Thursday, September 11, 2014

Scholarships news in Leeds Metropolitan University.UK



Scholarships news in Leeds Metropolitan University.UK

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Based in the thriving city of Leeds, our university is one of the most popular in the country. With over 28,000 students and 2,900 staff, we are a people business and our contribution to the region and beyond is significant. We value our students' dreams and goals; our university is committed to preparing them for the world of work in the best possible way.


Public Information
We are committed to openness and transparency here at Leeds Metropolitan and publish a range of information which is available to the public. The links on this page provide more information on the types of information we publish
News & Events
We are a vibrant university with a culture of celebration and success; our students and staff achieve great things and we enjoy shouting about them!
As diabetes continues to be a public health priority, Leeds Metropolitan has launched the UK's first postgraduate course that specialises in advancing health care professionals' skills in how to best educate children and young people with diabetes.
Sports and Exercise Therapy students gave their support to seven charities last weekend as they provided post-event massages to more than 450 runners at the Great North Run.
Postgraduate Performance students are set to showcase their talents at a one-day Landing Party festival at Leeds Metropolitan University.

Pre-arrival and orientation

  • Leeds Metropolitan University runs a one-week welcome program for new international students arriving for both the September and January intakes.
  • We offer sessions on welfare, immigration, how to find a part-time job, registering with a GP, course inductions, library induction, introduction to UK culture, introduction to the UK higher education system, a welcome party, and the buddies programme which helps new students meet current students who will act as their mentors and buddies.
  • We provide dedicated advisors for international students through Services for Students.

Accommodation

  • All international students are guaranteed accommodation in the University’s halls of residence provided they book via the online university accommodation booking system.
  • Deadlines apply to guarantee a student's first choice out of the three they can select. There are guaranteed places in halls of residence for all students who accept an unconditional or conditional offer before the end of June.
  • The accommodation booking period is 1 February– 31 July for International students. If accommodation is required after the booking periods close, assistance will be provided in finding students an accommodation solution within Leeds.
  • All of our accommodation is suitable for international students. We offer a wide variety to meet the needs of different age groups and cultures.
  • There is University accommodation across the city to cater for students studying at the different campuses. All are within easy traveling distances of the campuses.
  • Students do not have to move out of their university accommodation during the Christmas and Easter vacations.
  • Accommodation prices range from £85 to £165 per week, and include rent, utilities (in most cases), insurance for personal possessions and internet access. All University halls of residence are self-catered.

 

English language requirement

  • GCSE English: grade C.
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.
  • TOEFL: (paper) 550; (internet) 79.

Scholarships and bursaries

  • 10% early payment or alumni discount.

Further information for international undergraduate degree students

Contact Information:

·         switchboard
·         +44 (0)113 812 0000
·         8.30-5.00 Mon-Fri
·         Admission Enquiries
·         +44 (0)113 812 3113
·         9.00-5.00 Mon-Thurs / 9.00-4.30 Fri
·         International Office
·         +44 (0)113 812 1111
·         9.00-5.00 Mon-Thurs / 9.00-4.30 Fri

 

Switchboard
0113 812 0000
Course / Admission Enquiries
0113 812 3113
E-mail us
International Office
+44 113 81 21111
E-mail us
Accommodation
0113 812 5972
E-mail us
Replacement certificates / transcripts
Request form
Access to Learning & other Funds
0113 812 6701
E-mail us
Disability Support
0113 812 3000
E-mail us
Employability Team (Careers & Job Shop)
0113 812 5995 / 0113 812 7335
E-mail us (MyHub login required)
School Visits
0113 8127351
E-mail us
Student Hub
0113 812 3000
Ask a question
Media Enquiries / Find an Expert
0113 812 3021
E-mail us
Security (24 Hour)
0113 230 7249

Postal address

Leeds Metropolitan University
City Campus
Leeds
United Kingdom
LS1 3HE

From 22 September 2014 Leeds Metropolitan University will become Leeds Beckett University. Beckett Park is where a number of the university’s predecessor colleges were established, the first being the City of Leeds Training College in 1913, and is still home to the university’s Headingley Campus.

Why study at Leeds Metropolitan University?

  • Many courses are developed with employers and professional bodies, and are designed to enhance employ ability.
  • Undergraduate courses with work-related learning and placements.
  • Volunteering opportunities to help students gain valuable employ ability skills.
  • Libraries open 24/7, 365 days a year.
  • State-of-the-art learning facilities.
  • Award-winning accommodation.
  • Leeds is the UK’s largest center for finance and business services outside of London.
  • High standard of education and excellent teaching quality, with high levels of student satisfaction, as demonstrated by recent NSS scores.
  • Good graduate employment record and reputation with employers.
  • Global award for 'Best Tall Building in the World' by the Council for Global Architects, 2010.
  • World-class sports facilities, chosen by the Chinese Olympic track and field team as a training base for the London Olympics 2012.
  • One-year internationally recognized Masters Qualifications.
  • Free English language support.
  • A network of 30 university teacher fellows and five Higher Education Academy (HEA) national teaching fellows.
  • Research graded world-leading or internationally excellent in: Allied Health Professions and Studies; Art and Design; Business and Management Studies;
    Communication, Cultural and Media Studies; Education; Library and Information Management; Sports-Related Studies.

Overseas campus

  • No overseas campus.

Student organizations for international students

  • Various international student societies, e.g. Leeds Met Indian Students Society and sports societies

Advice for International Students

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