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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?

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

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.

Events Management students announced as Eventice finalists

Two Leeds Beckett University Events Management students have been shortlisted for the prestigious Eventice Awards taking place 28 February - 2 March at the International Confex held at the Olympia in London.

Leeds Events

Jun 5

Summer Language Classes

Summer Language Classes are now live!

Jun 24

Hebden Water

Exhibition by Trudi Entwistle and Paul Ratcliff as part of the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival.

Jun 29

English Scholars Beyond Borders Conference

English Scholars Beyond Borders (ESBB) is a non-profit circle of international academics. The aim of ESBB conferences is to assemble English teachers and scholars from across the globe to expand conceptual horizons. The conference will explore the diverse borders and boundaries that English teachers and scholars must negotiate to achieve success and to benefit learners.

Jun 29

DEAP17 Student Progression

Open to all staff involved in supporting learning & teaching

Jun 30

Leeds School of Physiotherapy 75th Anniversary Celebration

Ex-students, educators, clinical colleagues and friends are invited to spend the afternoon celebrating 75 years of Physiotherapy education in Leeds.

Jul 4

Leisure Studies Association (LSA) Conference

The internationally acclaimed annual Leisure Studies Association (LSA) Conference is aimed at academics, students, practitioners, policy makers and professionals who work broadly within leisure, sports, tourism and events. 

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