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Our History

Leeds Arts University has roots dating back to 1846 and the original Leeds School of Art. Over our 170 year history we’ve also been known as Leeds College of Art before gaining university status in 2017.

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Women of Leeds - We Need You

Organisers are inviting the public to make suggestions for names of Leeds women to be celebrated on a new public sculpture by artist Pippa Hale.

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Open Days

If you are interested in studying at Leeds Arts University then coming to an open day is the best way to decide if we’re the right choice for you.

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Textile Design lecturer launches major collaborative arts project

Laura Slater, textile design lecturer has collaborated with visual artist Mawuena Kattah to create a body of work encompassing design and visual art applications. …

Senior lecturer launches new guide for animation enthusiasts

Animation Senior Lecturer, Ben Simpson (a.k.a Doctor Simpo), has launched a new book encouraging budding young animators to bring their ideas to life. …

Anthony Earnshaw works donated to Leeds Arts University Collection

Two works by artist and alumni Anthony Earnshaw have been donated to Leeds Arts University by the Gail Earnshaw in memory of her late husband. …

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