Look after yourself and others
To get the most out of your time in Leeds, look after your emotional and physical health - that way you'll be more likely to enjoy all aspects of student living.
Arriving in a new city is exciting but it can feel daunting and unfamiliar. Wherever you're from, take some time to settle in, participate in activities, make friends and be sure to look out for each other, yourself and your health so that you can stay happy and healthy.
Feeling at home in Leeds
Life in a new social, cultural and academic environment is exciting but can feel challenging. Whether you've recently arrived in Leeds or you've been here for some time, there's lots of support to help you feel at home.
After the excitement of arriving in Leeds and the whirlwind of the start of term, you'll begin to find a routine. Making friends can help combat feeling lost and homesick.
As a student in Leeds, you'll need to register with a doctor, and be familiar with where to go if you need help, treatment or advice.
Health advice for international students
If you become unwell during your time in the UK then you'll need to know about the medical care you can receive.
When you are ill
Being ill when you're away from home can be a difficult time. Make sure you know what to do and how to inform the University if you're not able to attend.
Look after yourself
It's common to feel stressed or anxious at times, particularly if you juggle a part time job with university work, or worry about assignments or about how to make the next step after graduation.
Supporting your friends
It can be really difficult to know how best to support a friend if they are having a hard time or if they are experiencing mental health difficulties. It can feel scary or overwhelming to reach out to someone and we hope this information here will support you to do this if you feel able.
Maintaining an active lifestyle at University is a great way to keep yourself fit, healthy and happy. There are a number of facilities in the University to help you do this.