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Architecture Graduate Hilary Barber wins the ‘Transforming the Urban Landscape’ competition with project partner Adam Greatrix

In October 2020, The Landscape Institute launched an international ideas contest ‘Transforming the Urban Landscape’, which called for entrants to share creative solutions for public spaces in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the global climate change emergency. 

18/01/21
 Hilary Barber

Leeds School of Arts Alumni recognised in New Year’s Honours

Three graduates from Leeds School of Arts have been acknowledged for their contribution to the fields they work in.

14/01/21
 School News

Interior Architecture Graduates, Part 2

We take another look at some of the careers our BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design alumni have gone on to have following graduation.

14/01/21

Leeds Beckett graduates named in Architect's Journal's 40 under 40 list

Leeds Beckett alumni Steve McCloy and Bongani ‘Bo’ Muchemwa have been recognised by Architect's Journal in their 2020 40 under 40 list which celebrates 'the UK’s most exciting emerging architectural talent'.

Landscape Architecture Alumnus Wins National Student Portfolio Award

Congratulations to Beatrice Freeman, MA Landscape Architecture graduate, who has won the national Landscape Institute Student Portfolio Award.

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Dr Sue Miller presents her Latin Music Research Project at the British Academy Summer Showcase

Led by Dr Sue Miller this British Academy funded research project investigates the performance aesthetics of Latin music in the recording studio using a variety of approaches including the technique of experimental archaeology. 

19 WORDS: The Poetics of a Viral Rhetoric

Oliver Bray, Director of Arts at Leeds School of Arts has produced 19 Words, a series of visual poems using the language deployed by the government during Covid19.  

broadcast media students

Broadcast Media Technologies Students benefit from long-running partnership with BBC Introducing

The long-running partnership between Leeds Beckett University and the BBC Introducing project has provided our students with numerous opportunities to work with up and coming artists over the past few years.

Reframing Energy Access: Insights from The Gambia

LSA Academic publishes new book about energy provision in The Gambia

Product Design Futures Conference Poster - title arranged on top of coloured blocks

Product Design Futures Conference 2020

2020 conference attended by Leeds Beckett staff and students.

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Student talent model helps university gain regional reputation as top film and TV educator

Samantha Babrovskie, Senior Lecturer in Production Design, talks about Harrogate Film Festival.

26/02/20
 Nathan Sandhu

Oscar winning graduate encourages students to showcase their work at public events

Leeds Beckett University Masters graduate Ayyappadas Vijayakumar was part of the 1917 Oscar winning visual effects team and has opened up about his road to success ahead of Harrogate Film Festival (HFF).

18/02/20

Harrogate Film Festival

The Northern Film School reflects the increasing importance and significant growth of the Creative Industries in the UK economy, in particular, the screen industries.

Social Media Use In Art

Special issue of the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice edited by LSA doctoral candidate Zara Worth with contributions from LBU staff and Alumni.

20/01/20
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Interior Architecture Alumni

What sort of careers do our BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design alumni follow?

17/01/20

Northern Film School Successes - Winter 2019

A roundup of some successes, stories and achievements from some of the graduates from the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University.

08/11/19
 School News

Greatham Creek project wins at the 2019 Structural Steel Awards

Greatham Creek seal and bird hides, designed by students of the architecture Abstract Machine Studio, received an award for producing 'two truly unique hide structures'.

Ruth Parker (Left)

From Graduation to the Film & TV Industries in less than a year...

... another graduate employment success for the Northern Film School.

Congratulations to Ruth Parker who is currently working on the hugely anticipated Netflix series, Get Even!

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