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Challenging Gaming Culture

Challenging Gaming Culture is a new module created for third year students wanting to enhance and develop their understanding of the video gaming world and is accessible to all students, regardless of how experienced they are when it comes to the gaming culture.

Shona Marshall

A poets journey back to education

Years after leaving education, Shona Marshall shares with us how she reconnected with her love of music and poetry, which led her to study BA (Hons) Creative Writing in Contemporary Culture at Leeds Beckett University.

22/04/20
 
Jozef in a pizza restaurant

Getting more out of University

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
Leeds Beckett Logo 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 Logo Jay Ali
David Oluwale

Remembering David

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

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