Entries by Campus Dev

Exciting new developments…

A number of exciting new projects have progressed significantly over the past few months, ranging from on-campus developments to collaborations across the Yorkshire region. The most recent projects feature the development of a modular building for the Faculty of Biological Sciences, investments in Spen Farm, and the development of a major new Leeds-Bradford Centre for Applied Health Research […]

Latest view of Nexus

We’re now a year into the development of Nexus and we’re excited to share a live feed of the development, which can be accessed 24/7 on our site here. In additon, you can view the progress made in the last six months in our time-lapse film below.   Find out more about the Nexus building You might […]

Building a tribute to Sir William Henry Bragg

The University is to name a key building in its £96m investment in engineering and physical sciences in honour of one Leeds’ most influential scientists.   Sir William Henry Bragg won the 1915 Nobel Prize in Physics with his son Sir William Lawrence Bragg, for the development of X-ray crystallography. Their work revolutionised science by allowing […]

Leeds University Union Living Wall

A living wall can transform any vertical surface into a creative and stunning visual with the use of lush foliage, colourful flowers or swaying grasses. These impressive pieces have become popular in recent years in new and modern urban spaces, buildings and developments. During the refurbishment of the Leeds University Union (LUU) – a project […]

New café opens in the School of Chemical and Process Engineering

Last month the School of Chemical and Process Engineering saw a new café open, replacing the previous Houldsworth café space. New café FUSE, one of Great Food at Leeds‘ outlets, comes as part of the refurbishment of Houldsworth Building and offers seating for over 100. The space offers a social hub for Faculty of Engineering for staff and […]

Leeds Awarded Gold in Yorkshire in Bloom Awards

As part of our plans to create a world-class campus at the heart of a vibrant city, we’ve been working to improve the grounds and gardens that are an important part of the Leeds experience. A mixture of formal landscapes, tranquil spaces and wildlife friendly planting all help to make our campus a unique place. […]

Leeds powers into top 10 Good University Guide

The University of Leeds has secured its place in the top 10 universities in the UK, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, published today. Last year, Leeds was named University of the Year by the Guide, having been runner-up for the award in the previous two years. The overall rankings for […]

Green light for new £96m development

The University’s ambitious plans for advancing engineering and physical sciences has taken a major step forward today with a green light from Leeds City Council. The £96m investment aims to provide an exceptional environment for students and support researchers from across engineering and physical sciences to work together to help solve fundamental problems and tackle […]

The concrete set

The University of Leeds is known for its concrete architecture and our experts are studying the material from the very bottom up to pave the way for a stronger, more sustainable future. It’s under your feet, under your car, under your bed and might be holding up the roof above you. The prevalence of concrete, […]

Higher Education Interiors

Our designer Penny Tiffney talks about the importance of designing University spaces and interiors to enhance the student and staff experience. Read the story in full on Design Insider Live You might also like…