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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

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

Mar 15

Creative and Digital Careers Series

The Creative & Digital Careers Series of events is open to existing Leeds Beckett University students studying any course. Some events are also open to Leeds Beckett University graduates and members of the public.

Apr 22

Leeds International Festival

Leeds is set to welcome a new, ambitious and exciting cultural festival to its events calendar this spring, the Leeds International Festival (LIF).

Apr 22

Tumblrweed

Tumblrweed, a real-time digital collage featuring as part of Leeds Digital Festival 2017.

Apr 24

Lift Off Festival

Lift Off Festival is a three-week festival showcasing the creative work of our students from the School of Film, Music & Performing Arts.

Apr 24

Dementia Awareness Week 2017 - Dementia Friends Sessions

As part of the Leeds Beckett University’s pledge to working to become a dementia friendly organisation, we are running a series of Dementia Friends information sessions that are open to students and staff, in the run up to Dementia Awareness Week 2017.

Apr 27

Carnegie Conversations: From Parks to Pavilions - South Asian Heritage and Cricket in Yorkshire

Discussing the Heritage Lottery funded project 'From Parks to Pavilions: Documenting the History of Asian Cricket in Yorkshire'.

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