i2i soccer academy partnership

Study with us and develop as a player

Study for your degree at Leeds Beckett in world-leading facilities and develop as a player, coached by the most prestigious International Soccer Academy in the UK.

The Leeds Beckett and i2i Soccer Academy partnership allows ambitious student athletes the opportunity to study in the UK whilst developing their skills as soccer players.

Being one of the largest providers of sports courses in the UK, our degrees can help you grow your career in Sport. This partnership means that our courses run alongside a pro-level soccer development programme and are timetabled to maximise your time both in classes and on the field. Training is run by i2i Soccer Academy's high-quality coaching programme and benefits from access to our cutting-edge on-campus facilities.

In partnership

Soccer development programme

The i2i Soccer Academy programme provides student athletes access to experienced coaches, who have both played and coached at Premier League clubs. Their support continues off the field where they support students throughout their academic journey and help them pursue a range of careers in Sport.

i2i partner with Leeds Beckett University

Bryan Hughes

Leeds Beckett is a tremendous addition to our international academy offering. It has incredible educational and sporting facilities. The students will love studying and playing soccer here, our coaches will really enjoy working on this great campus.

Bryan Hughes Head of Coaching

A home of sport

Outstanding facilities

We are constantly investing in our facilities to improve the student experience on campus. This includes our £45m state-of-the-art sports building which opened in 2021.

Exterior of Carnegie School of Sport building

A city for students with a love of the game

Our city has sport in our blood. We are home to Olympians and World Cup winners, but most importantly, we are home to a community of future sporting legends.

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Football boot on top of football on pitch Aerial photo overlooking there Leeds Town Hall Group of students laughing on Headingley Campus group of students walking outside their accommodation

Carnegie Village student accommodation

Situated right on our beautiful Headingley Campus, Carnegie Village is a comfortable, modern accommodation complex.
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Carnegie Village exterior, brown and dark grey building with some trees in front

i2i Soccer Academy students training on campus

Corey Roper

We are excited to begin the recruitment for the new i2i International Soccer Academy at Leeds Beckett University. When prospective student athletes see the amazing facilities, the on-site accommodation and all the fantastic offerings available within the programme; they will be blown away.