School of Earth and Environment

Environmental challenges

Explore how human society interacts with the natural world, through this flexible program of online courses

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Environmental challenges
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Leeds students are in UK’s top 10 most targeted by leading employers

Leeds is seventh in an annual survey prepared by High Fliers Research – part of its review of graduate vacancies and starting salaries with firms in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers.

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Careers and employability
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Greenland ice losses rising faster than expected

Research by University of Leeds scientists has found that Greenland has lost 3.8 trillion tonnes of ice since 1992 – enough to push global sea levels up by 10.6 millimetres.

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Coronavirus (covid-19)

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14th

in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

90%

of our research is

'world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent' REF 2014

Top 10

in the world for Atmospheric Science

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019

We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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Explore the relationships between people and nature, and the challenging and difficult decisions we face when managing natural resources, through this flexible program of online courses.

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We provide businesses with access to our talented students through a free end-to-end, managed recruitment service.

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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