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A reminder about Christmas and the Library

A reminder about Christmas and the Library

For anyone wanting to visit in person, the Library is open 24/7 throughout the Christmas Vacation and over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays - see below for some key information about our services.

Extra curricular activities at Leeds Beckett

Extra curricular activities at Leeds Beckett

Hi, I'm Keely and I want to talk to you about my coding course which I did at Leeds Beckett.

11/12/18
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Events Management students return from ICCA conference

Events Management students return from ICCA conference

Congratulations to two of our final year Events Management students who received scholarships to attend the 57th ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) Conference in Dubai.

My placement at boohoo

My placement at boohoo

We met up with our Retail Management student Kira, and asked her all about her experience on placement at boohoo.com.

05/12/18
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Leeds Beckett University become affiliate members of UNWTO

Leeds Beckett University become affiliate members of UNWTO

The School of Events Tourism and Hospitality Management have joined an elite group of three universities in the UK who are now affiliate members of United Nations World Tourism Organisation.

Visiting other university libraries

Visiting other university libraries

Did you know that you can visit other university libraries closer to home?  SCONUL Access is a reciprocal scheme that allows students to borrow from most higher education libraries in the UK and Ireland.  For full-time undergraduate students this is for reference only.

Studying English with Creative Writing

Studying English with Creative Writing

Hi! I’m Amy, and I do English with Creative Writing at Leeds Beckett. I’m going to talk about my course in this post.

05/12/18
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Vlog guide to Christmas in Leeds

Vlog guide to Christmas in Leeds

Hi, I'm Dotty. Here's my guide to Christmas in Leeds!

04/12/18
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A Global South View on the Copa Libertadores Final in Madrid

A Global South View on the Copa Libertadores Final in Madrid

It was bad enough that Boca Juniors’ players were violently attacked by River Plate fans as they drove to the stadium (see BBC, 2018). Then, given the security threat, the game - the second leg of the prestigious Copa Libertadores final - was immediately postponed.

Christmas in Leeds

Christmas in Leeds

Hi, I'm Jenny and here's my latest blog all about Christmas in Leeds.

04/12/18
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Vlog: Living in private accommodation

Vlog: Living in private accommodation

Hi I'm Tanmay. Here's my advice for those wishing to live in private accommodation in Leeds.

03/12/18
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Vlog: Student life in Leeds

Vlog: Student life in Leeds

Hi, I'm Emily. Here's my latest vlog, all about student life in Leeds.

03/12/18
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Vlog: My favourite places in Leeds

Vlog: My favourite places in Leeds

Hi, I'm Eliza. Take a look at my latest vlog, all about my favourite things to do in the city of Leeds!

03/12/18
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Vlog: Living in Sugarwell Court

Vlog: Living in Sugarwell Court

Hi, I'm Eliza and here's my vlog all about living at Sugarwell Court accommodation. 

03/12/18
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Vlog: Tips for choosing halls

Vlog: Tips for choosing halls

Hello, I'm Emily and this is my latest vlog, all about how to select your halls.

03/12/18
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Vlog: My favourite places in Leeds

Vlog: My favourite places in Leeds

Hi, I'm Hari and here are my favourite places to spend time in Leeds.

03/12/18
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Vlog: Living in Kirkstall Brewery

Vlog: Living in Kirkstall Brewery

Hi, I'm Keely and here's my vlog from my halls - Kirkstall Brewery. 

03/12/18
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Vlog: Student life in Leeds

Vlog: Student life in Leeds

Hi, I'm Elettra and here's my vlog about student life in Leeds!

03/12/18
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My university interview

My university interview

Hi I'm Jenny. I wanted to write a blog about the interview process, and how I found it on the day – which may (hopefully) help with some of your concerns or nerves!

03/12/18
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Revamping the Rose Bowl and Tiki Coffee Shop

Revamping the Rose Bowl and Tiki Coffee Shop

We’re cooking up something good over Christmas.

