School of History Offer Holder Events

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Congratulations on your offer

Congratulations on your offer to study with us. 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.

We will be holding offer holder events on the following dates. Book your place now.

  • Wednesday 15 February 2023
  • Saturday 11 March 2023
  • Wednesday 15 March 2023
  • Wednesday 26 April 2023

Learn more about your course and chat to academic staff and students at one of our offer holder events.

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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.

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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.

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What to expect at your offer holder event

The School of History will be running subject area events from 13:00 – 16:00. However there will also be University activities happening from 11:00, offering you the opportunity to find out more about Leeds and our campus, such as student-led tours of Leeds University Union and The Edge, an accommodation talk and an information fair in Parkinson Court, where you can find out more about accommodation, finance and alternative entry.

Event schedule

  • 13:00 – 14:00 – Opportunity to meet academic staff and current students (School of History, Third Floor, Michael Sadler Building)
  • 14:00 – 14:30 – Subject Sessions 
  • 14:30 – 15:00 – Taster Seminars
  • 15:00 – 16:00 – Student-led campus tour plus a further opportunity to meet academic staff and current students

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 History offer holder event to confirm if this is possible.

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 online video 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

Accessibility

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.

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Want to know more about student life at Leeds? Chat to our current students on Unibuddy to find out what it’s like to be part of our welcoming community.

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.

You can also find out more about studying at Leeds from a student perspective through Link to Leeds. Our Link to Leeds ambassadors are not only part of Unibuddy, but regularly host online events on topics such as accommodation, city life and student opportunities.

Preparing for your future

We’ll help you find work experience, improve your CV and offer advice on job applications, preparing for interviews and other options after graduation.

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Studying abroad is a great way to boost your confidence and broaden your outlook on life by experiencing another culture, while making friends and having fun.

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Work placements options range from a year in industry to short summer internships, so you can apply your learning in an industrial context and develop both personally and professionally.

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As a Leeds graduate, you’ll join well-known names in a global network of more than 250,000 people in over 180 countries who all share a lifelong connection to the University of Leeds.

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"The course material is exciting and engaging and I feel it a privilege to be studying at Leeds. Not only am I taught by dynamic and interesting people, I am lucky enough to study alongside and learn from younger students."

Keep in touch

If you have any questions and/or require any further information please contact our admissions team by email.