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Leeds Beckett ranked first in the world for technology by students


Leeds Beckett University has been ranked first in the world for technology in a global survey of university students, demonstrating the benefits of choosing an academic venue.

Leeds Beckett ranked first in the world for technology by students

Academic venues, such as Leeds Beckett, have become a popular choice for event organisers due to their flexible venue spaces, on-site residential facilities and advanced technological capabilities. All classrooms and lecture theatres used by Well Met offer state-of-the-art equipment designed to offer flexibility, compatibility and to maximise customer experience. Powerful tools such as interactive smart boards and integrated computing can be used to bring presentations to life and are all supported by in-house technicians.

Lightning fast download speeds of up to one gigabit is also available for free across Well Met’s venue portfolio enabling speakers to engage guests with inspirational digital content without delay. Clients are able to take advantage of the extensive broadband to run digital forums alongside their conference, using social media to develop discussion and debate that can be showcased through digital displays such as twitter walls.

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Anthony Walker, IT Services Customer Relationship Manager says:

“Technology forms an essential part of our approach to delivering a holistic customer experience. We provide our customers with innovative technology solutions and modern, flexible learning environments with an emphasis on maximizing the success of their event or meeting.”

Clare Vidler, Conference Manager at Well Met Conferencing says:

“It’s fantastic to hear that our students have rated our University so highly, Well Met are fortunate to have access to such highly rated state-of-the-art technology and a range of stunning venues at Leeds Beckett. Combining our facilities with a breadth of knowledge and experience of running high profile events help to provide a unique offer to our customers.”

A total of 50 UK universities were involved in the Student Barometer survey which saw 237,586 students take part across 172 institutions from 118 countries. Leeds Beckett was also highly rated in a number of other areas including virtual learning, learning spaces and campus buildings.