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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?

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.

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1st

Ranked first in the world for technology

i-graduate Student Barometer, Autumn Wave 2015.

24/7 365

Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year

125

Our diverse community is made up of students drawn from 125 countries and territories around the globe

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.

Leeds News

Built Environment and Engineering Careers Day proves successful for students

The School of Built Environment and Engineering’s career day took place yesterday (15 November), in the Rose Bowl on the University’s City Campus.

Master your future at Leeds Beckett Postgraduate Open Day

Leeds Beckett University will open its doors on Wednesday 30 November to welcome anyone considering studying for a postgraduate or professional qualification.

Leeds Beckett students shine at Audio and Radio Industry Awards

Last night Leeds Beckett were delighted to support the inaugural Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS), which were hosted by the Radio Academy at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.