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Reasons to choose Leeds Trinity

Leeds Trinity University > Reasons to choose Leeds Trinity

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We're going to make this really simple. We're confident that choosing Leeds Trinity University will be one of the best decisions you'll ever make, and here's why:

Satisfied students

​87% of our students are satisfied with their course according to the 2018 National Student Survey, which gathers feedback from final-year students about their university experience. This places us joint 23rd out of all UK universities for student satisfaction and 2nd out of all Yorkshire universities, behind​ only the University of Leeds.

Ask any of our students what makes Leeds Trinity different, and their answer usually centres on one word. Community. For over 50 years, we've been renowned for our amazing sense of community, where every student receives the personal support they need to realise their potential. 

Find out why are students are so satisfied


Highly employable graduates

95% of our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating, according to the latest Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey. One of the many reasons for this is the fact that we include professional work placements with every degree. This means that whatever you choose to study at Leeds Trinity University, you'll graduate with invaluable professional work experience, employer contacts and references for your CV. 

Learn more about our professional work placements

A reputation for teaching excellence 

In 2017, we received a silver award in the Department for Education's Teaching Excellence Framework and we’re ranked 12th out of all UK universities for teaching quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. 

We're proud of our reputation for teaching excellence, which we believe is down to a blend of theory and vocational practice that ensures our students are prepared for the world of work. Our teaching is employability focused and research-informed, delivered by inspiring lecturers with extensive industry experience. 

Read more about our reputation for teaching excellence​

Guaranteed accommodation on campus

If you make Leeds Trinity your firm choice, we will guarantee you accommodation on campus. All of our accommodation is on campus and owned by the University, with options to suit a range of preferences and budgets. All our halls have resident mentors – these are current students who live in halls to make sure that you settle in, feel supported and have the best time.

Browse our accommodation options​ 

Located in Leeds - one of the UK's best student cities

Leeds Trinity University is just a 15-minute train ride from the amazing student city of Leeds. Regularly voted one of the UK's best student cities, Leeds has it all – world-renowned culture, a legendary live music scene, great nightlife and some seriously tasty food options. Throw nearly 100,000 students from three universities, an international reputation for learning, and thousands of graduate jobs into the mix, and you'll see why Leeds is the perfect city to start your journey towards a dream career.

Discover what our students love about Leeds


One campus, a world of opportunities

We can't help but brag – our campus is amazing. In a beautiful green location just a short train ride from Leeds city centre, our campus has everything you need for university life on one site – including all our accommodation. Even better, we guarantee all first-year students a room on campus.

Explore our campus


Travel while you study

Our students have amazing opportunities to travel the world as part of their degree, thanks to our Study Abroad Programme. You could spend a full year or semester abroad at one of our partner institutions across the world, earning credits towards your degree while having a life-changing experience. Don’t want to spend a whole year or semester abroad? No problem. We also have plenty of short-term opportunities to study abroad, including summer schools at our partners in Australia and Malaysia, and cultural trips to China, Thailand and Taiwan.

Get inspiration for studying abroad  

World-leading research

Many of our staff are active researchers, contributing to o​ur 4* world-le​ading rating for some of our research outputs in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. 

Read more about our research​

Our staff and students #LoveLTU

Over the last couple of years, we've been asking what our staff, students and graduates love about their time at Leeds Trinity. There's more to university life than just the academic stuff, so find out what our favourite things are:


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