Leeds University

The University of Leeds is one of the most prestigious universities in the UK, a member of the Russell Group and a redbrick university. More than 31,000 students from 147 countries study at The University of Leeds, which was ranked 23rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2015.

Currently half of all students living at iQ Leeds attend Leeds University. Located just over half a mile away from iQ Leeds, with an easy ten minute walk from bed to lectures, it isn't hard to see why! iQ Leeds has always been a popular accommodation choice for University of Leeds students who want to live close to campus and the city centre but without paying top city centre prices.


  Distance Bus Car / taxi Walk Cycle
Leeds University 0.8 miles 10 minutes 4 minutes 19 minutes 8 minutes


How to find Leeds University from iQ Leeds

It's a quick and easy journey into Leeds Uni from iQ Student Accommodation... If you're travelling by foot, head down Craven Road, Shay Street then Saint Mark's Road. Walking will only take twenty minutes - perfect for sunny summer days or times when you can't scrape together the bus fair! Alternatively, cycling is a cheap, healthy and convenient option that will let you whizz to and from uni in less than ten minutes. You can store your bike onsite at iQ Leeds Student Accommodation for free, or if you bring a car you can park in our off-street parking for a small termly fee. One of the easiest ways to get to and from uni is by bus - the number 92 'Tiger Bus' stops just round the corner from iQ Leeds and will take you directly all the way to the university. The student-friendly 'Tiger Bus' costs £9 for a weekly ticket, £79 for a termly ticket or £199 for the whole academic year.

Leeds University contact details

General Enquiries

  • 0113 243 1751

Student services centre

  • 0113 343 8877
  • ssc@leeds.ac.uk

Leeds University Union

  • 0113 3801 400
  • luuhelpdesk@leeds.ac.uk

Did you know...

  • The University of Leeds has more than 30,000 students from nearly 150 countries around the world.
  • Leeds University Union offers more than 250 clubs and societies.
  • Famous alumni of Leeds University include actor Chris Pine, Corinne Bailey Rae, astronaut Piers Sellers, Tom Palmer, and Pendulum's Ben Mount