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Life in Leeds

A buzzing city in a beautiful part of Yorkshire

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Life in Leeds.

Whatever you want from your university experience, you’ll find it here in Leeds. Our video is presented by graduate Darcy Amamou.
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Life in Leeds

Students in a park
Trinity Kitchen
Leeds Town Hall
Trinity Centre
A close-up of James Graham building, Headingley Campus

Transport & Getting Around

From the airport...

Leeds and Manchester International Airport both less than one hour away.


To the capital...

Only two hours to London.

Explore the UK...

Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Edinburgh all nearby.


Or further afield...

Great links to Europe.
transport map

Leeds in Numbers

Why Leeds Beckett?

4%

We are ranked among the top 4% of universities in the world

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17.

2nd

Ranked second in the world for personal tutors

i-graduate Student Barometer, Autumn Wave 2016.

24/7 365

Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year

144

Our diverse community is made up of students from 144 countries and territories

4th

Ranked fourth in the UK for graduate employment

Based on HESA data and the DLHE 2014/15 survey. Ranking excludes providers with fewer than 500 respondents to the DLHE survey.

96.8%

The percentage of our undergraduates in work or further study six months after graduating

Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2014/15. Includes all UK, EU and overseas undergraduates.

200

Our history stretches back almost 200 years

Leeds News

Accommodation scholarships for estranged and care-leaver students

Young people estranged from family or leaving care and planning to go to Leeds Beckett University this September are being urged to apply for scholarships from the Unite Foundation.

Leeds Beckett Marketing student reaches final three in industry competition

Final year Marketing student Tom Brown competed in the Chartered Institute of Marketing competition, The Pitch, which took place on Thursday 9 March.

Development programme to inspire future female leaders

Senior Lecturer Kate Dashper from the School of Events, Tourism, Hospitality and Languages, has set up a leadership programme to inspire and empower the current female cohort.

Leeds Events

May 30

Graduate Fashion Show

Annual fashion show from our BA (Hons) Fashion students.

Jun 1

Making Your Mark: Rubbing Up Against the City

An urban voyage of disruption, exploration and participation

Jun 3

School of Art, Architecture & Design - End of Year Show

The annual end of year show where students from the School of Art, Architecture & Design will be showcasing their best work from their final year with us.

Jun 5

Summer Language Classes

Summer Language Classes are now live!

Jun 7

Innovation Network Event: Making Export Easy

The Innovation Network Events are a series of breakfast events in partnership with The Yorkshire Post. Events focus on innovation as a key driver for growth and sustainability – as well as the challenges faced by businesses looking to innovate.

Jun 7

Leeds Beckett Book Club Meeting

Leeds Beckett Book Club discusses Weatherland: writers and artists under English skies by Alexandra Harris

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