'Beyond Transition' - Supporting our Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs)

'Beyond Transition' - Supporting our Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs)

The ‘transition phase’ between initial teacher training and being an NQT is a critical one that needs additional support.

Your December Reward Card Offers

Your December Reward Card Offers

Get in to the festive spirit with three of our finest offers! 

Campus developments update - November 2018

Campus developments update - November 2018

Significant progress has been made on the university’s two flagship developments, plus work is set to start on two new projects.

December and January Opening Hours

December and January Opening Hours

As Christmas approaches make sure you know when and where you can get your festive fix of food and drinks! 

First year undergraduate students are having their eyes and ears opened to the delights of opera.

Our undergraduate students studying Marketing at Leeds Business School, are having their eyes and ears opened to the delights of opera.

Things You Need To Know About Exams At Leeds Beckett

Things You Need To Know About Exams At Leeds Beckett

You’ve done the revision, you’ve kept (more or less) your promise to get an early night, now there’s just the exam to sit. But hang on, where is my exam? How do I get there? And what do I need?!

Christmas in the Library

Christmas in the Library

The Library is open 24/7 throughout the Christmas Vacation and over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays - see below for some key information about our services. 

29/11/18

Looking ahead to the Christmas period……

Looking ahead to the Christmas period……

As an Offsite student, will you be needing books over the Christmas period? As we build up to the end of term, please see below for some news on how auto renewals and loans will work over Christmas.

Victoria Hall - Volunteering in India

Victoria Hall - Volunteering in India

"If I had any advice for future volunteers, it would be to stay opened minded, have the enthusiasm to study and live in their culture and don't expect too little nor too much. Have no expectations as you don't know what experience you will return with! One thing is for sure - it will be a life-changing one."

27/11/18

Vlog my masters experience

Vlog my masters experience

Hi, I'm Leyla and this is my first vlog. I'm discussing my course, MA in Public Relations and Strategic Communications.

26/11/18
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Higher education and societal transformation: Decolonisation and racial equality

Higher education and societal transformation: Decolonisation and racial equality

This is a Researcher Links international workshop funded by the British Council. The workshop will be coordinated by Professor Shirley Anne Tate (CRED) and Professor Breitner Taveres (University of Brasilia and Post-doctoral Fellow in CRED in 2018). It will take place at the University of Brasilia from 15th-18th June 2019.

Cloth Hall Court nominated for national interior design award

Cloth Hall Court nominated for national interior design award

Cloth Hall Court has been nominated for the 'Public Sector Interior Project of the Year’ at the 2018 Northern Mixology Awards.

26/11/18
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Dystopia, Apocalypse and Contemporary Women Writing Now

Dystopia, Apocalypse and Contemporary Women Writing Now

This month, Susan Watkins, Professor of Women’s Writing, and Dr Rachel Connor held a workshop for a group of Bradford schoolgirls at the Leeds Library, inviting them to explore the long tradition of women's dystopian and apocalyptic writing. In this blog post, they reflect on the success of the day.

Exploring the Leeds Christmas market

Exploring the Leeds Christmas market

Hi, I'm Molly. Here's my latest vlog, taken at the Leeds German Christmas Market!

26/11/18
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Exam Survival

Exam Survival

From silent study space to motivational playlists there's lots of help available from the Library to help you survive your exams.

23/11/18

Success Against the Odds

Success Against the Odds

Guest blogger Alan Roberts continues his occasional series of lesser-known stories relating to the 2nd Northern General Hospital - Keith Rowntree 

Avoiding homesickness at university

Avoiding homesickness at university

Hi, I'm Molly and I want to share my tips for avoiding homesickness when you move away to university.

20/11/18
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Living at Carlton Hill

Living at Carlton Hill

Hi, I'm Dotty. Here's my vlog, showing you what it's really like to live at Carlton Hill accommodation. 

20/11/18
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Studying Public Health or Environmental Health at a Distance?

Studying Public Health or Environmental Health at a Distance?

Meet your Academic Librarians Alison Park, Penelope Cole and Kirsty Bower. Check out their subject support web pages containing relevant resources, help and guides for your study.

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