Leeds is the edgiest uni in the UK

The others never stood a chance

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We asked the question, and 10,000 of you voted – now Leeds has been crowned the edgiest uni in the UK. 

In yesterday’s poll Leeds received 3,251 votes, storming ahead with a whopping 35.54 per cent.

Bristol followed in second with 26.67 per cent, with Manchester close behind with 22.6 per cent.

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Newcastle came last with a measly 1,380 votes – only 15.1 per cent. To be fair, Newcastle is about as edgy as a Friday night at Fruity.

To most of us it was a pretty obvious result. The majority of students strolling through Hyde Park do leave a trail of glitter behind them, like some kind of hipster snail.

Apparently, if Leeds was a brand it would be Nike, compared to Manchester’s Carhartt, Newcastle’s Adidas Originals and Bristol’s Ellesse.  We all know Nike would take any of those out any day.

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This isn’t the only title we’ve won either. Two years ago we were voted fittest uni in the UK.

So don your bucket hat, crack open a can of Red Stripe and celebrate at Beaverworks – you deserve it.