Resources for schools

The University of Leeds is a world top-100 university (QS World University Rankings, 2020) and one of the most prestigious universities in the UK. 

For many years Leeds has been one of the most popular university choices for international students from all over the world. We are proud to have:

  • Over 39,000 students including 9,000 international students from 170 different nationalities. 
  • 270,000 alumni from over 190 countries.

Teaching excellence and student experience

The University of Leeds is 3rd in the UK for student experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) we are renowned for the quality of our learning, teaching and research. 

We offer one of the widest ranges of degrees in the UK on a single-site campus.

We are located in the heart of a vibrant, affordable and student-friendly city.  

Our undergraduate courses

Students can choose subjects from over 300 undergraduate courses including:

  • art and design 
  • business
  • engineering
  • English
  • fashion
  • food science
  • international relations
  • law
  • marketing
  • media
  • medicine and dentistry 
  • and more. 

View our courses

Students can take our International Foundation Year if they don't have the grades they need for entry onto an undergraduate degree at the University of Leeds. All students who pass the International Foundation Year with the required grades are guaranteed to progress onto their chosen undergraduate degree programme.  It is one of the oldest and most successful programmes of its type in the country.

We also accept a range of university foundation programmes.

Visits to your school or to our campus

We work closely with international schools all over the world through regular visits and sessions. We also have offices in China, India, Japan, Malaysia and Nigeria and will be happy to offer sessions and advice at your school. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for advice or if you or your students are interested to visit Leeds for a campus tour while in the UK. 

Free online resources

Your students can get some experience of study at the University of Leeds before applying with our free online courses. They cover a wide range of subjects and can help them decide what to study and can enhance their application. Teachers and educators can also use them in the classroom as a learning resource. 

School counsellors and advisors can find out more about our admissions and the application process though our CPD webinars. They include topics such as how to prepare for interviews and routes into medicine and nursing. 

You and your students can get in touch with our current international students and join regular live chats to learn about studying in the UK and at the University of Leeds via our Link to Leeds website.

Sign up to our newsletter

Sign up to our School Counsellor e-Newsletter for regular advice and tips on the application process for competitive courses, personal statement advice, reminders of important deadlines, student experience advice and more.

Find out more about becoming an international student on our International pages

Visit us

Find out about our Open Days and how to book an international campus tour on our visit us page.

Contact us on internationaloffice@leeds.ac.uk