Leeds College of Art wins Whatuni Best University Facilities Award

15 April 2016

Leeds College of Art has won the Whatuni Student Choice Award for the UK university with the Best Facilities for the second time in three years.

The results of over 20,000 student votes were announced at a spectacular gala dinner at The Montcalm Brewery, London last night and hosted by award winning comedian, writer and television host, Jimmy Carr. This year Leeds College of Art was shortlisted in five of the ten categories: Overall, Student Support, City Life, Uni Facilities, and Courses and Lecturers. The College was ranked tenth out of 100 in the University of the Year Award. Take a virtual tour of the College’s facilities.

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Simone Wonnacott, Principal of Leeds College of Art, said: “For a specialist art and design institution like Leeds College of Art to win the Best Facilities award for the second time in three years is an incredible achievement and one that primarily acknowledges our staff. It’s their support and dedication that gives the students an unforgettable experience and means they are willing to vote for us in such a way. As a specialist institution we focus all of our investment on the creative needs of students.”

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Students studying at Leeds College of Art use state-of-the-art facilities, allowing them to maximise their creative potential without limitations from resources. Workshops and studios are equipped to industry standard, and are run by highly-skilled staff, who contribute significantly to students’ learning experience. The College previously won the Whatuni Best Facilities Award in 2014.

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The Whatuni Student Choice Awards showcase and celebrate excellence of UK higher education in ten categories, all voted for by existing students. The Whatuni Student Choice Awards are run by whatuni.com