Leeds Trinity University
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
- 4.00 / 5.00
- 2.01 / 4.00
- 0.17 / 1.00
- 70.2 / 100.0
- 77.6 / 100.0
- 86.9 / 100.0
A small university with a big reputation, Leeds Trinity University is renowned for teaching excellence and producing highly employable graduates. It was one of the first universities to embed professional work placements into every degree, and works with thousands of businesses annually to offer students degree-relevant industry experience. Leeds Trinity is committed to delivering outstanding teaching led by research, scholarship and practice.
- At least 2 full A levels or equivalent qualifications, such as BTECs, International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Technicals, Access to HE Certificates and a wide range of other Level 3 qualifications.
- GCSE English Language (or equivalent) is required for entry to all courses. The same grade/score is required for GCSE Maths and Science, depending on the course applied for.
- 3-year undergraduate courses have a UCAS entry score of 104–112. Some courses have grade-specific requirements, for example undergraduate degrees in Primary Education require a BBC (or equivalent), and undergraduate 2-year degree in Secondary Education, Physical Education and Sport requires an ABB (or equivalent).
- Teaching at Leeds Trinity includes a blend of lectures, smaller seminar groups and 1-to-1 tutorials, but the majority of student’s time will be spent learning independently. Programmes can also include guest lectures from industry professionals. Courses draw upon case studies from diverse cultures and life experiences, to broaden student’s knowledge and skills within their subject.
- The university’s Learning Hub provide personalised support to ensure students gain the academic skills required.
- The online virtual learning environment (VLE) allows students to see course materials, tasks and assignments plus communicate with lecturers – and watch recorded lectures.
- Assessment includes written work, with tutors providing timely and helpful feedback.
- The majority of undergraduate courses include a study-abroad element.
Student Services and Facilities
- The Andrew Kean Learning Centre has interactive study rooms and IT rooms with 24-hour IT laboratory, 400 PCs, plus laptops for hire; and there is free Wi-Fi across campus.
- The Library has over 100,000 books and half a million e-books, 58,000 e-journals and an excellent range of specialist subject databases, with digital resources available 24 hours a day. Librarians provide specialist advice on subjects.
- Trinity Enterprise Centre is a business development hub for students wishing to start their own business. It provides IT facilities and specialist software as well as meeting rooms and access to business consultants, mentors and entrepreneurs. There are networking opportunities and workshops on business development.
- A Media Centre includes industry-standard television and radio studios, iMac and PC laboratories and video editing suites for all students to use. Equipment is available for loan, including stills cameras, Dictaphones, phone chargers or professional media equipment.
- Leeds Trinity University's Dyslexia and Disability Support Service offers support to all students with physical, mental, or learning disabilities in order to ensure that they are able to thrive and succeed.
- All current and potential students are encouraged to get in touch to have a chat about what Leeds Trinity can do to support them – please refer to the university website for details.
- Students at Leeds Trinity University automatically become members of LTSU, which is at the heart of entertainment on campus. A diverse programme of events includes Freshers’ Week and the Graduation Ball; and there are clubs and societies from film to cheerleading – or students can form their own society with the help of LTSU.
- Every year, Leeds Trinity students elect new representatives to run LTSU. The union works with the university, finding out what matters most to students and putting their ideas forward to help enhance courses, the campus and students' experience. Roles include course reps, committee members, or council roles including Vice-President or President.
- LTSU runs a student welfare service providing confidential advice and support for health, wellbeing and safety. This includes a housing service that helps students find accommodation within the city.
Availability of Part-Time Work
- The Careers Centre at Leeds Trinity houses the Jobshop, which helps students find part-time and vacation work.
- The Careers Centre also has its own in-house recruitment consultants, who will help students find the perfect role.
- The Careers Centre team includes specialist advisers, recruitment consultants, industry specialists and business experts. Information and advice are given on: what careers are open to students, developing an impressive CV, writing applications and preparing for interviews, and finding a job during term time, vacations or after graduation.
- Support is available via 1-to-1 chats with specialist advisers and drop-in sessions, along with events including employability workshops and recruitment fairs.
- Top job opportunities can be found in the online Jobshop, which advertises student and graduate jobs, and provides other graduate listings, along with advice on the university's facebook page and website.
3,717 students in 2015–16:
Level of study
- Undergraduate 77%
- Postgraduate 23%
Mode of study
- Full Time 84%
- Part Time 16%
Where students come from
- UK 99%
- EU 1%
- Other 1%
- Male 34%
- Female 66%
- Leeds Trinity University was founded in 1966 as two Catholic teacher training colleges – Trinity College for women and All Saints College for men.
- Leeds Trinity University’s first Chancellor is Gabby Logan, a well-renowned and inspirational figure in the worlds of sport and journalism. Gabby was installed as Chancellor in 2013.
- Nick Hodgson – musician with the Kaiser Chiefs.
- Jon Champion – BBC sports commentator.
- Natalie Sawyer – Sky Sports news presenter.
- Julian Jarrold – actor.
- Dorothy Koomson – novelist.
- Gervase Phinn – author and broadcaster.
- Paula Pryke – celebrity florist.
- Eddy Marshall – film and TV director.
- Shaun Keaveney – BBC 6Music presenter.
- Fiona May – Italian athlete.
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