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 Physics and Astronomy welcome page.
Students may wish to practice or refresh their Physics knowledge prior to starting in September for this the school recommends the Isaac Physics website. Isaac is an Open Platform for Active Learning (OPAL) designed to offer support and activities in physics problem solving to teachers and to students transitioning from GCSE (Y11), through to Sixth Form (Y12 & 13), to university. It combines an online study tool with face-to-face events at partner schools and institutions across the UK.
Go to the Isaac Physics website, click on “A Level” to bring up A Level Resources, and click on the Problem Solving tile. In the Physics section, you can then click on topics Mechanics/Waves/Fields/Circuits/Physical Chemistry to bring up a selection of problems on a “board” further down the page. There is also a Maths section that is relevant. You can click on the green tiles 1-6 on the right to select the level of difficulty.
For further information about the University of Leeds international student welcome and orientation programme see the For Students website.
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.