Entries by Campus Dev

Campus then and now: Roger Stevens Building

We’ve been digging through our archive of old campus photos and found a few images that show the campus throughout the years. This month we’re focussing on the Roger Stevens Building. Then: Original design for Roger Stevens  The original design for the Roger Stevens was very different from the final lecture theatre, as can be seen […]

New Brownlee Centre and Cycle Circuit complete

The ten-month, £5m investment is complete at the University’s Bodington Playing Fields in North Leeds. The new 1 mile (1.6km) cycle circuit is one of the longest in the country and sits alongside the Brownlee Centre; the UK’s first purpose-built triathlon training base, providing the first permanent home for the world-class Leeds Triathlon Centre. Adrian […]

Investing further in our Central Teaching Spaces!

We will be investing a further £2m into our Central Teaching Spaces this summer. 19 lecture theatres and seminar rooms within the Roger Stevens, Chemistry and Michael Sadler buildings will undergo refurbishment to create modernised and inspiring places for our students to be taught in. The project will be led by the Facilities Services Team […]

£4.4m investment in the School of Design

Plans to refurbish and significantly improve the home of the School of Design will commence in May. The £4.4m investment, to reinvigorate spaces within the Clothworkers South building, is part of the School’s Colour Imaging Project. Various spaces across all floors of the building will undergo maintenance and refurbishment. New laboratories, exhibition areas and student […]

Vernon Road closure update

A one-way diversion will be in place daily from 4pm to 7pm to alleviate congestion. We have seen that there has been a considerable amount of congestion around the multi-storey car park and Willow Terrace, resulting in colleagues experiencing delays to their journey to and from the University.  This has been due to the closure […]

Campus then and now: Leeds University Business School

We’ve been digging through our archive of old campus photos and found a few images that show the campus throughout the years. This month we’re focussing on the Business School. Then: Grammar School, Leeds est. 1859 By 1857, the city of Leeds was growing prodigiously due to the Industrial Revolution. The city conditions were dirty […]

Our Campus Facilities are top five for student experience

The University of Leeds has moved into the top five in this year’s Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, from sixth position last year, to fourth this year. Every year, the Times Higher Education survey asks students across the UK to give their views about their university on a range of issues, from the quality […]