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University of Leeds

University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9JT Leeds, United Kingdom
3.93 / 5 based on 234 reviews.
Description:
The University of Leeds received its Charter as an independent institution from Edward VII in 1904. From its inception and throughout the century of its expansion, the University of Leeds has responded to the changing needs of the region and the nation.


Programmes
Accreditations
88% of students recommend
234 reviews
Housing
3.6/5
All experiences (234)
Student life
4.4/5
5 stars (72)
Academic
3.8/5
4 stars (108)
Languages
4.5/5
3 stars (36)
Expenses
3.4/5
2 stars (18)
Overall
4.4/5
1 star (0)
It is a bit difficult to be in touch with local students, but you can meet students from everywhere in the world, it is amazing. There are very interesting places to visit fairly close to Leeds, e.g. Liverpool, York, Edimburgh, Lake District, Manchester, etc. Read Review
josenpe, Spain

University of Leeds review by josenpe

Review by josenpe, Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Biochemistry, Erasmus
HOUSING    
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? You can choose where you want to live and who you want to live with
Personal comments:
Bearing in mind where I come from I found it too expensive.
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STUDENT LIFE    
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
Activities, Travel: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Cadash
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ACADEMIC       3.5 / 5
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:
There is a great diversity of modules you can do, take advantage of that.



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
Any

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Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
I managed pretty well to understand and follow lectures, I had some problems when trying to understand locals speaking to each other.
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EXPENSES    
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Because it is all more expensive than in my home country
Food, Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Telephone: was the same price as at home.
Personal comments:
Any
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OVERALL    
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
Anyone from there to help me to find my way arround there at the begining of the course.
In my opinion:
Most people loved it.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
It is great, with a lot of resources.



FINAL COMMENTS

It is a bit difficult to be in touch with local students, but you can meet students from everywhere in the world, it is amazing. There are very interesting places to visit fairly close to Leeds, e.g. Liverpool, York, Edimburgh, Lake District, Manchester, etc.
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