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School of Chemistry
Congratulations on your offer
Congratulations – we hope you’re excited to receive your offer to study at the University of Leeds, an international, world top 100 university.
Going to university is an amazing experience. You’ll join our friendly and diverse community of over 38,000 students from more than 170 countries. Being a student at Leeds means you’ll make friends from across the world and become more globally minded, which is a great asset to future employers.
We want to make sure you have everything you need to make the best decision for your future, so on this page you’ll find details on next steps, including how to accept your offer and apply for accommodation. You’ll also have the chance to explore our campus and hear what our students say about their experiences here at Leeds.
We're really glad you've applied to study with us at Leeds. Find out more about your offer and how to reply.
Your offer holder event is a chance for you to find out more about the course you’ve applied for, as well as the careers support and enrichment opportunities available to you at the School of Chemistry.
You’ll meet staff and current students and there will be plenty of opportunities for you to ask questions about studying with us.
Attending an event
Offer holder events are now taking place. View our offer holder events page for details about how to attend.
If you can’t attend a live event, we will be making our sessions available on demand after the event for you to view at a time that best suits you. Please be aware that our question and answer session, and the chance to meet our teaching staff and current students, will only be available during the live event.
If you have any access requirements to help you participate in our offer holder event, for example a transcript or captioned video after the event, please email our admissions team at email@example.com.
Download your offer guide to discover more about what it’s like to live and study at our campus university at the heart of the city.
You can reply to all your offers by logging in to UCAS Track.
You don’t need to reply to your offers until all the institutions you applied to have notified you of their decisions. When this happens, you’ll see the deadline you need to reply by in UCAS Track.
Your reply dates are based on when UCAS receives the last decision from your universities or colleges. Check your application to see your personal deadline.
If you receive your last decision on or before 19 May 2022, your reply date is 9 June 2022 (except if you're using Extra to find a place).
If you receive your last decision on or before 14 July 2022, your reply date is 21 July 2022 (including Extra choices).
We guarantee accommodation for your first year.
Living in our University accommodation is a great introduction to student life, and a fantastic way to make new friends. Most of our accommodation is off campus, close to the city centre or in the popular student areas of Headingley or Hyde Park – within walking distance or on frequent bus routes to the University.
Want to speak to current students about what it’s like to study with us? Link to Leeds gives you an opportunity to chat to students from a wide range of subject areas and countries.
We have more than 12,000 international students from more than 130 countries, making our campus one of the most diverse and multicultural in the UK. Watch our video on being an international student at Leeds to find out more about what it’s like to live in a lively, multicultural city in the centre of the UK.
When you are coming to university in another country, there are lots of things you need to know, from travel and accommodation arrangements to sorting out your finances. Browse our guide for international students to find out more.
Exceptional student experience
By joining Leeds you’ll be part of a prestigious, research-intensive Russell Group university, where you’ll gain skills that will be invaluable to you, personally and professionally. You’ll get the chance to take part in research, tailor your experience and take advantage of life-changing opportunities. You’ll benefit from some of the best university facilities available and you’ll be assisted every step of the way.
You’ll also join a diverse, supportive community of students and make friendships and connections that will last a lifetime. Leeds University Union (LUU) is one of the largest in the country, and their mission is to make sure students love their time at Leeds. With over 300 clubs and societies, there's bound to be something for you.
The best way to find out about life at Leeds is to chat to our students on Unibuddy. We have over 100 Unibuddy ambassadors ready to answer with any questions you might have - from course content, facilities and accommodation, to city life and the societies you can join while you're here.
Taster lectures and online courses
You'll be taught by internationally renowned, inspirational academics who are passionate about your subject.
Learn how we use principles of thermodynamics and transition metal stereochemistry to make nanometre-sized artificial hollow cage compoundsMore on Transition metal chemistry: controlling nanosized metallo-cages
Explore our campus and city
Preparing for your future
Make the most of the opportunities at Leeds, have an amazing experience, and give yourself the skills and confidence to stand out from the crowd.
award for our commitment to gender equality
Athena SWAN Charter
Undergraduate study at the School of Chemistry
We are continually investing in our facilities to create an exciting learning environment
Clubs and societies
Join ChemSoc and meet other students in fun and relaxed social environments
Discovery modules give you the opportunity to broaden your studies beyond your core discipline and pursue your personal interests
We’re here for you
You’ll benefit from a wide range of support services to help you feel safe and at home from day one.
Visit our course pages for all the latest information about your chosen course.