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  • Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England. Historically in Yorkshire’s West Riding. In the 17th and 18th centuries, Leeds became a major centre for the production and trading of wool.
  • During the Industrial Revolution, Leeds developed into a major mill town; wool was the dominant industry but flax, engineering, iron foundries, printing, and other industries were important. From being a compact market town in the valley of the River Aire in the 16th century Leeds expanded and absorbed the surrounding villages to become a populous urban centre by the mid-20th century.
  • Leeds excellent transportation links through the Pennines helped make it the industrial capital of Yorkshire. It is the largest city in Yorkshire and one of Britain’s major cultural centres.

Leeds College of Art Facts

  • Leeds Arts University is one of only a few specialist arts universities in the UK.
  • The University has roots dating back to 1846 and the original Leeds School of Art. In 1842 the Leeds Mechanics Institute merged with the Literary Society, which led to the formation of The Leeds Government School Design four years later. In 1903 the School moved to Vernon Street which we still have today.
  • In the late 1920s the art school became known as Leeds College of Art
  • Students enjoy a small community in a creative atmosphere where anything feels possible.
  • Students have access to high quality, industry-standard facilities relevant to what they are studying.
  • TEF Silver

Location

Blenheim Walk, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9AQ, United Kingdom

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