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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.
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Leeds in Numbers

Why Leeds Beckett?


Acres of parkland in our Headingley Campus


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


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


Through our partnership with Festival Republic we offer more than 250 diverse roles including stage managers, film crews, DJs and artist liaison


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

‘The Shirt’ explored at Leeds Beckett fashion exhibition

Talented first year students from Leeds Beckett University’s new BA (Hons) Fashion course are hosting their first public exhibition, ‘The Shirt’.

Hospitality expert selected as mentor for national career scheme

Jackie Mulligan, Director of Enterprise at the International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality at Leeds Beckett University has been named as one of 12 mentors for a national career scheme.

Retail graduate’s online gift business goes from strength to strength

A Leeds Beckett University graduate’s new online gift company has received a boost from a reality star from the hit E4 TV show Made in Chelsea.

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Leeds Events

Jan 28

Professorial Inaugural Lecture: 'The Emerging Role of Urban Forestry in the New European Urbanism' 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.

Feb 4

'Creating Safer Organisations: Practical implications of research about abuse in professional settings' - Marcus Erooga

Marcus Erooga will discuss the impact of recent high profile cases of abuse by people in a position of trust.

Feb 10

PG Dip Youth Work and Community Development (JNC) Taster Sessions

Are you interested in learning more about current policy / practice issues impacting on young people, families and their communities? Do you want to meet other practitioners and engage in critical debate?

Feb 10

'Governance, Social Responsibility and Higher Education' - Sir Alan Langlands FRSE Hon FMedSci

This lecture is focused in the public service governance research stream of the Centre for Governance, Leadership and Global Responsibility.

Feb 17

'Culture of a Future Integrated Industry - What can Education Provide?' - Alan Crane, Independent Consultant for the Construction Industry

Alan has spent over 40 years in the construction industry holding Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer appointments with several companies including Travers Morgan Consulting Group.

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