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88th in the World University Rankings 2018

Social sciences at Leeds has been ranked 88th in the World University Rankings 2018 by The Times Higher Education.

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Hello from Leeds

Thank you for accepting our offer to study with us at the School of Sociology and Social Policy.

We hope you are looking forward to coming to Leeds, but if you are still deciding, take a look on this page to explore what you have to look forward to.

If you have already made up your mind, let us know what you are looking forward to most using #helloLeeds on Twitter and Facebook.

In the meantime you can always email us with any questions: (include #helloLeeds in the subject)

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Studying at the Univeristy of Leeds means you will be only 10 minutes away from Leeds city centre where you will find plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and clubs. You will also be well-connected to the rest of the UK, with London only 2 hours away by train. Being in Yorkshire means you will also have plenty of opportunity to explore the countryside.

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You don't have to be studying languages to take advantage of the language materials on offer at the University of Leeds. The Language Zone offers resources covering more than 45 languages and gives you the opportunity to learn and practice foreign languages with native speakers via one-to-one language exchanges and informal classes via language groups.

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If you would like to hear about other students’ experiences or have questions about being a student here – such as… ‘Is it easy to make friends?’, ‘Is there somewhere in Leeds I can buy some of the food I like?’, ‘Are the libraries easy to use?’…then Link to Leeds is for you!

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The Edge

The Edge is the on-campus gym where members have access to a swimming pool, 220+ exercise classes a week, a climbing wall and plenty more.

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Gain work experience

Through volunteering or part time work, you can gain experience outside of your studies.

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Clubs and societies

Want to try something new or continue a hobby? Leeds University Union offers over 300 clubs and societies from Skydiving to Sign Language.

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Student and alumni views

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We recommend taking a look at all the funding and scholarships available to you. You may be eligible for a postgraduate loan or scholarship.

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