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My first week commuting at Leeds Beckett

My first week commuting at Leeds Beckett

Hi, my name is Imaan and I have just completed my first year at Leeds Beckett. The main aim of my blog is to share my journey as a first-time university student and the different emotions I felt during the first week.

08/09/20
Imaan 
Tips to prepare for university

Tips to prepare for university

 Hi, I'm Albina, a final year student at Leeds Beckett and I'm going to provide you with some tips to get you ready for university. These are all things that I found useful before I started my first term at university. 

08/09/20
Leeds Beckett Student  Albina
Izzy - My favourite yorkshire foods

Vlog: My favourite yorkshire foods

Hi, I'm Izzy and in this vlog I'm going to be talking about some of my favourite Yorkshire delicacies that you should definitely try when you arrive.

20/08/20
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my experience of Leeds Beckett by Tom

My experience studying at Leeds Beckett

Hi, I’m Tom, a final year Sports and Exercise Science student at Leeds Beckett University. I’ve also played professional rugby for 12 years. I played for Hull F.C before moving to Leeds Rhinos in 2014 where I’ve won two Grand Finals and two Challenge Cups.

If you want to know more about starting university as a mature student and what part-time study is like, then please read on.

07/08/20
Travelling between City and Headingley campus, by Lucy H.

Travelling between City and Headingley campus

Hi, I’m Lucy and in this blog I’m going to be talking about how you can travel easily between our two campuses.

15/07/20
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How to live on a student budget, by Will

How to live on a Student Budget

Hi, I’m Will and in this blog, I’m going to be talking about how you can enjoy university life whilst on a student budget. I’ll be sharing with you my personal experiences and top tips that I have found useful during my time at university.

29/06/20
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My University Experience with a Disability, by Anna

My University Experience with a Disability

Hi, my name is Anna and I’m a 3rd year undergrad Childhood Studies student. In this blog I’m going to share with you my experiences as a disabled student at university.

03/06/20
Image of a girl in a green blouse Anna
A day in the life of an American Football player at Leeds Beckett, by Sean

Vlog | A Day in the Life of an American Football Player at Leeds Beckett

Hi I’m Sean, an American Football player here at Leeds Beckett. In this vlog I’m going to show you what a day in my university life looks like.

06/05/20
This is Sean, an international student at Leeds Beckett Sean
A Day in the Life of a Tennis Player at Leeds Beckett, by Nate

Vlog | A Day in the Life of a Tennis Player at Leeds Beckett

Hi I'm Nate, an international, postgraduate student at Leeds Beckett. There are so many opportunities to play sport here and I love that I can continue playing tennis at university. In this vlog I’m going to show you what a day in my life looks like.

05/05/20
This is Nate, a postgraduate student at Leeds Beckett University Nate
How to budget as a Postgraduate Student, by Eleanor

How to budget as a Postgraduate Student

Hi, I’m Eleanor and I am in my first year studying MSc Dietetics. Within this blog, I am going to explain how I budget, and I’ll share tips on how to make your money stretch further during your studies.

05/05/20
Blog squad author Eleanor Eleanor
Living a Sustainable Eco Friendly Student Lifestyle in Leeds

Living a Sustainable, Eco Friendly Student Lifestyle in Leeds

Hi, I’m Hannah and in this blog I am going to talk about how I’m living a zero waste lifestyle as a student in Leeds and give you a few tips on how you can live sustainably and reduce your waste too.

23/04/20
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A day in the life at Headingley Campus by Izzy

Vlog | A Day in the Life at Headingley Campus

Hi I’m Izzy and in this vlog I’m going to show you around Headingley Campus.

23/04/20
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How to cook on a student budget in lockdown by Katie

Vlog | How to Cook on a Student Budget During Lockdown

Hi I'm Katie and in this vlog I'm going to show you how to make a low cost, student friendly meal with limited ingredients which I've enjoyed making whilst at home.

23/04/20
Gild with blonde hair wearing a grey top and black cardigan Katie
My University highlight: Gardening

My University Highlight: Gardening!

Hi, I’m Alicia and in this blog I’d like to share my experiences and show you what we do as a society to be sustainable and how you can get involved too.

