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Over the last 170 years, Leeds College of Art has contributed significantly to the development of art education in Britain, having pioneered new ways to teach and to structure qualifications.
In 1846, the Leeds Mechanics' Institute (which offered drawing classes) merged with the Literary Institute, creating Leeds School of Art.
The courses provide you with the opportunities to engage with the wider art world community and the chance to work with a wide range of materials within different disciplines.
Within the context of Leeds College of Art research is investigating; rediscovering or making a new contribution to knowledge in a chosen specialist field of study/practice that is open for scrutiny through peer review.
Scholarly activity is defined as surveying existing developments in the researchers’ field, these developments may be practiced- based or technical as well as academic or theoretical; acquiring knowledge in order to keep up to date with developments in a specific area.
While you’re a student at Leeds College of Art, you’ll have access to a career coach who specialises in advising people in the creative sector.
You’ll be able to book a one-to-one career-coaching session at any time. This might be because you:
Career coaches provide sound, constructive advice from a position of experience and of understanding the creative sector. So make the most of it!
The International Office and Student Welfare Team offer information, advice, support and guidance on a variety of issues, including:
Here at Leeds Arts University most of our first year students choose to live in the student accommodation we supply. We offer Carlton Hill and Liberty Park, the benefits of which are:
The fabulous, state-of-the-art resources and libraries offer you the best possible opportunities for proving your talent and your potential. You’ll be able to produce work which meets or exceeds the demands of modern practice in art and design.
Leeds is mad about sport, with a strong heritage in cricket, rugby and football. Rugby and cricket takes place at Headingley Stadium, and it’s a great way to spend a summer weekend with a picnic. But there are also all the gyms, swimming pools, sports clubs and exercise classes you could possibly need to help you stay healthy, make friends and burn off those amazing pub and restaurant experiences.
The Students' Union is the voice of our students across the College, the city and the nation. We are run by students, for students, to look after students’ interests.
The Students’ Union mission to help make sure every single student is represented throughout the College. Students in each course and programme elect their own Student Reps who provide a valuable link to College staff and management; enabling suggestions, opinions and the voice of students to be heard.
Each spring, we hold the Students’ Union Elections. Elected students from across the College make up the Students’ Union team, working together to improve the experience of student life here at College.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.