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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
1st

Technology ranked 1st in the UK

i-graduate Student Barometer, Autumn Wave 2015. A total of 237,586 students from 172 institutions in 18 countries took part. Leeds Beckett was one of 50 UK universities to take part, with 3,417 home and international students from our University responding to the survey.
24/7 365

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

125

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

220

Through our partnership with Festival Republic we offer more than 220 volunteer places across 27 different 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

End Of Year Stress Busters

As exams and deadlines approach, we share our stress-busting tips for staying on top of your workload.

Calling all Artists - Design a Mural Competition!

The Sugarwell Court social space has been recently refurbished and we want your help to give it a final flourish!

House Hunting Top 5 Tips

You’re probably just getting the hang of life in halls and already people are talking about looking for somewhere else! The good news is you don’t need to panic, there are plenty of houses available for you and you don’t have think about it till January when the house hunting season fully kicks off. While it’s on your mind, though, take a few minutes to absorb our top 5 tips, ready for when you start thinking about your next move.