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Join a modern professional university with ambition. Our vision is to be acknowledged for our commitment to student success, innovation and enterprise, global reach, and strong local impact.
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who we are

why Leeds Beckett?

Our aspiration is to help create great graduates, exceptional employees, dynamic citizens and enterprising leaders.

We understand there's a lot to consider when your planning your next career move - so in this page you'll find just a few of the reasons why you should choose Leeds Beckett.

  1. Our vision

    Our students are a diverse community with different needs and aspirations. Teaching excellence is at the heart of our culture and acadmic practice, focusing on the provision of an outstanding education and experience for our students.

    We are proud of our polytechnic roots, and proud to have built on our heritage as a vital source of professional, vocational and applied learning, underpinning the social, economic, and cultural life of our city and region.

  2. Our spirit

    At Leeds Beckett University, we are united in our understanding of what working hard and having a bold, industrious spirit can bring.

    Our innovative, forward thinking is something that is fostered by our people and is shared with our students, helping us to not only create great graduates, but exceptional employees, dynamic citizens and enterprising leaders.

    Wherever we work within the university, we nuture the abilities that shape a lifetime, opening the minds of our students and opening doors to success.

  3. Our community

    Our community is made up of people from a range of social and cultural backgrounds, brought together in a world-class learning environment that celebrates both our proud heritage and exciting future.

    Both our impressive historic Headingley Campus and modern city centre hub offer award winning facilities, great resources and extensive support needed to allow both students and staff to thrive.

    And it's enabled us to become the only university in the UK to hold both the Customer Service Excellence (CSE) and IIP (Gold) accreditations across our whole institution.

  4. Our city

    Our course, also being located in the largest financial district outside of London also makes us a popular choise for staff, students and graduates alike. Leeds is a vibrant, cultural city that offers endless options.

    From the buzz of our thriving arts scene, to our impressive list of destinations for foodies, shopaholics and night owls, there's plenty to explore, right on our doorstep. But it doesnt stop here.

    We live in a truly fantastic county that's just wiating to be discovered, from the scenic Yorkshire Dales and the region's glorious coastline, to wildlife and World Heritage Sites. So whether you're new to the area or a long-term local, there's always something to see and do.

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Nina Cuthbertson, Student in Electronic and Electrical Engineering
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Our commitment

  1. Equality and inclusion

    We strive to create a vibrant, ethical and sustainable working and learning environment that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion. Having a ‘Community of Great People’ is key to all our future success and we want this to be reflective of our university life.

  2. Training and development

    We are committed to supporting and developing our staff and offer a full programme of opportunities for personal success at work. From webinars designed to support your wellbeing and ways of working, to developing as a manager or leader in your area.

  3. Benefits and rewards

    Working here means you will also have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities and a lot more.

Vice Chancellor Peter Slee

One of our major assets in achieving our success is our people; alongside our growing reputation for excellence and enterprise. That's why we are committed to investing in and further enhancing our teaching, research and enterprise activities and welcome committed and talented people who want to join us.

our vacancies

Search jobs at Leeds Beckett and start your journey towards a rewarding and nurturing work environment.  

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School of built environment, engineering and computing roles recruiting now

Leeds Beckett University are investing in the built environment area to enhance their provision and student support. The Surveying, Construction and Project Management subject group within the School covers areas of Architectural Technology, Building Surveying, Construction Management, Project Management, Real Estate and Quantity Surveying at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It offers a wide range of courses from full time to Degree Apprenticeships.
Our commitment

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