International Student Office

The International Student Office provides specialist student visa and immigration advice along with welcome and orientation support specific to the needs of international students.

Immigration Advice

Our team of International Student Advisors provides free advice on student visa and immigration requirements to current and prospective international students. We can assist you with the process of applying for entry clearance and extending your visa; immigration advice related to working during and after studies; and advice on visa refusals. To deal with your enquiry you must provide us with your Student ID number.
You can find pre-arrival immigration information on the visas and immigration section of  

Student visa advice for current students is on 

Student visa advice for prospective students is on University of Leeds | Study > International students > Visas and immigration > Applying for a student visa

Welcome Services

Our Global Community Team provides a welcome service to help you have a great start at Leeds. You’ll find travel and arrival information on our Preparing for Leeds webpages, including information about our arrival transport service and self-isolation support; as well as opportunities to chat with our current students; attend welcome events and take part in social activities. 

Your online international orientation has lots of information to help you get started, feel at home in Leeds and make the most of your international experience. 

Global Community Activities

During the year we help UK and international students to make the most of being part of our global community. We connect students from different cultural backgrounds through activities where you can develop your cultural awareness and employability skills. 

Contact us

International Student Office