We are constantly investing in new innovative buildings, incorporating dramatic design, dynamic shape and key environmental features, creating world-class facilities for students and staff. 2016 marked the 175th Anniversary of the Young Men’s Mental Improvement Society, a predecessor institution of the University when we also began a process of renaming many of our buildings, introducing names of important figures connected to areas of the University’s work. Below you can learn about our buildings and the historic significance of their patrons.

Barbara Hepworth Building

Barbara Hepworth Building

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Bronte Lecture Theatres

Bronte Lecture Theatres

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Charles Sikes Building

Charles Sikes Building

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Cockroft Building

Cockroft Building

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Edith Key Building

Edith Key Building

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Harold Wilson Building

Harold Wilson Building

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Haslett Building

Haslett Building

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Joseph Priestley Building

Joseph Priestley Building

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Oastler Building

Oastler Building

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Ramsden Building

Ramsden Building

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Schwann Building

Schwann Building

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Sir John Ramsden Court

Sir John Ramsden Court

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St Paul's Building

St Paul's Building

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Sir Patrick Stewart Building

Sir Patrick Stewart Building

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Spärck Jones Building

Spärck Jones Building

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