Information for students

Page last updated 08/04/2021

Facilities and services

Information about access to facilities including the libraries, sports facilities, food outlets and the Students’ Union.

Facilities and services FAQs

A selection of cafes will be available from Monday 12 April at City and Headingley Campus. All cafes will be open for a takeaway service only Monday - Friday between 09:00 - 15:00. The cafes will serve hot and cold drinks as well as pre-packaged items for you to take out.

City Campus

  • Gaia Cafe
  • Cafe 1846

Headingley Campus

  • Carnegie Cafe

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

Both our Libraries remain open Monday - Friday 09:00 - 21:00 and Saturday - Sunday 11:00 - 17:00. However, please 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 a designated course (you will be informed by your School if you are expected to come onto campus)
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.

The media equipment loans service has resumed. Students wishing to borrow equipment will need to reserve this in advance on the online booking system. There will be a new schedule for collecting and returning equipment to ensure enough time to clean the equipment and protect our service desk staff. 

City Campus

Collection: Wednesdays (09:30-16:30)

Return: Fridays (09:30-16:30)

Headingley Campus

Collection: Tuesdays (09:30-16:30)

Return: Thursdays (09:30-16:30)

All loans as standard will be made for 9 days (example: a loan collected from city campus on a Wednesday should be returned on the Friday of the following week.) 

From Monday 12 April the Carnegie Sports Centre will re-open to students who are currently studying/living locally. You should not return to Leeds to use the gym if you do not live locally.

Opening times

  • Monday - 08:00 - 20:00
  • Tuesday - 08:00 - 20:00
  • Wednesday - 08:00 - 21:00
  • Thursday - 08:00 - 20:00
  • Friday - 08:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday - 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sunday - 10:00 - 16:00

Available facilities:

  • Gym/Strength & conditioning suite
  • Athletics track
  • Indoor tennis courts (with members of your household only)
  • A selection of outdoor sports and fitness activities
    *Subject to availability and booking capacities

How to book:

To book an activity at the Carnegie Sports Centre, you will need to download our Leeds Beckett Fitness app, available on Apple Store and Google PlayAlternatively, if you do not have the capability to download our Leeds Beckett App, you can create an account and book a space on our bookings website.


Virtual fitness classes

We will continue to offer students who cannot access the Carnegie Sports Centre  virtual fitness classes. All classes are live streamed from the Leeds Beckett Fitness Facebook page and includes an archive of more than 800+ recorded classes since March 2020.

We will also be offering weekly challenges and goals through the Leeds Beckett Fitness app which 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.