Facilities and Support

A world-class learning environment for postgraduate researchers

Postgraduate study space at the Business School

The Graduate School team

The Graduate School team manages the research function for all Business School postgraduate researchers, offering a variety of practical support including organising training and development opportunities.

Leeds Doctoral College

The Doctoral College brings together all the support services and opportunities to enhance your research, throughout your time here. It runs regular drop-in and training sessions for our postgraduate researchers, and organises seminars and other events including the annual Doctoral College Showcase.

Postgraduate study centre

At the Business School we offer a dedicated study centre for postgraduate students. It is equipped with computers, wireless internet access, desktop space and lockable storage units. It also provides a relaxation area furnished with sofas, and a quiet zone for individual study. Our computers support specialist applications including NVivo and AMOS.

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Leeds University Library

The University of Leeds has some of the best library facilities in the UK with over 2.8 million books, tens of thousands of publications and access to the latest web-based databases.

Leeds University Library also offers dedicated support for PhD researchers.

Careers Centre

The Careers Centre hosts a range of useful workshops including approaches to building an academic career, CV development, networking, handling job interviews and understanding assessment centres.

Language support

The University of Leeds Language Centre provides optional, part-time English courses between October and May each year. If English is your second language these sessions might help you continue to improve your English while at the Business School.

International Office

The International Office at the University of Leeds provides support to international students and researchers with a drop-in information and advice service, appointments with advisers, help with immigration and visas, and a general welcome and orientation programme upon arrival.

Before you arrive, they give advice for international students about preparing for Leeds.