The University of Leeds

Lisa Firth

Care Leaver Officer
0113 343 7669
l.firth@adm.leeds.ac.uk

The information on this page was last updated on 29 August 2019.

The details of support available can change, so before you apply it's best to speak to the named contact to check exactly what they offer.

We have recently held the Buttle UK Quality Mark. You will receive guaranteed all year round accommodation if you want it. Lisa is your contact for all other types of pastoral support, so please contact me as soon as possible, either prior to arrival or as soon as you start your course at Leeds.

You will be enrolled onto the Plus Programme, where you will meet students from similar backgrounds for social and personal development activities, which will help you to adjust to life at university, and become successful in your studies and in seeking employment.

Support we offer

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  • A named contact
  • Outreach sessions or activities
  • Pre-application help
  • Guidance for offer holders
  • A web page for care leavers
  • Careers advice and support after graduation

Accommodation we offer

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  • A place to live all year round
  • If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year

Funding support we offer

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  • Specific funding that's just for care leavers
  • Additional funding available (such as bursaries and grants)
  • Support for students seeking asylum
  • Support for those with discretionary leave to remain
  • Financial advice

Many care leavers will meet the eligibility criteria for our automatic Leeds financial support, and receive the highest level of our means-tested funding worth £2,000, if you are assessed as an independent student. You don't need to submit a separate application to receive this.You will also take priority to receive funding through our means-tested scholarships worth £3,000 per year. These are competitive awards, which are limited in number, and require a separate application to be submitted by the pre-entry deadline date.

300 courses

Course information from Discover Uni was last updated in December 2020

Accounting and Finance Sandwich year
BSc
Actuarial Mathematics Sandwich year
BSc
Ancient History Sandwich year
BA
BA
BA
MEng
BEng
Architecture Sandwich year
MEng
Art and Design Sandwich year
BA
Asia Pacific Studies Sandwich year
BA
Automotive Engineering Sandwich year
MEng
Automotive Engineering Sandwich year
BEng
Banking and Finance Sandwich year
BSc
Biochemistry Sandwich year
BSc
Biochemistry Sandwich year
MBiol
Biological Sciences Sandwich year
MBiol
Biological Sciences Sandwich year
BSc
Biology Sandwich year
BSc
Biology Sandwich year
MBiol
Business Economics Sandwich year
BSc
Business Management Sandwich year
BA
BEng
MEng
Chemical Engineering Sandwich year
MEng
Chemical Engineering Sandwich year
BEng
Chemistry Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Chemistry Foundation Sandwich year
MChem
Chemistry and Mathematics Foundation Sandwich year
MChem
Chemistry and Mathematics Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Chemistry with a Year in Industry Foundation Sandwich year
MChem
MChem
Child and Family Studies Part time Foundation
FD
Childhood Studies Sandwich year
BA
Civil Engineering Sandwich year
BEng
Civil Engineering Sandwich year
MEng
Classical Civilisation Sandwich year
BA
Communications and Media Sandwich year
BA
Computer Science Sandwich year
MEng
Computer Science Sandwich year
BSc
BA
Digital Media Sandwich year
BA
MBiol
Economics Sandwich year
BSc
Economics and Finance Sandwich year
BSc
Economics and Geography Sandwich year
BA
Economics and History Sandwich year
BA
BSc
Economics and Politics Sandwich year
BA
Education Sandwich year
BA
Electronic Engineering Sandwich year
MEng
English and Film Studies Sandwich year
BA
English and History Sandwich year
BA
BA
English and Music Sandwich year
BA
English and Philosophy Sandwich year
BA
English and Sociology Sandwich year
BA
English Literature Sandwich year
BA
Environment and Business Sandwich year
BA
Environmental Science Sandwich year
BSc
Fashion Design Sandwich year
BA
Fashion Marketing Sandwich year
BA
Fashion Technology Sandwich year
BA
BA
Financial Mathematics Sandwich year
BSc
Fine Art Sandwich year
BA
BA
Food Science Sandwich year
BSc
Food Science Sandwich year
MSci
MSci
BSc
BA
Genetics Sandwich year
BSc
Genetics Sandwich year
MBiol
Geography Sandwich year
BA
Geography Sandwich year
BSc
Geography and Geology Sandwich year
BSc
Geology Sandwich year
BSc
Geophysics Sandwich year
BSc
BA
History Sandwich year
BA
BA
History and Philosophy Sandwich year
BA
History and Sociology Sandwich year
BA
History of Art Sandwich year
BA
Human Physiology Sandwich year
BSc
Human Physiology Sandwich year
MBiol
BA
International Business Sandwich year
BSc
BA
International Relations Sandwich year
BA
Islamic Studies Sandwich year
BA
Journalism Sandwich year
BA
Law Sandwich year
LLB
Learning and Teaching Part time Foundation
FD
Liberal Arts Sandwich year
BA
BA
BA
Mathematics Sandwich year
BSc
Mathematics Sandwich year
MMath
Mathematics and Music Sandwich year
BSc
BSc
BSc
MMath
Mechanical Engineering Sandwich year
BEng
Mechanical Engineering Sandwich year
MEng
MEng
BEng
Medical Biochemistry Sandwich year
BSc
Medical Biochemistry Sandwich year
MBiol
Medical Engineering Sandwich year
BEng
Medical Engineering Sandwich year
MEng
Medical Microbiology Sandwich year
BSc
Medical Sciences Sandwich year
BSc
Medical Sciences Sandwich year
MBiol
Medicinal Chemistry Foundation Sandwich year
MChem
Medicinal Chemistry Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
MChem
Microbiology Sandwich year
BSc
Microbiology Sandwich year
MBiol
Middle Eastern Studies Sandwich year
BA
BA
Music Sandwich year
BA
MART
Music with Enterprise Sandwich year
BA
Natural Sciences Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Natural Sciences Foundation Sandwich year
MNatSci
Neuroscience Sandwich year
BSc
Neuroscience Sandwich year
MBiol
Nutrition Sandwich year
MSci
Nutrition Sandwich year
BSc
Pharmacology Sandwich year
BSc
Pharmacology Sandwich year
MBiol
Philosophy Sandwich year
BA
Philosophy and Physics Sandwich year
BSc
Philosophy and Politics Sandwich year
BA
Physics Sandwich year
BSc
Physics Sandwich year
MPhys
MPhys
BSc
Politics Sandwich year
BA
BA
Politics and Sociology Sandwich year
BA
Product Design Sandwich year
BSc
Product Design Sandwich year
MDes
Professional Studies Sandwich year
BA
Professional Studies Part time Sandwich year
BA
Psychology Sandwich year
BSc
BSc
Social Policy Sandwich year
BA
Social Policy and Crime Sandwich year
BA
BA
Sociology Sandwich year
BA
BA
BSc
BSc
Textile Design Sandwich year
BA
Theatre and Performance Sandwich year
BA
Theoretical Physics Sandwich year
BSc
Theoretical Physics Sandwich year
MPhys
Zoology Sandwich year
BSc
Zoology Sandwich year
MBiol