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My journey to Leeds Beckett by Suzannah

My journey to Leeds Beckett by Suzannah

Hi, I'm Suzannah and I want to talk to you about my experience of applying to, and joining, Leeds Beckett University.

18/04/19
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See this month's selection of new online resources

See this month's selection of new online resources

Check out the selection of new journals, databases and eBooks.

Not sure how to access these resources? The Library can help – click on this post for more information.

Why a Hard Border in Ireland Would be a Dangerous Outcome

The article covers events when the hard border was in place during the 1968-1998 Troubles, recounting how armed British soldiers boarded school buses conveying schoolchildren between schools between the border, the Provisional IRA (PIRA) planting improvised explosive devices at border points targeting British soldiers and the violence and shootings by PIRA and the British Army. 

Leeds Beckett presents internationalisation findings at Reggio Emilia Compete In International Seminar

Leeds Beckett presents internationalisation findings at Reggio Emilia Compete In International Seminar

Dr Brian Jones, senior lecturer at Leeds Beckett Business School was one of the keynote speakers at a recent international seminar in Northern Italy.

Reward Card May Offers

Reward Card May Offers

We've got some great offers for you in May!

Being a mature student at Leeds Beckett

Being a mature student at Leeds Beckett

Hi, I'm Alexa and here's a little bit about my experience of studying at Leeds Beckett aged 38.

16/04/19
Leeds Beckett University Alexa

Being a BUCS super rugby player at Leeds Beckett

Being a BUCS super rugby player at Leeds Beckett

Hi I’m Ryan, I’m a Master’s student here at Leeds Beckett University and a member of the Leeds Beckett BUCS Super Rugby team.

16/04/19
Leeds Beckett University Ryan E

Through The Pages: 250 Years Of The Leeds Library with Ruth Robbins

Through The Pages: 250 Years Of The Leeds Library with Ruth Robbins

In this blog post, Professor Ruth Robbins discussed with current student Georgia McEneaney one of her most recent projects: working with the Leeds Library to create a book celebrating its 250th anniversary.

Remembering David

Remembering David

History students have produced a new website about David Oluwale's life and legacy.

Easing into your exams

Easing into your exams

We know exam time can be very stressful but there are lots of ways the Library can help you to be as prepared as possible.

Architecture students on a one day trip in Wakefield

Architecture students on a one day trip in Wakefield

First Year BA (Hons) Architecture students visited the Hepworth Wakefield Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park on 8 April.

Ben Mosley voted in as Chair of the Audio Engineering Society UK Section

Ben Mosley voted in as Chair of the Audio Engineering Society UK Section

In February 2019 Ben Mosley, Senior Lecturer in Audio Engineering
School of Film, Music and Performing Arts, was voted in as Chair of the Audio Engineering Society UK Section for a one-year tenure.

Exam Tips

Exam Tips

Hi, I'm Haikah and I want to share with you some advice for doing well in your exams.

11/04/19
Haikah Haikah

Tips for surviving exams

Tips for surviving exams

Hi, I'm Abbie and I want to share my tips for surviving (and doing well!) this exam season.

11/04/19
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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

The Library is open 24/7 throughout the Easter period, self-service over the Bank Holiday weekend, and you can still contact us via Chat or get IT help by phone. Please see below for more details:

LBU supports Partnership for Clean Competition

LBU supports Partnership for Clean Competition

Next week (April 16-18), stakeholders from across the global anti-doping system will come together in London to participate in the fifth Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC) Conference.

10/04/19
Leeds Beckett University School News

Workshops for 100 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women to boost their participation in Civic Engagement

Workshops for 100 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women to boost their participation in Civic Engagement

I was recently awarded project funding from the Home Office to work with BAME women in Bradford to find out how democracy works in the local area.

Workplace and University diversity is enriching for all involved

Workplace and University diversity is enriching for all involved

In support of #WorldAutismAwarenessWeek there is no better time to raise awareness of the 3 year IMAGE project, funded through Erasmus+ KA2, and led by Leeds Beckett University, which is being conducted in five European countries: the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Finland, France and Germany.

Technoference

Technoference

Research from Queensland University of Technology has identified that half of young people aged 18-24 are less productive and more tired because of their mobile phones.

My top five reasons to study abroad

My top five reasons to study abroad

Hi, I'm Chelsea. In this post I will be talking about my top 5 reasons to study abroad, giving you some useful information and tips on how to decide whether it is for you or not.

