The Language Centre is part of the School of Languages, Cultures and Society at the University of Leeds. This centre has been providing high quality English and foreign language support and training in a friendly and academic environment since 1965. For more information check the school website.
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The Language Centre offers an extensive range of English language programmes:

  • Academic English programmes throughout the year
  • General English programmes throughout the year
  • English for specific purposes
  • Professional teacher development programmes

Teaching Method

  • A student-centred approach
  • A modern learning environment
  • Excellent independent language learning support
  • Students can use all of the University's services & facilities on the city centre campus

Preparation Programmes

English preparation programmes


This Language Centre is well equipped, providing a dedicated language resource centre and has The Language Zone where you can study independently. Resources include learning materials in over 40 languages, over 60 satellite television channels in more than 20 languages and computer assisted learning.


The University’s Sports Centre on campus, ‘The Edge’, offers a 250 station gym, 25-metre swimming pool and a range of classes and services.


  • Homestay
  • Campus
  • Residential

Social Programme

During October to June, Leeds University Union holds regular events, as well as over 250 groups and societies for students which you can join for a small fee. 


During the summer a full social programme is provided for students to take part in if they wish, with regular clubs available, plus events and day trips. Many of these are free, but some costs:

  • Weekly book or film club, choir: £0 – £2 per session
  • Evening trip to a Fish and Chip or Indian restaurant: price of meal around £10 - £15
  • Summer Ball (including a 3 course meal and disco with DJ): £20 - £30.


  • Leisure activities include the University of Leeds Global Community events and day trips to UK cities such as Manchester, York and Liverpool (cost around £15-20) alongside a free weekly café / conversation club.
  • Day trip to Whitby including travel: around £8 - £10

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