Bradford CityBradford City is a large area in West Yorkshire that includes the towns of Bradford, Keighley, Shipley, Bingley, Ilkley, Haworth, Silsden and Denholme. It is close to Leeds and, despite having a population of 522,500, has only one university.
The University of Bradford is a research-active university that traditionally offers professional, applied courses underpinned by links with industry. It received its Royal Charter in 1966 but has origins dating back to 1832 when the Mechanics Institute formed.
The university has two campuses: the City Campus and the School of Management, which is set in parkland a couple of miles away from the city. The University of Bradford has 14,210 students and a course satisfaction rating of 1.9 / 5.0.