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We are excited to launch our new online platform, Beckett Connect. A social network exclusively for our alumni, Beckett Connect will help you communicate and network with the university, with each other, and will bring our alumni community closer together.
 
Beckett Connect allows us to share professional opportunities such as mentoring, jobs, internships and introductions, and social opportunities including events, groups and discussions. No matter where you are in your career, Beckett Connect has something to offer you.
 
  • Re-connect - Find and reminisce with fellow graduates from Leeds Beckett University, see what they have been up to and stay in touch.
  • Give back - Introduce, employ and offer to act as a mentor to our students and graduates.
  • Expand - Leverage your professional network to get introduced to people you should know.
  • Advance - Advance your career through inside connections working in top companies. 
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Your guide to Beckett Connect

Plus Icon What can I do on Beckett Connect?

Beckett Connect makes it easier to maximise the benefits of being part of the Leeds Beckett alumni community.

Your profile: Make instant updates to your contact details and employment information when they change, plus share updates with the rest of the network about projects you’re currently involved in.

Directory: Find old friends, make new connections—professional or personal.

Knowledge sharing: Volunteer to be a mentor for fellow alumni and students, or search for an alumnus who can help you with careers advice and information.

Jobs and opportunities: Find and share job vacancies and other opportunities, such as internship opportunities, academic/study opportunities, or anything professionally useful you want to advertise to other alumni.

Events: Find out about university and alumni events and book your place, or advertise your own alumni events and manage the entire registration process through the platform.

Messaging: Receive and send messages to other alumni in a variety of ways: through the platform, by email, or through LinkedIn or Facebook. Manage what you receive by amending your settings.

Groups: Follow or start a special interest page to bring together alumni who have a common goal or interest, this could be a specific year group, society, halls of residence or anything else!

Plus Icon How can I access Beckett Connect?
You can access it on your desktop, tablet, or mobile, visit www.beckettconnect.co.uk
Plus Icon How do I get started?
1. Register by create your own username and password. Registering through LinkedIn is the quickest and easiest way and automatically populates your profile with information from LinkedIn.

2. Follow the instructions step by step to add all of the relevant information to your profile.

3. Your membership will be activated within five working days.

4. Post a message to say hello and introduce yourself, upload photos, browse to find people you know, and invite other alumni to join.

 

Plus Icon Is this just another social media channel
Beckett Connect does not replace our social media channels. We still want to interact with you on LinkedIn and Facebook. Beckett Connect is about creating a space for alumni to interact, participate, and inspire each other through mentoring and sharing of experience. It’s different from social media because it enables you to find and connect with the huge alumni community in a really easy way. Find out below about all the things you can do on it.
Plus Icon I made a mistake when registering, how do I update my profile?

It’s simple. Just follow these steps:

1. Log into Beckett Connect and click on the 'Me' tab (second tab on the left).

2. In 'Me', click on the red arrow to the top right that says 'Update your profile'

3. You are now on the profile page. The middle column of that page contains your details, listed under 'My Profile' - Country of origin, institution, class of and subject area. Go to the relevant line and using the drop-down arrow, choose your correct university, award year, subject area or country of origin.

4. After changing the details, click the dark grey 'Update' arrow in the My Beckett Profile box.

5. Click on the 'I'm done updating' grey arrow at the top right of the page to exit back to your home screen.

Use the same step by step process to update your employment details, location or any other information in your profile.

 
Plus Icon I cant log in, help!
If you’ve forgotten your password, use the ‘forgotten your password’ link to reset a new password. If you are sure you have the right username and password, then it might be that you’ve changed the email address the system is linked to. If you change your email address in your profile, it might affect your log in details. Contact support@beckettconnect.co.uk for assistance.
Plus Icon How secure is Beckett Connect
The platform is a closed network only accessible by individuals that we have approved. You can also control the amount of information that others on the site can see about you through your profile settings. Please take a look at the privacy policy and terms of use.