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International Student Office


International Student Office – supporting your international and intercultural experience on campus.

The International Student Office is here to provide support and enhance the experience of University of Leeds International and UK students.

University of Leeds ranked 1st out of 16 participating Russell Group Universities for overall international student satisfaction in the latest International Student Barometer survey (Autumn 2012)


News and updates:

New Tier 4 maintenance requirements

UKV&I (UK Visas & Immigration, formerly known as the UK Border Agency) have announced a rise in Tier 4... read more

New Home Office customer service standards

The Home Office has provided information about new service standards, which will apply to immigration... read more

TB screening required in more countries

The Immigration Rules changed from 31st December 2013 so that people in many additional countries will have... read more

Experience a weekend with a British family through HOST!

The HOST UK programme offers international students the chance to find out more about British culture and see... read more

Leeds 1st among participating Russell Group Universities for international student satisfaction

The University of Leeds has been ranked 1st out of 16 participating Russell Group universities for overall... read more

For international students

For international students we provide specialist advice and welcome and orientation support specific to your needs.

Our team of immigration experts is here to provide Immigration Advice and assist you with the process of applying for entry clearance and extending your visa.

Our Welcome Team provide a comprehensive welcome service to help you have the best start in Leeds, including Arrival Briefings all year round, our Orientation Programmes in September and January and our Meet and Greet Service in September.

New to Leeds?

Find all your essential pre-arrival information in these publications:
For Undergraduates: Your Place     
For Postgraduates: Your Postgraduate Place

Current student?

The International Student Handbook can answer questions you may have. If you cannot find what you are looking for feel free to contact us.

For all students

For all students we organise an exciting range of Global Community activities to help you get the most out of being part of the University of Leeds Global Community. We run regular fun events and projects which enable you to enjoy interacting with students from different backgrounds, developing your cultural awareness and your knowledge of the world and different global perspectives.

Where to find the International Student Office

Level 11,
Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building,
University of Leeds,
LS2 9JT.

The Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building is number 77 on the University Campus Map.

Opening hours

9am – 4:45pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
10am – 4:45pm Wednesday