Discover the notable alumni of University Of Leeds. The list includes people like Emma Mackey, Mark Knopfler, Keir Starmer, Mark Gatiss & Alice Levine. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, musicians, writers, singers and critics & connoisseurs etc.
Emma MackeyEmma Mackey
04 January 1996, French, British
Actress
Mark KnopflerMark Knopfler
12 August 1949, British
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Record producer,

Keir StarmerKeir Starmer
02 September 1962, British
Barrister

Mark GatissMark Gatiss
17 October 1966, British
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Novelist, Voice

Alice LevineAlice Levine
08 July 1986, British
Presenter

Leslie CheungLeslie Cheung
12 September 1956, Chinese, Hong Konger
Singer, Composer, Film director, Actor, Songwriter
Linda BassettLinda Bassett
04 February 1950, British
Actress

Alistair BrownleeAlistair Brownlee
23 April 1988, British
Triathlete

Richard QuestRichard Quest
09 March 1962, British
Journalist, Television presenter

Jay RaynerJay Rayner
14 September 1966, British
Presenter, Journalist, Food critic
Little BootsLittle Boots
04 May 1984, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Record

Wizard of New ZealandWizard of New Zealand
04 December 1932, New Zealander
Comedian, Teacher, Politician, Stage magician
Paul DacrePaul Dacre
14 November 1948, British
Journalist

Herbert ReadHerbert Read
04 December 1893, British
Art historian, Poet, Writer, Philosopher,

Andy KershawAndy Kershaw
09 November 1959, British
Disc jockey
Piers SellersPiers Sellers
11 April 1955, British, American
Astronaut, Scientist, Meteorologist

Tony HarrisonTony Harrison
30 April 1937, British
Poet, Writer, Playwright
Richard HoggartRichard Hoggart
24 September 1918, British
Sociologist, University teacher

Established in 1904 in West Yorkshire, England, is the University of Leeds which is a redbrick university. The student body of the University of Leeds comprises of almost 32,000 students, which makes it the seventh largest university in the United Kingdom. The university believes in power of diversity, and houses individuals from different parts of the world. Being one of the best universities in the U.K., Leeds is ranked as the 32nd best university in Europe and the 93rd best internationally, as per the 2016-17 statistics of QS World University Rankings. It was also declared as the Sunday Times University of the Year in the year 2017. By practicing professionalism, integrity and inclusiveness to everyday learning, Leeds provides a welcoming learning environment. The whole campus occupies a beautiful and sprawling 1230 acres, and is elegantly and diversely styled, as per the history of the country. Leeds offers remarkable programs in various areas of studies such as Arts, Business, Engineering, Science and Medicine, thus making it one of the most targeted British universities today. The University of Leeds, has produced various distinguished people and a large number of Nobel Laureates. Chris Pine, Sayeeda Warsi and Piers Sellers make the list of some eminent people who had their humble beginnings at the University of Leeds. Here’s a list of some notable personalities from the University of Leeds, who have been a constant source of inspiration to the world.