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Summer Schools

As an academic venue we know how to create the right environment for learning and have a wealth of experience in hosting summer schools for a variety of organisations.

We're confident that our mix of first-class residences, learning environments, sporting facilities, entertainment spaces and top quality catering will make us the right choice for a whole host of summer schools.


We can accommodate over 2,000 residential guests across Carnegie Village, Kirkstall Brewery and Marsden in modern well equipped accommodation.

Learning Environments

Our range of class rooms, computer rooms, lecture theatres and halls all offer state of the art AV in modern well furnished rooms.
Summer Schools

Sports Facilities

We have a huge range of top class sports facilities including regional centres of excellence in athletics, tennis and gymnastics. Summer school students can access some of the best facilities in the country, the same facilities that have been used to train Olympic champions.
Our facilities include sports halls, gyms, a 20-metre swimming pool, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, basketball courts, squash courts, astroturf pitches, sports fields and a running track.

Entertainment Spaces

The Great Hall and Students Union Bar are great locations for parties and other entertainment events. Our sports halls and outdoor spaces can also be used for a wide variety of activities.


24-hour security is in operation at all of our sites so you can rest assured that the safety of your students and staff will be taken care of.


Our Catering Team will work with you to devise special menus to suit the tastes of your students. We provide all guests with breakfast, lunch and dinner and if required we can also provide packed lunches for you to take off site.

Staff Offices and Common Rooms

We can provide fully furnished and equipped office spaces for you to use to manage your programme of events. We also have a range of spaces that can be used as staff common rooms.

Why Leeds?

Leeds is a great base, easily accessible by road, train or air and you'll have a number of attractions right on your doorstep. Our Headingley Campus is particularly suitable for summer schools as it is a self-contained student village with all the facilities and services you would need in one place.

Event Management

Our experienced event managers have hosted many summer schools over the years and have the right knowledge and skill set to ensure a successful outcome every time. To take the stress and strain out of what could be a challenging experience for the event organiser you will be provided with a dedicated event manager who will act as a single point-of-contact and help you throughout the whole process from responding to the initial enquiry to the post-event briefing ensuring that all aspects of your summer school run smoothly and successfully.
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