02/04/20
Alicia, a Leeds Beckett student Alicia
What to expect from a distance learning course

What to expect from a Distance Learning Course

Hi there! I’m Libby, a distance learning postgraduate student studying an MSc Event Management. In this blog I'm going to walk you through what you should expect from studying a distance learning course

18/03/20
Libby. An distance learning student studying MSc Events Management Libby
The benefits of sport at university title page

The Benefits of Sport at University

Hi, I’m Molly and in this blog I’m going to talk a bit about why sport at university is so important and why you should get involved. I have been involved with the kayak club for the last two years. Being a part of the club has really enhanced my life whilst at university and in this blog I will tell you why.

10/01/20
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Sustainable Winter

How to be Sustainable in Winter

Hi, I'm Suyin. I have a few tips and tricks on how we can all enjoy Christmas while ensuring we are also being planet friendly.

05/12/19
Suyin Chia Suyin
World Kindness Day Text

Vlog | World Kindness Day

Hi, we're Molly and Katie and in this vlog we are sharing our stories about random acts of kindness we have experienced at university and sharing ideas of how you can spread kindness too.

13/11/19
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Cityscape image with text over "House Hunting by Keely"

House Hunting

When house hunting there are many questions flying through your head: who am I going to live with, how many people are going to live in the house, which company am I going to use, are the bills included? And the most important question, where am I going to live?

30/10/19
Keely profile ambassador Keely
Will - The study abroad application process tile

Applying to Study Abroad

The opportunity to study in a country and experience a new culture was too appealing to turn down.

03/10/19
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Will - Accommodation in western Sydney tile

My Accommodation in Western Sydney

Messy? Poor flatmates? Faulty appliances? These are just some of the issues university accommodations often get associated with. For me it has been the opposite.

03/10/19
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Leyla - International welcome week tips

Vlog | International Welcome Week Tips, by Leyla

Hi I'm Leyla and is this vlog I'll be giving you some tips on British customs and what to expect if you're moving to the UK for your studies

17/09/19
Leeds Beckett student, Leyla Rose Leyla
The Great Ocean Road by Hannah title

The Great Ocean Road

Last weekend with three uni friends I took the road trip of a lifetime along The Great Ocean Road of Australia.

17/09/19
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My journey from Clearing to graduation by Gaz

My Journey from Clearing to Graduation

Hi, I’m Gaz and I recently graduated from Leeds Beckett after studying Computer Forensics and Security. I originally came through Clearing and now, after achieving a first class honours I’m just about to start my Graduate job at BT. This is my experience of Clearing and studying at Leeds Beckett.

31/07/19
Student blogger gaz Gaz
Wellness and staying healthy in Leeds over the summer by Chelsea

Wellness and Staying Healthy in Leeds over Summer

Hi I’m Chelsea.

Now that exams are over, and hopefully with no resits to consider, the focus now shifts to your summer holidays. Whether you’re lucky enough to be out enjoying the sunshine, or if you have to work, these tips will help you make the most of your time and leave you feeling refreshed and ready for the next academic year.

09/07/19
Chelsea R blog squad Chelsea R
5 reasons I've enjoyed studying at Leeds Beckett by Ben

Five Reasons I've enjoyed studying at Leeds Beckett

Hi, I'm Ben. This is a quick-fire list of the top five reasons I’ve enjoyed my time at Leeds Beckett University (just on a quick side note, there are many more than just five reasons!)

12/06/19
Ben Thomas student ambassador Ben
Vlog a day in our life by Molly and Katie

Vlog | A Day in our Life

Hi, we're Molly and Katie and here's an insight into a day in our life at Leeds Beckett.

04/06/19
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Five reasons Leeds Beckett is a great place to study by Dorothy

Five Reasons Leeds Beckett is a Great Place to study

Hi there, my name is Dorothy Edgar and I’m in my final year at Leeds Beckett University. If you’re new to Leeds Beckett or you’re considering studying here in September, here are a few of the great things you can experience when you join the Leeds Beckett Community!

30/05/19
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Getting involved at Leeds Beckett by Ben

Getting involved at Leeds Beckett

Hi, I'm Ben and and I want to share a few ideas for how you get socially involved at Leeds Beckett.

14/05/19
Ben Thomas student ambassador Ben
Adjusting to life in halls by Amy

Adjusting to Life in Halls

Hi, I'm Amy and I want to give you some advice for adjusting to living in university accommodation.

29/04/19
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