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Taking steps for better health

In this blog, fashion marketing student Charlotte talks about the benefits to physical and mental health of wallking and exercise and how it can help other students adapt to university life during the currenty pandemic.

Headshot of Blonde Woman Charlotte Nunnerley
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Graduate partners with Adidas to launch new shoe

A Leeds Beckett graduate has swapped the rugby pitch for the small screen as part of an advertising campaign for sportswear giant Adidas filmed at the Carnegie School of Sport.

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Creating purpose and meaning from Covid-19 bereavement – how I used my grief to campaign for change

When I lost my dad to Covid-19 in April it came as a devastating shock.  He was sixty years old with no underlying health conditions – this was not meant to happen to someone like him. 

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Help out at The Secret Garden

If you’ve developed a green thumb over summer you might be interested in our new secret garden at Headingley Campus.

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Discovering Painting

Having never painted before, Dr Vivien Sabel (Senior Lecturer, Psychological Therapies & Mental Health) used lockdown to discover a hidden talent.


Five lessons I’ve learned from starting a new job in a pandemic

Many employees are moving their staff to remote working environments on a more permanent basis following the pandemic’s disruption to the norm of the office.

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School Bullying - Before, during and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic

Over recent years there has been increasing cross-disciplinary debate about the precise definition of school bullying.  However, it is broadly agreed that a range of bullying behaviours are perpetrated with the intent to harm the recipient, either directly or indirectly, and a characteristic feature of it is that it is repeated. 

Lifting the lockdown: Pricing perceptions and the paradigm shift

Following the gradual release of the lockdown, hairdressers and pubs, amongst other businesses, are opening their doors again and welcoming back customers. Some people are desperate to get back into these ‘non-essential’ spaces, to be pampered, to have fun and to leave the confines of their immediate environment.

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Leeds Beckett University Light it in Red to support the UK event industry

Our university joined over 600 venues that have signed up to draw attention to the impact of Covid 19 on the event industry by illuminating their buildings in red on the evening of 6th July 2020

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Reaching the finish line of the Carnegie Fundraising Challenge

Carnegie alumni complete their Lands End to John O'Groats challenge, clocking up 15,612 miles and raising almost £8,000 for the NHS!

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