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Leeds Trinity University

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Leeds Trinity University is a public university in the town of Horsforth, West Yorkshire, England, which offers foundation and undergraduate degrees, as well as postgraduate qualifications. Previously known as Leeds Trinity & All Saints, the institution became a university college in 2009 after gaining the right to award its own degrees, and was granted full university status in December 2012.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Education & Training (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



Leeds Trinity University's history dates back to the early 1960s when two Catholic teacher training colleges were founded in Leeds – Trinity College for women and All Saints College for men. In 2012, the institution was granted full university status and became Leeds Trinity University. 


Undergraduate studies are offered in media, film, television, business, management, marketing, journalism, education, humanities, psychology, forensic psychology, sport, health and nutrition. A professional work placement is offered with every degree, through links Leeds Trinity maintains with local business, industry and schools.

Postgraduate courses include journalism, secondary teacher training, education, health and wellbeing, PGCEs, humanities and business management.


Leeds Trinity is the home of a number of research centres and research projects.

Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies

Established in 1994, the LCVS is one of the longest-established and most active Victorian Studies centres in Britain. As well as sponsoring the publication of the Journal of Victorian Culture and the Leeds Working Papers in Victorian Studies, it runs an M.A. in Victorian Studies, and sponsors a full programme of seminars, one day colloquia and residential conferences.

Schools History Project

The Schools History Project is a curriculum development project focussing on history education in the 13-16 age range. It has been based at Leeds Trinity University College since 1979. 


All Leeds Trinity University degrees offer a blend of employability skills, professional work placements, extra-curricular activities and one-to-one support. We call this our "employability formula" – a special blend of support and guidance that gives our graduates a head start to getting a job.Our employability statistic speaks for itself with 97% of our graduates in employment or further study within six months of graduation. 

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Student services

The Student Support services give students the opportunity to access help and advice when it's needed.

  • Student finance
Managing your money and financial support, information and advice is available before and during your study with us.
  • The Learning Hub
Our friendly team will help you develop your academic skills through tailored support and advice.
  • Dyslexia and disability support

Additional support is available for students who have physical or mobility difficulties, mental health concerns, visual and hearing impairments, Asperger's syndrome, medical conditions, dyslexia or other specific learning difficulties.

Housing services

All our accommodation is on campusOur campus has everything you need for university life all on one site, including all our halls. You can roll out of bed, grab breakfast and head to your lectures within minutes if you really need to. We own all our accommodationUnlike many other universities, we own all our accommodation. This means you'll always be dealing directly with us, not a third party.You only have to sign up for a 41-week contractAll our accommodation options have a 41-week contract. This means you'll pay less for your accommodation when you choose Leeds Trinity than other universities that have longer minimum contracts. 

Library services

Leeds Trinity University's Library has a book collection that is continually developing and growing. Currently, you'll have access to over 500,000 electronic books and 100,000 print volumes to help with your studies. You can also register free of charge for borrowing rights at the University of Leeds Library to supplement our own resources.

ICT services

While you're here you can benefit from:

  • over 300 computers and 10 computer suites with Apple and Microsoft Windows PCs
  • the IT Helpdesk on the ground floor of the Andrew Kean Learning Centre
  • the Laptop Clinic that offers students free advisory sessions
  • the IT Shop that sells memory sticks, DVDs and CDs at internet prices
  • free Office 365 downloads across devices

Medical services

Our Health Adviser can support you with a range of health issues, whether you need to arrange to see a doctor on campus or ask a question.

Student Life

Campus life

Leeds Trinity is a campus university off Brownberrie Lane in the town of , 6 miles (Horsforth 10 km) from Leeds city centre. Horsforth railway station is a 15-minute walk away, and trains into Leeds city centre also take 15 minutes. Leeds Trinity provides a free shuttle bus for students and staff which takes students directly to Horsforth rail station, the local supermarket and other amenities in Horsforth. In 2009-10 the campus underwent major developments and refurbishment, most notable being the new student accommodation block All Saints Court, with 198 bedrooms.

Sports facilities

Leeds Trinity’s sports centre was refurbished and extended in 2007, reopening as a facility available to the public, as well as students and staff. Its indoor facilities include a sports hall, a fully fitted fitness suite with free weights area, two treatment rooms, a movement and spin studio, a gymnasium (incorporating dance studio facilities) and two squash courts.

Leeds Trinity outdoor sports facilities include 3 full-size rugby/football pitches, 6 dedicated tennis courts, 2 multi-use hard courts and a running track.

Student clubs

Leeds Trinity Students’ Union (LTSU), named 'Students' Union of the Year' at the National Union of Students (NUS) Awards 2017, is the representative body for all students at Leeds Trinity University. It’s run by the students, for the students to ensure you make the most of your time at university.


Leeds Trinity is an independent Roman Catholic foundation, and until earning the right to award its own degrees in 2009 was accredited by the University of Leeds.

Student Reviews

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They were well organised but the assignment information could have been delivered better

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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Overall, I had a well rounded experience ! I got involved in a variety of societies, met lots of new friends and enjoyed my course ! The support from my tutors was great

The ups and downs of university
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I found the degree overall very rewarding. There are a lot of positives from the course such as doing two placements in my first and second year which helped give me a better understanding of the profession. The university is small which I feel helped me as the lectures where more one on one based. However, I feel some of the topics covered were only touched on instead of...

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