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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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Leeds in Numbers

Why Leeds Beckett?


More than 190 years of teaching experience

The Leeds Mechanics Institute, to which Leeds Beckett University can trace its origins was founded in 1824

Virtual learning, online library and technology ranked 1st in the UK

(International Student Barometer, Summer Wave 2015. This is an independent survey of 69 institutions worldwide, of which 51 are in the UK.)

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 and territories 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 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.


Success Stories

Undergraduate case studies

Laura InglebyBA (Hons) English & History

My skills in customer relations and heritage work have been enhanced as a result of this employment and I plan to continue my volunteering work here long after I have finished my studies

Edd Brownrigg & Pete CooperBSc (Hons) Computing, 2012

I really enjoyed my final project for the showcase event - I met with a number of employers who watched my presentation and it led to my current job.

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Opening minds.
Opening doors.

Undergraduate news

Leeds Business School gears up for Leeds Business Week

Academics from Leeds Business School are preparing to engage with the business community in the city through a series of public events.

Leeds Beckett University and Wakefield College strengthen links

Leeds Beckett University and Wakefield College have signed a formal agreement which will see more education and training opportunities accessible to employers and residents in the Wakefield area.

New technology provides stress map for workers on the move

New technology that combines physiological and psychological signals with GPS data has provided the most realistic assessment to date of occupational stress for workers on the move, research at Leeds Beckett University has revealed.

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Nov 28

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country. It's your opportunity to see our incredible campuses, talk to staff and students and find out everything you need to know about student life.

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Why Leeds Beckett?

10 Reasons to Choose Us

  1. 1Courses shaped by industry and taught by expert lecturers
  2. 2Guaranteed first year accommodation
    (when you make us your first choice and apply before the booking deadline)
  3. 3Free placement years offered to UK/EU students on a range of courses
  4. 4Fantastic careers service
  5. 5Study abroad opportunities – China, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe to name a few
  1. 6Our libraries are open 24/7, 365 days a year
  2. 7

    Free language courses for full-time undergraduate students

  3. 8Sports facilities attracting gold medal-winning athletes
  4. 9More than 100 years of quality teaching
  5. 10State-of-the-art facilities

Admissions Enquiries (UK/EU)

09:00 to 17:00 Mon – Fri (UK time)