Venue, Accommodation, Registration
This map of Leeds shows the location of the University in relation to the city centre and the train station. The University can be found in the top left hand corner of the map. There is also a Campus map showing the rooms for all events at Study Weekend.
The University of Leeds is acclaimed world-wide for the quality of its teaching and research. One of the largest universities in the UK, Leeds is also the most popular among students applying for undergraduate courses. An emphasis on innovative research and investment in high-quality facilities and first-rate infrastructure means that no fewer than 35 departments are rated internationally or nationally 'excellent'.
Its size and international reputation enables the University to offer one of the widest ranges of academic courses in the UK. During the current academic year over 32,241 students are attached to 700 different first-degree programmes and 474 postgraduate degree programmes. A further 32,062 men and women are enrolled on short courses with the University.
Getting to Leeds
The University campus is ten minutes by foot from the heart of Leeds city centre. Here's how to find the city, and the campus...
*** Leeds by Train: Leeds station connects us with all major UK cities and has regular services to a huge amount of locations. The station has recently undergone massive redevelopment to improve facilities. For information on this and timetables visit the National Rail website. The campus is five minutes by taxi from the railway station, or a pleasant twenty minute walk (see "Leeds by Foot" below).
*** Leeds by Bus: There are number of excellent bus services in Leeds. Vist the West Yorkshire Metro website and First Leeds for timetables and general information. Visit the National Express website for coach details. There is a now a completely free bus service running every few minutes Monday to Saturday, linking the University and other key city locations. This drops off at the southern end of campus, so please allocate an extra 10 minutes to your journey if visiting the main campus. More details are available at http://www.wymetro.com/ or download an information sheet from here.
*** Leeds by Foot: Getting from the railway station to campus - The University campus is a pleasant twenty minute walk from Leeds city station. Follow the directions below:
Come out of the station into City square; with the Queens Hotel behind you, walk straight up Park Row. Continue up Park Row until the first major junction, The Headrow. Turn right and walk along The Headrow, past the Light shopping centre on your left. At the end of The Light centre turn left up Woodhouse Lane. Follow this road up, passing Morrisons supermarket on your right, Leeds Metropolitan University on your left - and the Dry Dock boat pub on an island on your right! The University campus begins in another 50 metres or so on your left. To reach the Parkinson building, carry on up Woodhouse Lane to the clocktower building. Download a walking map.
*** Leeds by Bike: Cyclists are well catered for in Leeds (apart from some minor hills!). Download a copy of the Leeds City Council cycling map.
*** Leeds by Car: Leeds is linked to the major motorways M1 and M62. Here are some common routes by car:
Parking is available on campus, the charge is £3.50. Please come to the main entrance. View campus map for details.
*** Leeds by Air: Leeds is served by two major airports, in the form of Leeds Bradford and Manchester. Regular flights are available from a huge number of European and International cities. Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately 7 miles away from the University, and is well served by taxis. The cost is approximately £15 (22 Euros) from the airport to the city and campus.
Four city centre hotels will be used for accommodation during the CCP4 Study Weekend. Their locations can be seen on this map of the city and individual hotel details are available here...
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