international students

supporting your journey

We want to give you as much advice as possible about our university and answer any questions you may have. There is a host of information in this page including insights from international students, practical advice, and virtual campus tours. During live events, you’ll also have the chance to chat with our academics and international students!

Group of international students on campus laughing

See our campuses and facilities

We have excellent teaching spaces aimed at preparing you with the skills you need for your chosen career. Our high-quality facilities include sport science laboratories, fashion, art and architecture studios, tv and radio suites, and film and performance spaces – to name just a few.

Expore our campuses and facilities using our 360° tours below.

The entrance Carnegie School of Sport building on Headingley Campus

campus developments

View 3D tours of our new state-of-the-art facilities in our £45m Carnegie School of Sport building and our £80m Leeds School of Arts building.

student view

When you come to Leeds Beckett you will join a diverse community of students. Hear about their experiences of studying at Leeds Beckett, as well as first hand information about accommodation, the city of Leeds and how they settled into life at our university.

Student Profiles Hear from our students about their Leeds Beckett experience.

There is so much support available at Leeds Beckett. There are academic advisers, course leaders, a dedicated librarian and careers adviser – so there is always someone to help you wherever you turn. And if a member of staff is unable to help you, they will know someone who can.

Dew Uwadia, Nigeria BA (Hons) Law with Management

CHAT TO A STUDENT

What better way to find out about university life than from our students? They can give you first hand insights about your chosen course, accommodation, student life in Leeds, what to expect and how to prepare. Send them a message on our online chat platform and they will be happy to help.

English language requirements

We accept a variety of English language qualifications including TOEFL and IELTS. See all the English language requirements for your country.

We are now accepting online English test alternatives, including the TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition.

We also offer online 5-Week and 10-Week pre-sessional courses to help you achieve the English language ability to study your Leeds Beckett course.

Finance

Watch our video to see what it costs to study at Leeds Beckett, and how much you will need to budget for. 

You are required to pay 50% of your course fee when you start the UK visa process and apply for your CAS number which is necessary for your visa application. This would normally be from the middle of June onwards.

A Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) number is what you need to apply for, in order to start your UK study visa process. You will need to accept your unconditional offer before you can apply for your CAS number. This number is unique to you and is required for your visa application. Watch our video to learn more about the student visa application process:

Accommodation

If you have selected Leeds Beckett as your firm choice university you can submit and track your application through our online booking system.

  • You will receive a welcome email from our team and they will provide you with a user ID. You will then be prompted to create an account and password on our accommodation system
  • Once registered you can log on and book the accommodation of your choice. Choose the hall and specific room you would like, along with viewing some flatmate information to find the best fit for you

It’s a good idea to look at where each hall is in relation to where you will be studying. Think about how long you want to spend travelling to and from university. You can search our accommodation to find out more about our halls of residence and to see how far they are from our campuses.

If you'd like to have a look around, you can use our virtual tour to explore your new home.

get in touch

want to know more?

If you have any questions or want to know more about university life and what to expect, you can email or call us, speak to a representative in your country, or chat to one of our students.