Welcome to the Faculty of Biological Sciences


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.


Induction Information


Find out more about starting your studies on our School of Biological Sciences welcome page.

During induction week, you will:


  • Be introduced to key academics and student representatives from your programme areas and access key induction materials online via Minerva.

  • Get to know staff and other students to socialise with staff and peers.

  • Have time to peruse the Leeds University Union's Freshers Fair, where you can sample and join a whole host of societies including Faculty of Biological Sciences Society (FOBSOC).

You can find more information on induction on the Faculty Minerva pages.

Registration, IT access and Minerva

You can find more information about being a student in the Faculty of Biological Sciences including key people in your School and your student handbook on the 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 invites all mature and part-time undergraduates starting at the University in September to its autumn welcome event. See the Lifelong Learning website for ways to get in touch with the team and upcoming events.


Contact Us

Throughout your induction and your programme, should you need any help or advice don’t hesitate to ask the Student Support Office team at FBSEducation@leeds.ac.uk.


Things to Look Forward To