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changing our world
We’re proud of our diverse community of more than 190,000 graduates in 148 countries around the world! Our graduates have changed the world and made a huge difference to the society that we live in.
meet our inspiring graduates
Among our alumni community we’re proud to boast Britain’s most determined female Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey DBE, 80s band Soft Cell’s frontman Marc Almond OBE, Game of Thrones cinematographer Fabian Wagner, and designer of the London Olympic Torch Edward Barber OBE amongst many more.
Meet some of our alumni community below or explore all of our alumni stories to see the difference they are making.
“I’ll tell you what I liked about the course, it had a very creative side to it...you had to make physical models and it was very hands-on.”Edward Barber BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design, 1989
“I knew from very early on that I wanted to work in the film industry – I was around 14. I started off shooting stills and then moved on to shooting videos with my Super 8.”Fabian Wagner MA Film & Moving Image Production, 2003
"I set up the business with some savings and won £500 at the Business Concept of the Year competition at Leeds Beckett University.”Jennifer Ardene BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance, 2016
"I cherish the memories of spending nights in the Leeds Beckett library and music labs; a dream come true for me.”Laura Etemah MA Music Production, 2016
“The course was very inspiring, it constantly challenged us to think outside of the box and it helped me discover myself as a creative.”Melanie Etchart BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design, 2015
"I chose Leeds Beckett University because of the close partnership it has with Leeds Rhinos as well as being a highly regarded university for sports."Tom Briscoe BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science, 2020
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Where are you now?
Whether you graduated last year or 50 years ago, we're always pleased to hear about our graduate's successes. Let us know about your achievements by completing our 'Where are you now?' form.