Supporting Families

We know that parents, guardians, friends and family members can be the biggest influence on the choices that a potential student makes for their future, providing a vital support network. It is understandable that you may feel anxious, particularly when a first time student moves away from home for study, and think it’s important that you are aware of what might be involved if they decide that studying at Leeds Conservatoire is for them.

Please note that we are unable to speak to third parties about specific cases without a student’s express permission due to data protection laws, and this includes speaking to parents, guardians, friends and family members. We appreciate that this can be frustrating for you, and we hope that you find the information on our website useful.

We have added some answers to frequently asked questions below that provide information and advice for parents, guardians, carers and family members who are supporting a student through the decision-making process when applying to a university or conservatoire. Some of these pages are specific to Leeds Conservatoire.

Frequently Asked Questions

What courses are on offer at Leeds Conservatoire?

Leeds Conservatoire offer both undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses. Please explore our website for further details on all of the courses that we offer.

What support is on offer for students if they are struggling whilst studying at Leeds Conservatoire?

Student Services has a team of experienced staff who can help with most issues that a student might face whilst studying. Please see the range of student support services that are available to students at Leeds Conservatoire.

What performance and industry opportunities are available to students whilst studying at Leeds Conservatoire?

Leeds Conservatoire students will have access to a range of opportunities throughout their time, please explore our Progression Portal for further details.

Where can I find guidance on applying for student finance?
What accommodation options are available whilst studying in Leeds?
  • For guidance on the accommodation options available for students please visit the accommodation pages on our website.
  • For further information on what Leeds is like as a city please take a look at our Leeds City Guide.
Where can I find information on the applications process?
Are there any guides available for families and friends of potential students on what to expect from their time in Higher Education?

Go Higher West Yorkshire have produced an impartial guide for parents and carers that should bring you up to speed with everything you will need to know. From finance to course choices, their website has plenty of information to support the decision-making process.

You can also download a free copy of the 'UniTasterDays Parents Guide to University 2022' from their website. This brochure has been produced for parents and guardians who aim to support a young person with their higher education decision.

Any Questions?

If you have any concerns, please encourage students to get in touch with us directly at Leeds Conservatoire. If they are unsure of who to speak to, they can always email and our friendly team can put them in touch with a relevant member of staff or department.

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