New students

We’re really excited to welcome you to Leeds. This page will provide you with information that you need to help you prepare and settle in when you join us.

Welcome Resources

Starting at university is exciting but it can also be a little bit scary so we have created a set of resources to help you settle in to your new life at Leeds

1. Check out the School welcome materials 

To help you settle in to the start of term, your school has pulled together some specific information you’ll need to know.

2. Read our Leeds & You guide 

You will receive a link (sent to your university email address) to the Leeds & You guide – the University’s easy to use checklist of important tasks, contacts and things to think about. How to view your Leeds & You guide.

3. Visit the Here & Now Hub 

Our dedicated welcome webpages focus on life at Leeds, from campus and city activities to skills like cooking and managing your money. There are events to book onto, join online, plus offers and giveaways too. Visit the here and now hub

4. Join us on the Leeds&You programme

Join us on the  Leeds&You programme for a selection of free events, activities and a chance to meet other students and postgraduate researchers. Come and familiarise yourself with campus, meet some other students and see what Leeds has to offer.

Register and enrol on your modules

If you haven’t already completed registration, it’s important that you do that as soon as you can. Click here to register and here to find out more about module enrolment.

Find out about the latest Covid safety measures

Our main priority is keeping our students and staff safe, and we’ve put a number of safety measures in place to do this. Read more about our approach here.

International Welcome

If you’re coming to Leeds from outside the UK you’ll find useful travel and arrival information on our Prepare for Leeds webpages.

You will also find more information about booking our arrival support services, which are available to all students arriving in Leeds for the first time and include:

  • free transport from Leeds Bradford and Manchester airport to our University campus
  • a welcome food box to receive on arrival
  • essential items to be delivered to your accommodation (if these are not already offered by your accommodation provider).

When you arrive, find out more about events and activities happening in your first weeks in Leeds.

Make sure not to miss our international orientation, a week-long programme of social events, tours and talks to help you feel at home in Leeds, meet new people and make friends. 

Got a question? Email or go visit the Student Information Service in person at one of their for information points on campus.