Key dates

Don’t miss any important dates or events over the next few weeks.

This page will be updated throughout November and December, so make sure you keep checking to see if any important dates or events are added. 

Before you arrive

Date Event
12 November 2020  If you are an international student travelling to Leeds from abroad, please read our arrival information. Be sure to have a look at our welcome pages for further information on getting started at Leeds, including your School induction webpage. 
02 December 2020 Registration opens for students beginning their studies in January. Remember to complete your identity check when you arrive in the UK, or notify your school if you will be arriving later than your programme start date. 
02 December 2020 Module enrolment opens for students beginning their studies in January. Be sure to check the ‘When to enrol on your modules’ webpage to see when module enrolment opens and closes in your School. Remember that you can enrol on your modules before you register. 
03 December 2020 January Masters students: You should receive your offer of accommodation by this date if you applied before 30 September 2020. Make sure you accept your contract and pay your deposit within four days of receiving it.
08 January 2021 January undergraduate/Study Abroad students: You should receive your offer of accommodation by this date if you applied before 01 December 2020. Make sure you accept your contract and pay your deposit within four days of receiving it.

Arriving in Leeds

Date Event
01 November - 23 December 2020 If you are an international student and need support, contact the International Arrivals helpdesk in the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building (open Monday to Sunday, 09:00–17:00)​ on +44 (0)113 343 9599 or internationalwelcome@leeds.ac.uk
02 - 18 December 2020 Extra support for registration from our friendly staff based at Student Information Points around campus. Find their opening times and locations here
02 - 24 December 2020 Student Information Helpline staff will be available for any questions you have before the University closes for the Christmas break. Find their opening times and contact details here
21 December 2020  University will close for the Christmas break. 
24 - 27 December 2020 The International Arrivals helpdesk will be open for urgent support needs. Open 09:00–20:00, contact them​ on +44 (0)113 343 9599 or internationalwelcome@leeds.ac.uk
28 December 2020 The International Arrivals helpdesk will reopen in the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building (open Monday to Sunday, 08:00–20:00)​. Contact them on +44 (0)113 343 9599 or internationalwelcome@leeds.ac.uk
28 December 2020 Student Information Helpline staff will be available for any questions you have. Find their opening times and contact details here
04 January 2021 University will reopen after the Christmas break.
11 – 28 Jan 2021 Teaching starts – start dates differ between courses, check your timetable for your first class. Contact your School if you are unsure about anything related to your studies.
12 February 2021 The International Arrivals helpdesk will close, but you can still contact internationalwelcome@leeds.ac.uk if you have any questions. 
22 February 2021 Registration deadline for all students who start their programme of study in January 2021.