Choose Leeds College of Art


Leeds is a favourite destination amongst international students for its cosmopolitan environment, art, culture, shopping and nightlife, located in the centre of the UK just over two hours away from London by train.

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As well as being a modern, international city with many opportunities to enjoy shopping, art and culture, nightlife and eating out, Leeds is internationally recognised as a major centre of learning, with hundreds of nationalities providing a truly multi-cultural atmosphere.

We are a small, friendly College and if you choose Leeds College of Art you will be joining an institution with almost 170 years of experience and a pioneer in new ways of teaching and learning in art and design.

We encourage all students to express themselves through their work and to develop their own identity and interests, each bringing with them their own distinctive backgrounds and influences, individuality, creativity and flair to share with our vibrant and exciting student body.

We offer high quality art and design courses which are internationally-recognised and attract students from all over the world! International students are warmly welcomed, bringing new ideas, diversity and wider perspectives into the classroom and studio. We aim to help students realise personal ambitions by offering a creative environment, supported by experienced, committed staff and dedicated learning resources. So please read on and choose Leeds College of Art.

Details of the courses we offer for international students are available in our prospectus and on this website. These are:

Introduce students to the breadth of possibilities within the field of art and design and to help them make informed decisions regarding specialist degree level choices.

The International pages are designed to offer information and advice for international applicants and prospective students who want to know more about applying Leeds College of Art and studying in the UK. The links on the left of the screen should provide all the information you need, but if you have questions don’t hesitate to contact us, but please read our FAQs first!

Download our Guide for International students for more information.

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