Leeds Arts University


  • Location: City

About us

"You’ll be immersed in an inspiring atmosphere and will have opportunities to collaborate with others whose specialism lies outside of your own - from filmmakers to fashion designers, photographers to musicians, artists to designers; anything feels possible here. 

There’s a real-life feel to studying with us. You’ll have countless opportunities to learn from, network with, and work for some of the best names in your chosen field, thanks to our contacts within industry and practising creatives. This adds a vital perspective to your studies, helps to build your CV and will enhance your prospects. 

We work extremely hard to remain a leading centre for the arts, nurturing some of the most sought-after talent. Our diverse student body encompasses creatives from across the globe, from India to Iceland, Spain to Hong Kong, each bringing with them their own individual perspective, skills and potential."

Professor Simone Wonnacott

Leeds Arts University

Find out more about the only specialist arts university in the North of England.

What makes us different

We have built an international reputation as the only specialist arts university in the North of England. The entire University is dedicated to the study of creative subjects across a range of postgraduate, undergraduate and further education courses. 

We do everything to enable your future success. This means maximising your contact both with industry and practising creatives. We offer you the chance to take part in live briefs, performances, competitions, and work experience as relevant, as well as developing your core business, entrepreneurial and professional skills.

We invest heavily in our facilities - we have won the Whatuni Student Choice Award for the UK University with the Best Facilities in 2019, 2016 and 2014 (and came second in 2017, 2018 and 2020!).

Our expert tutors deliver high quality teaching and learning which is research informed, and our professional instructors are all highly experienced in their disciplines. 

Course locations

Main Site

Blenheim Walk, Leeds, LS2 9AQ

Blenheim Walk

Blenheim Walk, Leeds, LS2 9AQ