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EMPLOYABILITY & GRADUATES: Life after university
Building your CV

There’s so much you can do at Leeds Beckett to broaden your skills and improve your career prospects. We'll provide you with great opportunities to sharpen up your CV. You can also improve your IT skills for free to support your studies and enhance your employability.

Connecting you with employers

Nothing’s more appealing to an employer than someone with professional experience. Benefit from partnerships with first-class employers.

Watch our recent graduates talk about getting their dream jobs

Case studies

Curious to discover what Leeds Beckett graduates have gone on to do? Find advice from our graduates and inspiring stories in our case studies section. From appearing on the BBC’s ‘Britain’s Next Big Thing’ to spending a semester in Australia, take a look at some of the things our graduates have achieved.

Adam Burns - BA (Hons) Public Relations >
Adam Burns is a successful final year PR student and employee of the prestigious Public Relations agency Bell Pottinger.

Aisha Pothan - MA Human Resource Management >
Aisha Pothan was keen to exploit all of the work placement opportunities on offer at Leeds Met and used a shadow placement module to gain experience with Leeds Building Society.

Alan King - BA (Hons) in Business Studies >
During his time at Leeds Metropolitan, Alan King was keen to work and study, so he quickly secured a position as a Management Accounting Assistant with ASK Ingres through Leeds Metropolitan’s employment service – the Job Shop.

Starting a Business

From the prestigious Old Broadcasting House and Queen Square locations in the heart of Leeds city centre, Leeds Metropolitan can offer you a number of ways to create, develop, launch and grow your business ideas.

Enterprise Academy for Students

If you’re a student or recent graduate, Enterprise Academy for Students can help you create and grow your business idea with mentoring, networking opportunities, workshops, funding and a wealth of tools and resources to guide you on your way.

Business Incubation - QU2

Start-up and growing businesses can benefit from QU2's complete support packages including virtual office spaces, one-to-one specialist business advice and a tailored business development training.


Benefit from being a part of the region's first coworking space. Facilities include Hotdesks, MacPro laptops, Apple 30" Displays, Air Conditioned meeting rooms and a cafe-style area for meeting clients.


Enterprise Academy for Students 0113 812 1752

QU2 Business incubation 0113 281 6770

nti Leeds 0113 812 1725

Your graduation ceremony will be an unforgettable experience. You’ve successfully completed your course, and it’s time to celebrate, reminisce, and mark a milestone in your life.