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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

Matt PearsMSc Sport & Exercise Science & BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science, 2009

I got my position through an internship which was available from one of the links between the University and Leeds United.

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

Hospitality students to be mentored by Leeds hotel and venue professionals

Following a very successful pilot of the Leeds Hotels and Venues Association programme last year, 25 Leeds Beckett students within the School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality are set to be mentored by Leeds-based hotel and venue personnel this academic year.

Leeds Beckett graduate achieves crowdfunding goal to expand business magazine

Entrepreneur and Leeds Beckett University graduate John Macleod has successfully raised £40,000 to invest in and expand his business magazine, The Professional, via an online crowdfunding campaign.

Leeds Beckett opens doors to students of the future

Leeds Beckett University is opening its doors this weekend as it welcomes around 5,000 visitors to its open day on Saturday 22 November.

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Nov 27

Postgraduate Open Evening

Our open evenings are a great way to explore your options and talk informally with teaching staff, specialist advisors and current students.

Dec 8

Dance Professional Development Day

Practical and theoretical perspectives focusing on the development of dance within the primary national curriculum will take place at Leeds Beckett University.

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