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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

Opening minds.
Opening doors.

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?

190+

More than 190 years of teaching experience

The Leeds Mechanics Institute, to which Leeds Beckett University can trace its origins was founded in 1824
99.5%

Number of our international students who were satisfied with our expert lecturers

(International Student Barometer, Autumn Wave 2013. The survey consists of 53 UK universities and 170 globally.)

24/7 365

Our libraries are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year

100

Our diverse community includes students from numerous different countries around the globe

250

Through our partnership with Festival Republic we offer more than 250 diverse roles including stage managers, film crews, DJs and artist liaison

94.1%

Percentage of all our graduates who are in work or further study six months after graduating

Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2013/14. Includes all UK, EU and overseas undergraduates and postgraduates.


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Leeds News

Where in the World

Each year we send many students out across the globe to work with our international charity partners. As we welcome back our volunteering team from Uganda, we take a quick look at what our other volunteering teams are currently up to...

Moving out

In the rush of packing and the excitement of moving somewhere new, it’s easy to forget the important essentials of moving out. Have no fear - our ever-helpful Students’ Union have compiled a handy list of must-do checks.

The impact of volunteering on your employability

Volunteering is amazing and it helps our students to build their global outlook attribute.

Leeds Events

Aug 5

Online Open Day

Register for our Online Open Day to ask us all your questions. Chat to staff from our International Office, Accommodation, Fees and much more.

Oct 3

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country. It's your opportunity to see our incredible campuses, talk to staff and students and find out everything you need to know about student life.

Oct 24

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country. It's your opportunity to see our incredible campuses, talk to staff and students and find out everything you need to know about student life.

Nov 11

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.

Nov 28

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country. It's your opportunity to see our incredible campuses, talk to staff and students and find out everything you need to know about student life.

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