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Students at the Industrial trip

Industrial Trip to "Plastek UK Ltd"

A group of 3 postgraduate students from MSc Advanced Engineering Management had the opportunity to visit Plastek UK and work on a project with Unilever. Chanderkant Vaid, reflects on his experience.

 Chanderkant Vaid
A building being constructed

Degree Apprenticeships - Building my Career in the Construction Industry

With the right mindset and desire to progress, an apprenticeship will enable you to springboard both your academic studies and your working life, providing a solid foundation for the rest of your career.

Leeds Beckett Logo Oliver Gibbs

Revisiting the Engineering Without Borders Design Challenge Winners

In June, a team of Leeds Beckett University students won the Engineering for People Design Challenge Grand Prize for their concept of building a women’s’ community hub in Tamil Nadu, India, using locally sourced natural and affordable materials.

Students posing in front of a mural in Lille

Human Geography and Planning Students Study Visit to Lille

Last week saw the annual Year Four student field trip to Leeds’ twin city of Lille in Northern France. This started with a welcome from Oliver Dupas and Catherine Polito, Head and Deputy Head of the Lycee Pasteur, our French partner college, and was followed by a workshop in which French and English students discussed their experiences of life and higher education.

Incredible Edibles - Human Geography Field Trip to Knaresborough

On a sunny Tuesday, sandwiched between two extremely wet weather fronts, Human Geography students from the Placements and Professional Skills module enjoyed a short trip to the picturesque town of Knaresborough.

Students Collaborate to Combat Mental Health Challenges at Healthcare Hackathon

On the weekend of 11th – 13th October Leeds Beckett hosted an exciting partnership Hackathon event in which students from universities in the Leeds City Region studying were tasked to come up with innovative solutions to real challenges relating to mental health.

Courtroom Roleplay

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.

High Viz Jackets

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.

Two engineering students

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. 

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