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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

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.

Primary School launches playscape created by Leeds Beckett Project Office & Architecture students

A touch of Brazil has come to Morley Newlands Primary School, thanks to a brand new playground designed and constructed by Leeds Beckett Architecture students and the University’s Live Project Office.

Leeds Beckett students team up with British Glass

Leeds Beckett University Interior Architecture & Design undergraduates have teamed up with trade body, the British Glass Manufacturers Confederation, in an innovative collaboration.

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Leeds Events

Jan 7

Online Open Day

If you want to know more about our University then why not register for our online open day where you can ask any questions you'd like to find out about.

Jan 8

"Ask Our Students" - Social Media Q&A

Want to know what life at Leeds Beckett is really like? Curious about the best halls of residence and where to find a decent takeaway? Or just want to find out why our city is a great place to be a student? Ask our students!!

Jan 9

'Cultural Democracy: A New Framework for Race Equality' - Dr Deborah Gabriel

Dr Gabriel is a lecturer in the Media School at Bournemouth University where she brings a critical focus to degree programmes in advertising, marketing communications, public relations, politics and media.

Jan 13

'Economic Prospects' - Will Holman, Bank of England

Will’s session will look at the current global economic development and uncertainty and how this is likely to affect the UK and regional economy.

Jan 28

'The Emerging Role of Urban Forestry in the New European Urbanism' - Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Alan Simson

On Wednesday 28 January, Alan Simson will present his Professorial Inaugural lecture in the Rose Bowl at Leeds Beckett University, entitled:  'The Emerging Role of Urban Forestry in the New European Urbanism’.

Feb 4

Online Open Day

If you want to know more about our University then why not register for our online open day where you can ask any questions you'd like to find out about.

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