University of Leeds, UK

Leeds, in West Yorkshire, England, is home to the Institution of Leeds, a public research university. Yorkshire College of Science (Yorkshire College of Science) was founded in 1874. Yorkshire College was formed in 1884 when it combined with the Leeds School of Medicine (founded in 1831). In 1887, it joined Owens College (which later became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool to form the federal Victoria University (which became the University of Liverpool). King Edward VII granted the University of Leeds a royal charter in 1904.

The University of Leeds is a member of the elite Russell Group of research-intensive universities and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

Leeds is one of the country's largest colleges, with 33,000 students from over 140 nationalities enrolled, and its single campus is spread out across 98 acres approximately one mile from the bustling city centre.
The University of Leeds has one of the most diverse course offerings of any UK university.The University is known for its social activities, with the Student Union winning two gold standards in the Student Union Evaluation Initiative and over 300 clubs and societies to join.

Services for international students

The University of Leeds is a truly international institution, with over 5,000 international students from over 140 countries now enrolled. The International Student Office can help you adjust to living and studying at the University of Leeds by providing information and advice. Leeds' Global Community, lead by a number of international ambassadors, hosts regular events where students can meet other students in similar situations, and Leeds' Global Community will help you interact with new people and cultures from all over the world.

Dedicated personal tutors in all academic departments, the Student Advice Centre, and a comprehensive range of on-campus health services are among the international student support structures.


  • In the Times University Guide 2022, it is ranked 15th
  • In the Guardian University Guide, it is ranked 16th.
  • In the QS World University Rankings, 2022, it is ranked 92nd.
  • In the Times Higher Education rankings for 2022, we are ranked 127th.
  • The Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021 places 101st-150th in the World University Rankings 2022.


The University of Leeds, as one of the largest universities in the UK, offers a diverse selection of housing options to suit a variety of tastes and budgets, ranging from modern, purpose-built apartments to renovated mansion houses. En-suite rooms are offered in several University of Leeds dorms, as well as studio apartments.

All international undergraduate and postgraduate students who apply before the deadline will be assured University housing for the duration of their degree.


  • Alistair Brownlee, MBE – Olympic athlete
  • Alistair McGowan – Actor and impressionist
  • Piers Sellers, OBE – NASA astronaut
  • Jacqui Oatley – Sports commentator
  • Wole Soyinka – Nobel prize-winning playwright
  • Steve Bell and Kipper Williams (both Fine Art) – Cartoonists
  • Bekele Geleta – Director-General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
  • Liz Kershaw – Radio presenter


Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom





International Students

Masters courses, Bachelors courses, Engineering courses, Computers courses, Science courses, Humanities courses, Business courses, BSc, BBA, MBA, MBBS, MS, BE/Btech, MIM

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International Fees

Events From To
Autumn term 27 September 2021 10 December 2021
Autumn semester 27 September 2021 10 December 2021
Holiday 20 December 2021 3 January 2021
Exams ( Autumn ) 10 January 2022 21 January 2022
Spring term 10 January 2022 25 March 2022
Spring semester 24 January 2022 6 May 2022
Holiday 14 April 2022 19 April 2022
Holiday 2 May 2022 -
Exams ( Spring ) 16 May 2022 3 June 2022
Holiday 2 June 2022 3 June 2022
Summer term 25 April 2022 17 June 2022
Holiday 29 August 2022 30 August 2022


Any overseas applicant who has been accepted into one of the School of Earth and Environment's undergraduate degree programmes.
You must be self-supporting, new to the University of Leeds, enrolled in Level 1, and designated as an international student for tuition fee purposes. You must not be the recipient of any other award from the University of Leeds.
You must acquire a 60 percent or higher annual achievement percentage with all courses passed on the first try.

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