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Student Accommodation

  • If students make Leeds Trinity their firm choice, the university will guarantee their university accommodation.
  • All accommodation is on campus, and is university-owned; options include en-suite or shared bathrooms to suit a range of budgets.
  • Contracts are for 41 weeks, less than the minimum contract of many universities.
  • All halls have resident mentors who are current students to ensure that new students settle in, feel supported and have the best time.

Accommodation Costs

Leeds Trinity University

Number of university/college beds 803
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £4,400–£4,900
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,900–£4,500

Living Here

  • City Population: 752,000
  • Student Population: 65,000
  • Leeds is a major commercial centre in the north of England, it houses the most accountancy firms outside of London. The city itself is a friendly and lively place, and the cost of living is relatively low when compared to other popular student cities. The 3 universities live and work together in the city centre, and there is much interchange between their students' unions.
  • Leeds Trinity is located in Horsforth – a beautiful Leeds suburb recently named as one of The Sunday Times’ best places to live in the UK. There are sports clubs, parks, a supermarket, and lots of places to eat and drink. It’s surrounded by countryside, making it a picturesque place to live and study. 

Getting Around

  • Regular free shuttle buses are run by the university during term-time between the university and Horsforth Train Station, as well as other local Horsforth amenities. Buses into Leeds via Headingley run from right outside the entrance to the university campus, with other bus routes into Leeds within a 15-minute walk.
  • Several train stations are close to the university, with Horsforth train station around 1 mile away, 4 miles to Apperley Bridge Station and 7 miles to Leeds Train Station. Trains from Horsforth to Leeds city centre take 15-minutes. Leeds is on the main east coast trainline with good connections across the country.
  • Leeds Trinity University students are eligible for discounted travel on public transport throughout West Yorkshire.
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport is only 2 miles from Leeds Trinity, around a 5-minute drive by car.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Leeds Trinity’s students would say that Leeds has the best nightlife – with old-fashioned drinking dens, cool bars and late-night clubs. Many clubs hold regular student nights. There’s also a well-regarded live music scene, with outdoor gigs and festivals, including Leeds Festival and Live at Leeds, plus large-scale and intimate indoor venues showcasing the latest bands.
  • The city has an exciting mix of restaurants, cafés, markets, pop-ups and festivals; Headingley is a hub for students, with a variety of places to eat and drink – including a pub with an enormous beer garden often voted among the best in the UK.
  • Shopping in Leeds caters to all tastes and budgets, from bargains at Europe's largest indoor market, to the high-street haven of Trinity Leeds, the city's newest shopping centre, as well as independent and vintage shops.
  • Leeds is also full of world-leading museums, galleries, festivals and theatres, covered in detail by the blog Culture Vulture.
  • Sport includes football, rugby league and union with Leeds United, Leeds Rhinos and Leeds Carnegie; as well as Yorkshire County Cricket club based at Headingley Stadium. The 'Tour de Yorkshire' sees cyclists on the new annual race finishing in the city. For outdoor enthusiasts, there is the West Yorkshire cycle route and the Trans Pennine Trail for adventure inspiration, as well as gentle strolls along the Leeds–Liverpool canal.