International Student Advice and Support

Find out about the different teams who can help with questions, give you visa advice, run arrival services, orientation, wellbeing and cultural activities for International students, and offer activities for all students to make the most of being part of our global community at Leeds.

Student Information Service

Have a question and don’t know who is best to contact? Get in touch with our friendly colleagues in the Student Information Service.

With a Helpline, an email address, and Information Points on campus the Student Information Service is here to help you find out what you need to know and we can put you in touch with the right people if more specialist support or advice is needed.

Contact the Student Information Service

Student Visa Advice

Our advisors provide free advice on immigration rules and requirements to current and prospective international students.

We can help you with the process of applying for your student visa overseas and with extending your visa once you’re in the UK; immigration advice related to working during and after studies; and advice and appeals on visa refusals.

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So that we can deal with your enquiry you must provide us with your Student ID number.

International Student Office and Global Community Team

We run international arrival services, international orientation and wellbeing and cultural exchange activities for international students including Feeling at Home in Leeds workshops, Host visits to a British home and the Writing Back pen pal opportunity.  

We also offer activities to help UK and international students to make the most of being part of our global community. You can connect with students from different backgrounds and study levels, make friends from all over the world and develop your cultural awareness and employability skills at the Global Cafe, and by taking part in the University Buddy Scheme, the Intercultural Ambassadors Programme and other Global Community activities. 

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