Leeds Beckett University’s Chancellor, Sir Bob Murray CBE, graduated from the university in 1972, qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant.
He is a leading businessman and philanthropist with an enduring passion for education and football. Sir Bob was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Business Administration from the university in 2008. He has served as Chancellor since 2013.
Sir Bob has funded scholarships at Leeds Beckett University since 2012. Five Sir Bob Murray CBE Scholarships of £1,000 each are generously gifted to deserving students every year.