a doubt, Leeds is the nightlife
capital of the north, if not the UK. There are more bars in Leeds
than your average prison, and probably more clubs as well. Unlike
other cities which have just one or two superclubs, Leeds has hundreds
of room-sized bars to discover. Whatever you are into you are likely
to find something to your liking.
will be able to get home for the weekend without needing to change
trains. Leeds has a
fair claim to be the busiest station outside London, and you can
pretty much reach every destination in the UK. You live abroad?
We've got an international airport
right on our doorstep.
sport is your thing,
then Leeds is definitely for you. It's the only city in the UK that
has a Championship football team, a Super League rugby league team,
a Premiership rugby union team and a county cricket team - and all
of them offer deals for students.
being the fastest-growing city in the country, you are only a short
hop, skip and jump from the Yorkshire Dales and some of the best
scenery around. And if history and culture are your bag, Leeds is
full of it and York is just 30 minutes in the other direction. Getaway!
two universities right on top of each other, and a number of further
education colleges, you are never far from a student-friendly bank,
pub, offy or late-night curry house. And because nightlife is so
important in Leeds, no-one is going to moan "pesky student"
have nightmares about college being across the other side of town.
Unlike other cities, both Leeds Met Uni and Leeds Uni are located
next to each other within spitting distance of the city centre.
And with all the student accommodation located right behind, as
long as you have a pair of shoes you'll be able to see and do everything.
your feet just don't do walking, then you can get to go on the Black
Prince buses for a cheap
student price. Or if you fancy travelling around the whole of West
Yorkshire you can get a month's free pass for all the buses and
trains for a bargin price.
else in the country can you claim your local is a boat parked on
the middle of a traffic island.
is fantastic for getting part-time and/or summer jobs. All those
bars need barstaff, and as the city plays host to a fair number
of call-centres, staff working outside office hours are always in
demand. Plus being an administration centre to many of the large
financial and insurance companies, the need for temps is constant.
you graduate there are plenty of jobs here - and we're not just
talking at McDonald's. The growth of the city is phenomenal, and
the need for graduates is never-ending. As well as the major financial
companies, Leeds is home to some of the biggest IT groups as well
as internet providers and the backbone companies.
we missed anything?
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