For students coming from overseas: welcome to the friendly, cosmopolitan and exciting city of Leeds!
With the University of Leeds attracting more than 5,000 international students annually and with Leeds Beckett and Leeds Trinity also drawing large numbers of international students, it’s safe to say Leeds is a truly diverse city.
Leeds is experienced in welcoming international students and the providing them with specialist advice, support and orientation.
Whether you’re looking for somewhere to rent student property in Leeds or just want some general information about the city, you’re in the right place. Pickard Properties is highly experienced in helping international students find accommodation to rent in Leeds.
Not only does Pickard Properties let houses for students in Leeds from all around the world, we will help you with every step of the process, starting with providing some useful information about our welcoming city of Leeds.
Single or shared?
You might be looking for a Leeds student houseshare to rent with fellow international students, or perhaps you are looking for your own room or a 1 bedroom flat in Leeds? Whatever type of student property you are looking to rent, we cater for both singles and groups of international students.
Useful information for international students in Leeds
If you require immigration advice or orientation support, the University of Leeds’ International Student Office would be a good first point of call. The team of immigration experts will be able to assist you with immigration services, travel and arrival support, orientation, and life in Leeds — as well as offering information about global community opportunities.
International Students’ Club
If you’re renting student accommodation in Leeds and would like to meet fellow overseas students in a friendly and welcoming environment, you may want to head to the International Students’ Club (ISC). The club was established in 1986 to provide welcome and support for international students.
The club meets every Wednesday evening (6pm-7:45pm) in the Emmanuel Centre next to Leeds University. This fun and welcoming club even puts on free coach trips for international students and is perfect for practicing your English! Families are welcome, too.
Whether you’re looking for Headingley student flats or student property in Hyde Park, you’ll want to know how you can get around the exciting city of Leeds. Fortunately, a great transport network of buses and trains make getting around Leeds and its surrounding areas easy and fairly inexpensive.
Leisure in Leeds
Leeds is a thriving city with great leisure and entertainment facilities.
If you are renting or are looking for student accommodation in Leeds and are keen to take advantage of the host of leisure, cultural and sports activities available to you, the Leeds City Council website is a great source for information on what’s on in Leeds.
Find out about public libraries in Leeds, where they are located and how to join them. Learn about the city’s many museums and galleries, as well as the sports and leisure facilities available. Or get the low down on great places to eat, drink and spend your leisure time.
Find out more
For international students looking for a quality, professional and friendly student letting company in Leeds, make Pickard Properties your first choice.
As well as providing you with a dedicated and professional student letting service, we provide a friendly and informative ear to any questions you may have when you arrive to study in the cosmopolitan city of Leeds.