The University of Leeds has built on its prior successes to reach its highest ever position in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The University’s position in the top 10 of all UK universities recognises exceptional education, student experience and strong research.
Top 10 subject success
Leeds also saw many of its subject rank in the top 10, including:
- Food Science – 2nd
- Sports Science – 3rd
- Accounting and Finance – 4th
- Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering – 5th
- Anatomy and Physiology – 5th
- Mechanical Engineering – 5th
- Criminology - 6th
- Economics – 6th
- Civil Engineering – 7th
- Law – 8th
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering – 9th
- Geography and Environmental Science – 9th
- Business Studies – 10th
Exceptional for students
The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey allows students to vote for the best place to study. In 2017, Leeds achieved fifth place for its facilities, activities and societies, student welfare and support.
The University also achieved a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold Award. As well as having more National Teaching Fellows than any other institution in the UK. This demonstrates just how committed the University is to teaching excellence.
Find out more about academic pathways to the University of Leeds, a top 10 UK university.