from main contractor BAM Construction and architect design team ADP, BAM Design, […]
Colleagues have come together to mark the start of work on a new teaching facility on Lyddon Terrace. Representatives from Estates, Leeds University Business School and the School of Law joined the contractor BAM construction and architects DLA Architecture to mark this important construction milestone. The investment, on Lyddon Terrace, will create a new central […]
The University of Leeds has announced ambitious plans to create a flagship building for students and staff at the heart of the western campus, supported by a generous gift from the Laidlaw Foundation. In partnership with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) the University has commissioned an architectural competition to design the building, which […]