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Generative AI

Find out more about Generative AI (Gen AI) and how you can use it in your studies, research or teaching.

Introduction to Generative AI

An introduction to the different types of Generative AI, some of the tools available, and the strengths and weaknesses to be aware of when using Gen AI.

AI and assessments

Understand the traffic light categories that apply to assessments, acknowledging your use of generative AI and use our quick checklist before you start work.

AI for student education

Guidance for staff on using Gen AI for assessments, applying RAG categories, resources for talking to students and case studies.

AI use in research

University procedures for using Gen AI ethically and how to use outputs from AI tools.

Policies and guidance

Taught student guidance

Information and guidance on using Generative Artificial Intelligence (Gen AI) in your studies (PDF download).

Guidance for Postgraduate Research students is being developed separately and will be published soon.

Staff guidance

Guidance for anyone employed at the University who uses or plans to use Gen AI in teaching, research or administrative tasks. This also applies to external lecturers, assessors and postgraduate researchers who have a temporary or part-time staff role.

What do University of Leeds students think of Generative AI?

We asked seven University of Leeds students how they feel about Generative AI and how they use it.

Get in touch

If you have ideas and suggestions for how we should develop this website, or if you would like to contribute your case studies or experience using AI, please email: