Welcome to the School of Chemistry


We are delighted you are joining us. Here you can find all the information you'll need for your School induction. To help you feel settled and ready to start a new and exciting chapter of your life you can find more information about arriving at Leeds in the Arrival section of our For Students website. Find out more about starting your studies on our School of Chemistry welcome page.

In light of the changes to studying at Leeds this year, the University has also created an institutional resource dedicated to welcoming all new students. More information about this will be sent to you in your welcome email.


Video - Welcome to the School of Chemistry


Induction Week


During induction week, you will:

  • Meet key academics, both in the form of induction lectures and informally

  • Have the opportunity to meet as many fellow Chemistry students as possible to help you grow your social networks

  • Learn about your programme and the support available to you during your studies

  • Engage with online learning materials introducing you to the University’s systems, libraries and support services

  • Hear more from the Leeds University Union, where you can sample and join a whole host of societies

Registration, IT access and Minerva

You can find more information about being a student in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences including key people in your School and your student handbook on your School's Organisation page on Minerva. To access Minerva, you will need to register and get a University username.


International Students

For further information about the University of Leeds international student welcome and orientation programme see the For Students website.


Mature and Part-Time Students

The Lifelong Learning Centre supports mature students throughout their journey into education. We have a specialist team that are on hand to assist you in taking that first step to further your career, explore a new subject or develop your academic skills. See the Lifelong Learning website for ways to get in touch with the team and upcoming online events.


Contact Us

Throughout your induction and your programme, should you need any help or advice don’t hesitate to ask your Student Education Service team by emailing chem.tso@leeds.ac.uk.


Things to Look Forward To