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Life in Leeds

A buzzing city in a beautiful part of Yorkshire

Find a Course 22 Nov - Open Day

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

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?

94

Acres of parkland in our Headingley Campus

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

93.7%

Percentage of our students who go into work or further study within six months of graduating

Source: HESA Performance Indicator 2012/13. Percentage of UK full-time First Degree students in work or further study six months after graduation.

Leeds News

Jam entrepreneur, Welcome to Yorkshire Commercial Director & PR guru among Leeds Beckett speakers

Fraser Doherty MBE, who a decade ago at the age of 14 set up the internationally acclaimed company SuperJam using his gran’s jam recipes, is set to host one of five guest lectures at Leeds Beckett University.

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.

The world in 2025 to be debated at Leeds Beckett business lecture

High speed railways and preparing for the world of 2025 will be on the agenda when Sean Connolly, Co-Founder and Director of Management Consultancy, Egremont Group, delivers a guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

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Leeds Events

Nov 25

'Lasting Business Transformation - Preparing for the World of 2025' - Sean Connolly

Sean will be looking at what the world will be like in 2025, a significant date in the region with the likely arrival of HS2 (High Speed 2). He will discuss the constraining factors that a business might face and examine how business can prepare effectively. This guest lecture is part of the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series sponsored by Yorkshire Bank.

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 9

'Entrepreneurship Motivation and the Start of a Business: The Adventures of Jam Boy' - Fraser Doherty MBE

Fraser will be sharing his experiences, showing how an entrepreneurial approach and motivation, with a never-say-die attitude, can drive a new business to success. This guest lecture is part of the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series sponsored by Yorkshire Bank.

Dec 10

Social Responsibility and the role of NDDC in the Niger Delta

Dr. Itotenaan Henry Ogiri, Executive Director (Finance & Administration), Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Feb 4

'Creating Safer Organisations: Practical implications of research about abuse in professional settings' - Marcus Erooga

Marcus Erooga will discuss the impact of recent high profile cases of abuse by people in a position of trust.

Feb 10

'Governance, Social Responsibility and Higher Education' - Sir Alan Langlands FRSE Hon FMedSci

This lecture is focused in the public service governance research stream of the Centre for Governance, Leadership and Global Responsibility.

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