The University of Leeds has come third in the UK in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, a major survey that asks students about their experience while studying.
The University of Leeds has been recognised as one of the most international universities in a new ranking, which places us among the top 50 in the world.
The result of four years of close collaboration between parliamentary practitioners and academics, Exploring Parliament (Oxford University Press) was published in February 2018. The book is edited by Professor Cristina Leston-Bandeira (School of Politics and International Studies), together with Dr Louise Thompson (Surrey), and aims to act as an effective introduction to the UK Parliament and as a useful tool for anyone teaching or studying this institution.
Conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Studies (ASEAS): Southeast Asia Meets Global Challenges
5 September 2018 — 7 September 2018 | Conference
We are delighted that the 30th Conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Studies in the UK (ASEAS) will be hosted by the University of Leeds.
3 March 2018, 13:00 | Open Day
Due to adverse weather conditions and poor forecast in many parts of the UK, we regret that the School of Politics and International Studies Offer Holder Day scheduled to take place on Saturday 3 March has been cancelled.
15 February 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 | Seminar
As part of the School of Politics and International Studies research seminar series, we will be joined by Joakim Kreutz (Dept. of Political Science, Stockholm University) who will delivery a presentation on 'Political trust after war: The effect of broken promises after demobilization in Colombia'.
General Election 2017
Analysis and conversation on the key developments in the 2017 General Election campaign from our expert academics.
"I had the incredible opportunity to study in South Korea for the summer. I really enjoyed learning about Korean culture, history and language."