The 91st Textile Institute World Conference

23rd – 26th July 2018 | Leeds, UK

Meet the hosts: The University of Leeds

The University of Leeds was founded in 1904 and one of its original departments was the Department of Textile Industries. The Department thrived, became recognised as a leading textile centre for education and research.


They are in the top 10 universities in the UK, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

The local community benefits from their 3,000 student volunteers.

They are ranked as the top UK university for the environmental impact of their research according to Times Higher Education.

The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Kaiser Chiefs, Arctic Monkeys, Editors and Ed Sheeran have all played at the University Refectory!