STUDENT ACCOMMODATION IN LEEDS
What was once a thriving industrial hub is now the very definition of a modern city. Unofficially the capital of the Northern English county of Yorkshire, Leeds is the third most populous city in the United Kingdom and is where you can have it all at your fingertips: world-class universities, rich cultural and architectural history, and of course, the Yorkshire Dales (arguably Britain’s most breath-taking countryside). Leeds also some of the best theaters, arts, music and dance venues such as the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Northern Ballet, Leeds Grand Theatre, Opera North, O2 Academy, Brudenell Social Club and Leeds Arena.
For academic excellence, Leeds is a great destination for students. Its four main universities are University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Trinity University and Leeds Arts University.
Travelling around Leeds is pretty convenient as there are excellent transport links between the various universities campuses of the Universities. Leeds railway station located on New Station Street is one of the busiest stations in the United Kingdom (second to London) and 17 different platforms connecting commuters to various parts of the country.
THINGS TO DO IN LEEDS
Historical and cultural landmarks are aplenty in Leeds; visit the Royal Armouries Museum, Kirkstall Abbey (a medieval Cistercian abbey), and Lotherton House. For breathtaking views in nature, the Yorkshire Dales National Park is just a short distance away. Ready for a night out on the town? The Northern Quarter, Call Lane and Headingley are the spots to explore with a variety of bars and restaurants to choose from. Another must-visit in Leeds is the historic Kirkgate Market for a dose of shopping.