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With two universities and eight colleges of further education, companies have access to a well qualified and trained workforce. The University of Leeds is the number one student destination in the UK, receiving 52,521 applications for the current academic year. It is at the forefront of knowledge transfer and research partnerships with business, and a member of the White Rose Consortium of universities, which has a combined research power greater than Oxford and Cambridge.

Leeds Metropolitan University is home to the largest business school of its kind in the UK. It is also the lead partner for West Yorkshire New Technology Institute, providing specialist and bespoke training courses to meet the ICT needs of business. Leeds is the biggest centre for construction and allied trades. There is a strong medical technology sector and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest in Europe.

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