We are the highest ranked independent art and design institution for design & crafts in the Guardian

03 June 2014

Leeds College of Art is the highest ranked specialist art and design institution in the Guardian University League Tables 2016 for Design & Crafts, ranking sixth in the whole of the UK. For two years running, between 2014 and 2015, we were also the highest ranked specialist art and design institution in the specialist institutions league table (no longer published by The Guardian).

Simone Wonnacott, Principal of Leeds College of Art, said: “We are delighted at continuing to rank very highly in the Guardian Education League Tables for 2016. It’s very encouraging to know our students are so satisfied with the College and the experience, opportunities and education they are provided with whilst studying with us. We provide a great foundation for successful careers in the creative industries.” 

Leeds College of Art is the only specialist art college in Yorkshire and has been delivering high quality art and design provision for over 160 years. We are proud of the vibrant and dynamic culture that has developed and matured since the College was founded in 1846. We have committed staff who help to create and uphold the values that are fundamental to our success. We feel it is most important to remain student-centred, and this value is a driver behind all of our aspirations. Our students are global ambassadors for us, their success is our success. 

Specialist institutions league table

Subject League Table - Design & Crafts

Subject League Table - Fashion & Textiles

Subject League Table - Art