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Dr John Minten, Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor

”I am extremely excited about joining the University as it moves into its next phase as Leeds Beckett University. It has a reputation of the highest standing in the subject areas within the Carnegie Faculty and I am delighted to be able to contribute to a university that provides excellent, transformative opportunities to a diverse range of students.”

Dr Minten started his new post as Dean of Carnegie Faculty on Monday 3 November, joining our University from UCLAN, where he was the Dean of the School of Sport, Tourism and the Outdoors.


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Dr Thomas Quarmby describes the role of families in sport
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School of Education & Childhood
The School of Education and Childhood is committed to helping you grow throughout your career, providing you with access to the latest research in the areas of teaching, learning and educational leadership.

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School of Sport
The School of Sport, with its 75 year history, has a strong reputation for excellence within sport related studies. Research and consultancy activities underpin our teaching, with academic staff being recognised as experts within their fields.

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School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality
Home to the UK Centre for Events Management, we are the leading provider of events education in Europe. Our academics and events professionals have developed world-class courses - providing our graduates with excellent career prospects in the sport, arts, music, conference, exhibition, and charity sectors.

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Faculty Case Studies

Megan EllisBA (Hons) Events Management, 2012

Being creative was always in Megan's nature so when she was looking to do her university degree, this was always something she wanted to factor in.

Emma HaworthBA (Hons) Sports Marketing, 2009

I did my two week work experience as part of my course, and then continued to work for the company in my spare time which gave me invaluable experience.

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Faculty News

Leeds Beckett celebrates research assessment outcomes

Leeds Beckett University is celebrating its growing reputation for research following its best ever assessment results from the UK wide Research Excellence Framework (REF). The REF is an assessment of university research activity which is used to determine funding in coming years for universities across the country in a range of subject areas.

Leeds Beckett team win prestigious UEFA research bid

The Sport Coaching team, as part of the Research Centre for Sport Coaching and Physical Education (SCOPE) at Leeds Beckett University, have won a prestigious bid to undertake research on UEFA’s Coaching Convention.

Leeds Beckett graduate launches social commerce platform

A Leeds Beckett University graduate has launched a new business to cater for people’s additional and changing needs.

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Mar 4

The Winifred Mercier Lecture: 'Standing up for Education' - Christine Blower (NUT)

Christine will cover the Global education reform movement, based on prevailing neo liberal policies, in particular in Anglo Saxon jurisdictions.

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