Living Quarters.

Modern & Comfortable Student Living.

On-site accommodation for all RIASA academy players.

On-site accommodation 

Moving to the UK, thousands of miles away from home can be daunting. It's worth knowing that when you choose to join our football academy, you will be staying in comfortable and secure accommodation which is located on campus.

Comfortable student living

RIASA students live together in Standard Plus Townhouses which are located at Leeds Beckett Headingley campus, close to classrooms, 3G pitches and campus amenities. Students will live in Townhouses with 10-15 other academy players.

Shared living made easy

The Townhouses are stylish, modern and comfortable, offering ease of living. The Standard Plus Townhouses come fully furnished with a large shared kitchen area. Students each have separate bedrooms and share modern bathrooms between two.

All inclusive living

Campus comes with high-speed internet with speeds of up to 35mb, keeping you connected with family and friends back home. All water and electricity usage is included in your rent, which is perfect for student-athletes who want to focus on their game. 


When you join our football academy, you are choosing an exciting future where you will make new friends, culturally grow, develop academically and improve your game. Previous students have loved the welcoming atmosphere of our academy and staff, by often referring to our programme as one big family.

Everything you need on campus

The campus where student athletes live, train, study and compete has great amenities for everyday living. The campus has several eating options, coffee shops and there is also a campus bar where students can relax and unwind. 

75+ nationalities

We are International.

Join an international football programme. No matter where you’re from in the world, if you meet the academic requirements and you want to improve your soccer, you can apply to join our ever growing roster of diverse students. 

enjoy the journey

It’s Life Changing. 

By choosing our unique soccer programme you are investing in your future. You’ll mix with like minded individuals who share the same determination to achieve success. 

a place to grow

We Develop You. 

It’s intense at our football academy. Nothing worth having in life is easy and, with this in mind, each training session is fuelled with the intention of helping you to progress.

stay focused

It’s Down to You.

We put you in positions to thrive. Every game, every training session and being surrounded by other talented soccer athletes  helps you to grow. Commitment and passion are vital in helping you succeed on your RIASA journey. 


We Are Unique. 

There isn't another soccer academy that can offer the challenging football programme and high quality teaching that is available at RIASA. Earn a top class degree and enjoy moments that last a lifetime as you venture for success at our academy in Leeds.

Start Your Journey.

Embark on a rewarding and life changing soccer programme. 

  • Earn a dual accredited US/UK Degree
  • Play a 9-Month Soccer Season
  • Reach Your Potential in the UK