University of Leeds

University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

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The University of Leeds is a redbrick university located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Originally named the Yorkshire College of Science and later simply the Yorkshire College, it incorporated the Leeds School of Medicine and became part of the federal Victoria University alongside Owens College (which eventually became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool). In 1904, a royal charter, created in 1903, was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.

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Motto: "And knowledge will be increased"

Endowment: £67.7 million (as of 31 July 2015)

Administrative staff: 8,000

Students: 31,030 (2014/15)

Undergraduates: 23,005 (2014/15)

Postgraduates: 8,025 (2014/15)

Male students 42 : 58 Female students

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