Ultimate Guide To Student Life In Leeds
By Rebecca Maher on September 6th, 2022
The big move in weekend is just around the corner for Downing Students 22/23. Your student life in Leeds is about to begin and you may have a rough idea of personal items you want to bring that you cannot live without at university, but as far as kitchen, cleaning and general life items… where do you start? We have got you with our trusty checklist so you don’t forget a thing. Now with packing covered, it is time to get excited about student life. This guide is packed with information and advice to get the most out of your new student life in Leeds.
If you are a film fan, we definitely recommend you visiting Hyde Park Picture House. The only gaslit cinema in the UK, showcasing niche & independent films.
A perfect place to visit when the sun is shining.
A wonderful historic building currently closed for refurbishment- but that doesn’t stop you taking in the amazing views from outside!
A bit of retail therapy when the all-important student living costs are covered never hurt anybody… right?
Head here at some point in your student life in Leeds for some quirky shops, including: plant shops, arts and crafts, piercing and tattoo parlours, clothing and food.
Considered one of the largest indoor markets in Europe, this place is a shopper’s paradise! From fresh food and drink, fashion, jewellery, haberdashery and more.
Like to treat yourself to some designer pieces now and again? Visit Victoria Quarter. Hello Jo Malone, Louis Vuitton, Mulberry, Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood and more!
One for the gram, this is a great place for a change of scenery while studying and a nice bite to eat.
Leeds is such a great place for food choices, here are some of the best places to eat at while you are living in Leeds.
Craving a roast dinner and too far from home to get one? Head to The Brunswick Pub, for a great choice in menu covering vegan and gluten free options.
Great authentic Thai Food. Head here between 12-5 any day to enjoy two courses for under £10!
A hub of chain restaurants including: Nando’s, Pizza Hut, Gusto and Slug & Lettuce
Leeds student life is perfect, with a wide range of bars and clubs to visit, including…
Well known for drag queen entertainers and Ru Paul style lip sync battles, this is definitely a place for a fun night!