|University Motto||Et augebitur scientia (Latin) / And knowledge will be increased (English)|
|Year of establishment||1904|
|Address||University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT|
|City||Leeds, South Yorkshire|
|Phone||+44 (0)113 2431751|
University of Leeds
The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The university is the fifth largest in the UK. From 2006 to the present day, it has been consistently ranked within the top 5 in the United Kingdom for the number of applications received. Leeds' notable alumni include current Leader of the Opposition Keir Starmer, former Secretary of State Jack Straw, former co-chairman of the Conservative Party Sayeeda Warsi, Piers Sellers (NASA astronaut) and six Nobel laureates.
Leeds was ranked joint 19th amongst multi-faculty institutions in the UK for the quality of its research and 10th for its Research Power in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. From 2014-2015, Leeds was ranked as the 10th most targeted British university by graduate employers. The 2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked Leeds a 133rd in the world. It is ranked 117th in the world in the CWTS Leiden Ranking and 116th in the world (and 14th in the UK) in the 2016 Round University Ranking.
Leeds University, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK. It is renowned globally for the quality of its research and teaching. The strength of the university's academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines it covers, provides a wealth of opportunities and has real impact on the world in cultural, economic and societal ways.
The University strives to achieve academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by values of integrity, equality, inclusion, community and professionalism.
The University of Leeds is a Public university located in Leeds.
The University of Leeds was founded in 1904.
The current president of University of Leeds is Jane Francis.