University of Leeds
The University of Leeds is situated in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. This British Redbrick university was initially named as the Yorkshire College of Science and was later renamed as the Yorkshire College. It integrated the Leeds School of Medicine and turned out to be a part of the federal Victoria University together with Owens College and University College Liverpool. A royal charter was granted to this university in the year 1904 by King Edward VII.
This university is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. This university is also a naissance member of the Worldwide Universities Network, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the White Rose University Consortium, the European University Association, CDIO and the Santander Network and is also affiliated to EQUIS, the Association of MBAs, and Universities UK.
The student population of this university comprises of 33585 students, and this makes the university to be the 5th largest university in the whole of the UK. Education in the UK is always highly regarded and so is this university due to the fact that it offers great education.
This university has constantly been ranked 2nd in the United Kingdom for the number of applications received. The annual income for this institution for the year 2008-09 was £497.2 million with an expenditure of £485.3 million. This university possesses financial endowments of £42.3 million, thereby ranking outside the top 10 British universities by financial endowment.