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.
Life in halls
Find out more about accommodation and join your halls community.
Finding the essentials
From late night groceries to haircuts, here’s what's nearby.
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.
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.
Grill and chop
Need some meal inspiration to keep mealtimes interesting? Each week we’ll be sharing a simple recipe you can make cheaply and easily.
Let's start with the most important meal of the day, breakfast. Have a go at creating some big fluffy American pancakes. Simple but delicious.
Share your creations with us on Instagram @universityofleeds
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.
Food on a budget
Dreaming of a home-cooked meal, or a cheeky takeout deal? Here’s our budget-friendly tips for food shopping in Leeds.
More about life at Leeds
Health and wellbeing
Activities and ideas to support your body and mind. Find out what’s on offer.
Campus and culture
Start exploring everything campus has to offer. Take a look around now.
Leeds and beyond
Get to know the city and the magnificent county of Yorkshire with the information here.