Thinking of studying in Leeds? Not a bad choice. With a multitude of reasonably priced student accommodation in the area and a heaving student population you can’t go far wrong. Below are just a few reasons to love Leeds.
Leeds is a beautiful and historic city. It can trace its recorded history back to the fifth century, has more than 2,333 listed buildings and a fast growing reputation for its rich and fascinating heritage.
If it’s culture you’re looking for you’ll be pleased to know that Leeds is well stocked with museums, theaters and art galleries. Check out the cities national attractions; the Royal Armouries and Thackray Medical Museum.
Leeds is the second largest provider of education for young people in England. It has one of the largest student populations with a combined total of over 250,000 students. It also houses two world famous universities:
- The University of Leeds – Recognised globally and offers one of the widest ranges of academic courses in the UK. It’s so popular it receives more applications any any other uni or college in Great Britain.
- Leeds Metropolitan University houses one of the largest business schools of its kind, and focuses on professional and vocational courses.
These may be the most famous and acclaimed Universities in Leeds but they are by no means the only options, there’s also:
- Leeds Trinity University College
- Leeds College of Art
- Leeds College of Music
- Leeds City College
As for night life and entertainment, there’s never a dull moment in Leeds. There are tons of student friendly bars and clubs, here are just a handful we’ve dug up:
The Arc – Hugely popular with students; this classy hotspot serves excellent food. It has a buzzing atmosphere and a young crowd.
Bar Room Bar – Cool trendy surroundings, great music and tasty food, it’s reasonably priced too!
Café Seine – Stylish air conditioned premises with a nice beer garden and resident DJs spinning the decks. Also has frequent drink and food offers.
The Fenton – Very popular with students with live music from up and coming unsigned acts.
Mojo – A tasteful shrine to pop and rock, hang out with the in-crowd and maybe even bump into Chris Moyles who is known to pop in.
The Packhorse – This one’s very close to the university, has a good selection of beers, live music and film screenings – great entertainment.
There’s something for everyone in Leeds, it’s a popular choice and it’s easy to see why.
If you still haven’t found your perfect student pad then check out these reasonably priced, student friendly digs: