joining us in january

Information on visas, self-isolation, arriving in the UK, starting your course, what support is available and more.

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Page last updated 18/01/2021

Updated advice regarding January 2021 arrival

The UK Government announced that travel corridors were suspended at 4am, 18 January 2021.

If you arrive in England from anywhere outside the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man you will need to self-isolate for 10 days.

You must have proof of a negative coronavirus test to travel to England.

Read about travel and transport measures in place to protect England from coronavirus.

Our advice for international students travelling from overseas for the Spring term is to consider whether you, in fact, need to travel to the UK at this time, particularly if your course does not require you to be on campus from 4 January. You should consider delaying your travel plans if these can be rearranged.

We will be updating the information on the Coronavirus webpages with answers to the most frequently asked questions, including links to the latest advice and guidance. We will email all applicants if the guidance changes.

This is a challenging time for all of us, but please be assured we will continue to do everything we can to maintain a safe study environment and to provide you with a learning experience that will enable you to succeed on your course, and ultimately in your career.

Please contact our international team on if you have any questions about how this affects you. We look forward to welcoming you to Leeds Beckett University.

Download your January 2021 arrival guide

This guide contains helpful tips on what to do before you arrive, when you get here, and beyond. 

get the support you need

We know that coming to university this year is more challenging than ever before. Looking after your emotional and mental wellbeing is so important. We are here for you - please get in touch with our International Social Network and our friendly support team will be able to help you get the help you need. 

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