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Nur Bazilah Thalib

International chemistry student

"It’s very different to home. Life here is very good. It’s not very hard to be an international student here."
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International students

Leeds is one of the UK’s top universities, world-famous for teaching and research, situated in the heart of a vibrant and multicultural city. It is a truly international university with up to 5,000 international students arriving each year.

Leeds’ virtual learning environment is truly world class, ranked top 5 among all participating universities worldwide.

We have been welcoming thousands of international students for over a hundred years. We have an extensive support network in place just for you, to help you love your time at Leeds.

The University of Leeds has a dedicated International Student Office  to provide support and advice throughout your time here. The Student Office provides you with the following:

  • Advice on managing your money
  • Help looking after your health and welfare
  • A selection of useful leaflets about UK life
  • Details of events including day trips to historic towns in the UK


To learn more about applying to Leeds as an international student, and other issues such as visa requirements please visit our University international pages.

Science and Engineering Scholarship

International, self-funded students, entering year one of our undergraduate chemistry courses are eligible for the Science and Engineering scholarship which provides £2000 towards the cost of tuition fees for each year of study.
find more information on our scholarships page.

Link to Leeds

Link to Leeds gives you an opportunity to talk directly to some of our current University of Leeds students from all over the world. Click below to find out more:

Life at Leeds
The students' view