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Oscar win for Leeds Beckett graduate

MSc Digital Video and Special Effects graduate Ayyappadas Vijayakumar worked as Visual Effects Editor on the film which took home the Oscar for Best Effects alongside awards for best cinematography and best sound mixing and has opened up about his road to success.

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Leeds Beckett project to boost job prospects for graduates with autism

The IMAGE project (Improving Employability of Autistic Graduates In Europe) led by Dr Marc Fabri aims to address this employment gap by focusing on the transition from higher education into the world of work, and the support universities and employers can provide during this transition.

Leeds Beckett secures £360k Erasmus+ grant to help young people make informed decisions when leaving school

Leeds Beckett University has secured funding for a new multi-national project that focuses on how best to support young people, predominantly from marginalized groups, as they plan to make the transition from compulsory schooling towards future positive destinations.

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Inspirational talk on Data Security by Guest Lecturer and Leeds Beckett alumnus, James Johnson

James Johnson graduated from BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics and Security in July 2016 with 1st class Honours. He took a place on the graduate training programme at NCC Group but was moved to the role of Security Consultant after only 3 months. James is now a Senior Security Consultant with the company.


Yorkshire and Humberside Cybercrime Unit October Visit

Students on our Computer Forensics and Security courses attended a talk at Headingley Campus on Tuesday 8th October by the Yorkshire and Humberside regional Cybercrime Unit to find out about the potential graduate opportunities and internships available in this increasingly important area of work.

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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.