School of English Undergraduate Offer Holders
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Congratulations on your offer
My name is Dr Richard De Ritter, the Undergraduate Admissions Tutor for the School of English, and I want to personally congratulate you on your offer to study with us. Watch my welcome video.
Your choice of university is very important, and this page will help you find all the information you need to make the right decision. It includes information on our upcoming offer holder events, accommodation, taster lectures, the support available to you at Leeds and more.
Your next steps
Now that you have your offer you need to make the decision about whether Leeds is right for you. In order to help you find out more about your course and the University we will be hosting a number of on-campus offer holder events. These events are designed to give you the chance to visit the University, meet our academics and other students and get a taste of life as a Leeds student.
Alongside the day’s subject specific activities there will be an opportunity to take part in other events across the University, such as student-led tours of Leeds University Union and The Edge, an accommodation talk (booked in advance) and an information fair in Parkinson Court, where you can find out more about accommodation, finance and alternative entry.
We will be holding offer holder events on the following dates. Book your place now.
- Wednesday 26th April 2023
If you have any problems trying to book your offer holder event please contact our Admissions Team.
Book your place
Learn more about your course and chat to academic staff and students at one of our offer holder events.More on Book your place
Take a look at our find us page for details of rail and bus services, as well as car travel, ahead of your offer holder day.More on Travel information
Virtual campus tour
Ahead of your offer holder day take a virtual tour of our single-site campus and get a feel for living and studying in Leeds.More on Virtual campus tour
What to expect at your offer holder event
The School of English will be running subject area events from 12:30 to 15:00. However you may choose to arrive in Leeds earlier to take advantage of the activities happening around campus from 11:00.
School of English event schedule
- 13:00-16:00 – Drop in and Library tours departure point.
(Please go directly to your subject specific session if this is at 1pm)
School of English Foyer, 10 Cavendish Road
- 13:00 – BA English Literature with Theatre Studies subject specific session
Alumni Room (School of English)
- 13:00 – BA English Literature subject specific session 1, also for Joint Honours students (repeated at 2pm)
Roger Stevens Building Lecture Theatre 8
- 14:00 – BA English Literature with Creative Writing subject specific session
Roger Stevens Building Lecture Theatre 8
- 14:00 – BA English Literature subject specific session 2, also for Joint Honours students (repeat)
Roger Stevens Building Lecture Theatre 4
- 14:00 – BA English Language and Literature subject specific session
Seminar Room 5 (School of English)
Attendance at an accommodation talk is by pre-booking only. We suggest you book your offer holder event first using the link above then come back to book your place at an accommodation talk. Please note that when accessing myvisitday, your accommodation talk booking won’t appear in the personal itinerary. Book your place at an accommodation talk.
Joint honours students
Please note that if you're a Joint Honours student, you will be invited to an offer holder event provided by the school from which you received your offer. However, there may be an opportunity to visit your second School if they are running an offer holder event on the same day. Please ask our Admissions team at your School of English offer holder event to confirm if this is possible.
If you are a BA English and Music offer holder, the School of Music is also running an offer holder event on Wednesday 15th March.
If you are a BA English and History of Art offer holder, the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies is also running an offer holder event on Wednesday 26th April.
What to do if you can’t attend
We completely understand that not everyone will be able to attend an offer holder event but that doesn’t mean you should miss out. Once the on-campus events are over we will be updating this page with on demand content to help you find out more about studying in Leeds. In the meantime though, if you have any questions please feel free to contact our Admissions Team.
If you have any access requirements please email our Admissions Team so we can ensure you get the most out of your visit. For example, booking a blue badge parking space for on campus events or providing a transcript or captioned video after the online event.
Living in halls is a great way to experience student life, make new friends and feel part of our student community. At Leeds we offer a range of different accommodation options, so there's something for everyone. Book your place at an accommodation talk at your offer holder event to find out more about our impressive range of University accommodation and what it’s like to live in halls.
To give you a taste of what it's like to be a Leeds student, some of our academics have put together short taster lectures.
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We have over 100 students 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.
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Keep in touch
If you have any questions and/or require any further information please contact our admissions team.