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Life in Leeds

A buzzing city in a beautiful part of Yorkshire

Find a Course 22 Nov - Open Day

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.

Construction expert speaks at Leeds Beckett

Competency standards in European construction were up for debate when Kevin Sheridan, President of the Association for European Building Surveyors and Construction Experts, delivered a guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

Students access cutting edge labs and technologies thanks to University partnership

Leeds Beckett University has partnered with global electronics distributor Premier Farnell to launch cutting edge labs which will give students a head start in emerging technologies.

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Leeds Events

Nov 1

One-day Symposium on the Leeds West Indian Carnival

A day of insight, discussion, involvement and entertainment to celebrate Black History Month and the Leeds West Indian Carnival.

Nov 5

Online Open Day

Online Open Days are a great alternative if you are unable to attend an Open Day or Open Evening. They are a virtual experience that allows you to log on from the comfort of your home, school or place of work and ask us any questions you may have about your course or life here at Leeds Beckett.

Nov 11

'A New Era in Communication; The Science of Engagement' - Colin Byrne

Colin will talk about the Science of Engagement, a ground-breaking initiative created by Weber Shandwick. Born out of a need to better understand the marketing Holy Grail of engagement and to help understand what it is that drives human engagement. This guest lecture is part of the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series sponsored by Yorkshire Bank.

Nov 17

Festival of Politics & Applied Global Ethics 2014

The annual Festival of Politics & Applied Global Ethics is a programme of talks, debates, simulations, workshops and films providing opportunities for discussion of a wide range of social and political issues.

Nov 19

Manchester Postgraduate Study Fair

Now in its 21st year, the Manchester Postgraduate Study Fair is an opportunity to find out find out more about postgraduate and professional courses at Leeds Beckett University.

Nov 22

Open Day

Open days give you the chance to chat to lecturers and current students, talk to faculty staff about the course you are interested in, visit student accommodation, tour the campuses and look at all our amazing facilities.

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