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Leeds Beckett hosts the International Computer Science and Engineering conference 'DESSERT 2019'

In June this year, the Computer Science team at Leeds Beckett hosted the International Conference on Dependable Systems, Services and Technologies (DESSERT) at our Headingley Campus.


Leeds Beckett to Host 2019 ARCOM Construction Management Conference

Leeds Beckett University will play host to the 2019 Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, with an evening at Salts Mill and our famous Headingley Campus.


Learning to be an Expert Witness is all part of our Computer Forensics and Security course

Dr Maurice Calvert explains why its important we provide students with real-life experiences.  

Research team take part in a SMART Energy Pilot Project which will make the UK's energy more efficient, sustainable and affordable.

As part of the SMART Energy Research Lab (SERL) project, a research team from Leeds Sustainability Institute will be supporting an initial pilot phase looking at how to utilise household energy consumption data available via smart meters to fuel a new wave of innovative energy research. 


Civil Engineering Apprentice wins company Values Award.

Leeds Beckett first-year Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship student, Jacob Lindley, has won Taylor Woodrow's Our Values award for delivering his own Health & Safety sessions to colleagues every day for a week.


Womens Community Hub wins National Design Challenge Prize

The annual competition is organised by Engineers Without Borders UK, a charity dedicated to inspiring the engineering community to serve all people and our planet better than ever before.


The Future is Bright for Women in Property

Huge congratulations to three of our students, Sophie Evans (Building Surveying) and Amy McAllister (Civil Engineering) who were nominated for The Women in Property Student Award and Eunice John (Architectural Technology) for Winning The Women in Property Award for Yorkshire. 


Why Diversity is Important

There has been a significant commitment to upgrading and strengthening the Built Environment in the UK.  This has been matched with funding promises stretching beyond 2021.  To meet this pipeline of work, it has been estimated that we need 444,000 extra Built Environment employees every year for the next five years. 

Constructing Excellence Awards flyer

Short List Announced - Constructing Excellence in Yorkshire and Humber Awards (CEYH) 2019

Organised by our school CEYH Awards focuses attention on some of the most important issues in the construction sector. They recognise the very best companies, collaborations and projects sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better ways of working that deliver outstanding results.

Map of Tetley Brewery site

Quantity Surveying - working with industry partners to provide real life experiences

As part of their final year studies, the quantity surveying students have been presenting their concepts, cost forecasts and recommendations for the development of the Tetley Brewery site in Leeds.

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