Good University Guide puts Leeds among top UK universities

The University of Leeds has been named as runner-up for this year's University of the Year award and has risen to 17th place in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015.

Leeds also ranked in the top 100 in the most recent league table of the world’s best universities (QS World University Rankings 2014).

Sir Alan Langlands, University of Leeds’ Vice-Chancellor, said: “Being runner-up for University of the Year is a great acknowledgement of the dedication, commitment and hard work of staff and students at Leeds.

Results have also been excellent for subjects within the Faculty of Engineering.

  • Chemical Engineering - 6th
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering - 5th
  • Civil Engineering - 21st
  • Mechanical Engineering - 5th
  • Computing - 16th
  • Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering - 3rd