information for colleagues

Page last updated 07/01/2021

Facilities and services

Information for colleagues about access to facilities including the libraries, sports facilities, food outlets and the mail service.

General facilities and services FAQs

Both our Libraries remain open Monday - Friday 09:00 - 21:00 and Saturday - Sunday 11:00 - 17:00. However, please only come to the Library if it is essential. Study at home and use our online resources and services where possible.

Study space bookings are only for students who are legally allowed to come onto campus:

  • studying on one of the designated courses (health, social work, teacher training)
  • without alternative access to broadband or a PC/laptop
  • without adequate study facilities at home

It is recommended that you have a lateral flow test before coming onto campus. Further information about these is on the University's Covid-19 microsite. Please follow the guidance on hands, space and face whilst on campus and wear your face covering at all times, including whilst studying.

Courier services for outgoing items can be requested using the Courier Services Details form.

For small and medium sized deliveries, couriers can no longer deliver directly to offices. Small and medium sized courier deliveries should be sent to our City Campus mail room and addressed as follows: Recipient name, building and room number, c/o Leeds Beckett University Mail Room, G20 Calverley Building, Portland Way, Leeds LS1 3HE. Please also complete the Request to Receive Small or Medium Sized Deliveries form, providing 48 hours’ notice where possible. For any queries, please email: 

For larger deliveries, please complete the Request to Receive Large Deliveries form, providing 48 hours’ notice where possible. You will need to attend site to receive your goods in person. Our Security team can then assist by managing building access.

Outgoing mail is franked and posted from our City Campus mail room on a weekly basis. Drop-off or collection services from both campuses can be requested for this service. 

Incoming mail is being sorted ready for collection from mail rooms on both campuses. Your service or school is requested to nominate a colleague to collect your area’s mail from the relevant campus mail room. You can request a time slot for the collection of mail using the Mail Room Booking form

The Café Gaia (Leslie Silver Building, City Campus) and Carnegie Café (Carnegie School of Sport, Headingley Campus) will open weekdays between 09:00–15:00 from Monday 11 January. Both cafes will serve hot and cold drinks and pre-packaged items for takeaway service only.

To keep up to date with our current opening times either follow Beckett Food on TwitterFacebook or Instagram, or visit their website.

In line with national lockdown restrictions, the Carnegie Sports Centre and City Campus gym are closed for members.

Yes, you can take part in our virtual fitness classes that are being streamed and shared on the Leeds Beckett Fitness Facebook page. You can take part in the live fitness classes at the times stated on the fitness class timetable as well as enjoy over 700 pre-recorded classes.

We will also be offering weekly challenges and goals through the Leeds Beckett Fitness app available on Apple Store and Google Play which also includes technology that enables you to set goals, track your progress and record every workout. Plus you can enjoy discounts and deals with our affiliate partners.