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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?

4%

We are ranked among the top 4% of universities in the world

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17.

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

144

Our diverse community is made up of students from 144 countries and territories

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

Leeds Beckett students volunteer their time with charitable causes

Eoin Murray, a PhD student in the School of Sport assisting the Cycle Against Suicide (CAS) campaign and BSc Adult Nursing student Dominic Rooney, supporting Yorkshire Aid, are just two Leeds Beckett students who are giving their time to causes that have personal significance to them.

Leeds Law School launches new programme in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

This academic year has seen the launch of a new postgraduate programme, the Professional Diploma in Legal Executive Practice, in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).

Leeds Beckett students reach final of Lloyds Entrepreneurial Challenge

Six Leeds Beckett students were successful in getting to the final stage of the Lloyds Banking Group Entrepreneurial Challenge, which was held on 24 November in Leeds.