Before you arrive in the Faculty of Biological Sciences

We hope you are looking forward to joining the faculty. Before you start, please take a look at the following information, which will hopefully help you to quickly feel at home.

Forms to complete before arrival

These items need to be completed before you arrive

Faculty Induction

All staff members must attend the faculty induction session which takes place every Tuesday at 10am. You will receive an email shortly before your first day with details of the next session.

Staff information and useful links

Travelling to Work

Car Parking is by permit or day ticket. There is a lengthy waiting list for a permit and a needs based assessment system is currently in operation. A limited number of day tickets are available. More

Staff get 15% off the cost of travelling on buses and trains in the West Yorkshire area.

As part of the university Cycling to Work Scheme staff can hire a brand new bicycle and safety equipment.

International Staff

To help you with you move to the UK, the International staff website provides useful information about living and working in the UK (

Visa's explained

Staff Accommodation

The Accommodation Office may be able to help you with your search for temporary accommodation. The University of Leeds has some accommodation that is available to rent on a temporary basis which might just suit your needs. More