08/04/19
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My journey to university

My journey to university

Hi, I'm Molly and I wanted to talk about my journey to Leeds Beckett - from applying, to visiting and making my final choices.

08/04/19
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WIRED: new project in music and tech for girls

WIRED: new project in music and tech for girls

The WIRED project aims to inspire and educate the next generation of women working with music technology, giving them new skills, experience and enjoyment in music.

Life as a KTP Associate at Leeds Beckett

Life as a KTP Associate at Leeds Beckett

For over 40 years the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) has been a successful part-government funded initiative that has contributed towards the growth of Research and Innovation in businesses across the United Kingdom.

Stowe Family Law joining forces with Leeds Beckett University

Hannah Ross is a newly qualified solicitor who has recently joined the Stowe Family Law Leeds office. She specialises primarily in private law children’s matters but is now learning the ropes in relation to financial proceedings as part of divorce. She completed her LLB BA (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University before moving on to complete her LPC and finally obtain that elusive training contract in 2016.

04/04/19
Leeds Beckett University School News
Leeds Beckett University Hannah Ross

Vlog: My accommodation in Australia

Vlog: My accommodation in Australia

Hi, I'm Hannah and I want to show you around where I'm living while I study abroad in Sydney!

04/04/19
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Are you a distance learning Law student?

Are you a distance learning Law student?

Meet your Academic Librarians Ellie Clement and Catherine Parkin who have created a subject support web page containing relevant resources, help and guidance for your study.

Study abroad: Expectations vs Reality

Study abroad: Expectations vs Reality

Hi, I'm Hannah and in this post I am going to compare my expectations with the reality of studying abroad and how it is going even better that I had hoped.

03/04/19
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Product Design Futures Conference 2019

Product Design Futures Conference 2019

The fourth annual Product Design Futures Conference took place on 11 March 2019 at The Faversham, Leeds.

Happy Easter from the Library

Happy Easter from the Library

The Library is open 24/7 throughout the Easter Vacation, self service only over the Bank Holiday Weekend. See below for further information.

03/04/19

PhD Programme developments

PhD Programme developments

The second development day for PhD students at the International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH) took place on Wednesday 27 March, focusing on methods and methodology.

Forty-one years in Primary Education 1978-2019

Forty-one years in Primary Education 1978-2019

Dr Chris Ford, Course Director for Undergraduate Primary Teacher Education, looks back on his experiences in primary teaching.

Future Bar Training aka Bar 2020

On 27 February 2019, the Legal Services Board approved the Bar Standards Board’s proposals for Future Bar Training. These proposals centred on two main reforms: first, the introduction of new training routes to qualification known as ‘managed pathways’; and second, slight changes to the BSB’s oversight of the Inns of Court.

Employability Fortnight

Employability Fortnight

University Careers Consultant Ben Robertson talks about the 'Employability Fortnight' organised by the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities and its value for students.

A guide to nightlife in Leeds

A guide to nightlife in Leeds

Hi there! My name is Dorothy and I’m here to tell you all about the great nightlife that Leeds has to offer.

01/04/19
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EU Promise

EU Promise

On March 28th and 29th (coinciding with days during which the BREXIT dilemma became even more acute) Dr Mhairi Beaton and Professor Rachel Lofthouse were in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia at a project meeting of the PROMISE project.

Reward Card April Offers

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Don't miss out on our great deals this April!

Award nomination for Leeds Beckett student

Award nomination for Leeds Beckett student

BA (Hons) Entertainment Management alumnus and current MSc Events Management student Henna Angus was named as a finalist for the Simply Ladies Awards, in the categories ‘Contribution to Music’ and ‘GirlBoss’. Here she talks about her experience.

Art School for Rebel Girls

Art School for Rebel Girls

BA (Hons) Fine Art student Alice Needham is part of the Pavilion team working on the three year Art School for Rebel Girls (ASFRG) programme

Law Career Mentor Scheme

Law Career Mentor Scheme

As an academic who qualified as a solicitor after studying the LLB at Leeds Law School myself I was keen to be involved with the Law Career Mentor Scheme. I remember feeling anxious as a student about how, or if, I would ever obtain a coveted training contract. The training contract was an essential if I was to reach my ambition of becoming a qualified solicitor. Although I did not take the traditional route, I did succeed in my ambition and I have since been dedicated to encouraging and supporting students who also aim for a professional legal career.

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