Life and You

Welcome to your new life at Leeds

This page highlights some of the support available to you, ideas on finding a job, plus handy tips to help you manage your meals and your money.

Find out about all the things you need to balance everything that’s going on, and make your life that little bit easier.


  • Staying safe in Leeds

    Read our guide to find out how to keep yourself and your belongings safe.

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  • Life in halls

    Find out more about accommodation and join your halls community.

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  • Finding the essentials

    From late night groceries to haircuts, here’s what's nearby.

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  • Where to go in an emergency

    There's a number of places in Leeds where you can get immediate support. Make sure you know who to ask for help.

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  • Find a job

    Whether it's to support your studies or a big career move, here's where to start if you're looking for work.

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Plan and budget

Need some help managing your money?

We’ve put together some money management tips to help you make the most of what you’ve got. 

Make sure you can access your money for your first few weeks in Leeds by reading our guide to opening a bank account.


Eat well for less

A must read for all students – how to save while you shop.

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