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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

94.6%

Percentage of all our graduates who are in work or further study six months after graduating

94.6% statistic includes all leavers including full-time and part-time, undergraduate and postgraduate, UK/EU and non-EU. Source: Destination of Leavers survey 2012/13

Leeds News

Kaiser Chiefs commission Leeds Beckett academics to design tour animation

Two Leeds Beckett University academics were commissioned by rock stars the Kaiser Chiefs to create animations for their latest tour, which culminated in a sold out concert at Leeds Arena.

Innovative fashion designer Jane Bowler to give public lecture at Leeds Beckett

Top fashion designer Jane Bowler, whose designs have graced the pages of Vogue magazine, will give a public guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

Red or Dead founder Wayne Hemingway to guest lecture at Leeds Beckett

Design legend Wayne Hemingway, best-known for founding international fashion label Red or Dead and multidisciplinary design agency HemingwayDesign, is set to give a guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

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Leeds Events

Mar 3

Postgraduate Open Day

On Tuesday 3 March we are offering two options to help fit around your day. Drop into our Rose Bowl building at lunchtime or visit us later in the afternoon if you have more time to spare.

Mar 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.

Mar 4

Target Courses Postgraduate Study and Funding Fair Yorkshire

The Target Courses Yorkshire Postgraduate Study Fair is an opportunity for students, graduates and professionals to get advice on postgraduate study options and funding opportunities. You can talk to University representatives on a one-to-one basis, meet careers advisers and other specialists and attend information talks for practical advice on funding and what it's really like to take a Masters course.

Mar 5

Wayne Hemingway Talks

Wayne Hemingway, founder of HemmingwayDesign, has worked for clients ranging from Wimpey Homes, to McDonalds, to The Beano. He will talk about his career and his views on creative design.

Mar 11

'Creating a Remarkable Customer Experience'- Al Allaway

Al Allaway shares his views on creating an inspired sales journey.

Mar 24

Warren Ellis Talks

Warren Ellis is an author, graphic novelist and columnist. His novel Gun Machine was released by Mulholland Books in January 2013 and is being developed for television by Chernin Entertainment and Fox.

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