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Megan in front of the Eifel Tower

Parisian Story: Part 2

Recent graduate Megan continues her Parisian story working on a placement as a travel writer, eating croissants and people watching. This follows on from Megan’s first blog article, which you can read here.

22/10/19
Leeds Beckett University Megan Slack
Megan in Paris

My journey from Leeds Beckett University to a Parisian office

Megan, a recent graduate, talks about her experience of taking her creative writing skills to Paris and the world of travel writing.

06/08/19
Leeds Beckett University Megan Slack
Jozef in a pizza restaurant

Jozef Ashley

University life can be very hard. But the trick is in the old saying – you can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

18/06/19
Jozef Ashley Jozef Ashley
Students at the ball

The Glitzy Glamour of the Spring Ball

In May the school held its annual Spring Ball at The Queen’s Hotel in Leeds city centre. This is an excuse for the cheap price of £25 to have a two course meal, drink on arrival and DJ with a dancefloor for the night in a fancy ballroom.

06/06/19
 Emma-Louise Ekpo

How To Curate A Blog

In this blog post I have the inside scoop on how to articulate creative writing ideas, story and character development with the extremely talented yet humble Dr. Rachel Connor, Course Director for the English with Creative Writing degree at Leeds Beckett University and published novelist, radio scriptwriter and poet.

22/05/19
Sam Smith Sam
Writing Festival

Leeds Beckett Writers ‘Writing on Air’ ’19 Festival

Every year, Chapel FM hosts numerous writers and readers On Air for this four-day writing festival. This year, three hundred writers, readers and performers from the ages of eight to ninety-four took part in this legendary event.

16/05/19
Leeds Beckett University Jay Ali
Kaleidescope Cover

Beyond Writing: Kaleidoscopic - A Creative Writing Anthology

Aukje Huijts talks about 'Kaleidoscopic', an anthology of creative writing put together by third year BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing students, ahead of its launch on 2 May as part of the Beyond Creative Arts Festival.

01/05/19
Leeds Beckett University Aukje Huijts
Jacob Ross

Writer in Residence: Jacob Ross

Course Director for English Literature and Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature at the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities, Dr Emily Zobel Marshall, reflects on the of role of their latest Writer in Residence, award-winning British-Caribbean author Jacob Ross.

Inside Leeds Library

Through The Pages: 250 Years Of The Leeds Library with Ruth Robbins

In this blog post, Professor Ruth Robbins discussed with current student Georgia McEneaney one of her most recent projects: working with the Leeds Library to create a book celebrating its 250th anniversary.

15/04/19
Leeds Beckett University Georgia McEneaney
Ruth Robbins Professor Ruth Robbins
David Oluwale

Remembering David

History students have produced a new website about David Oluwale's life and legacy.

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