studying at university

Studying at university will be an exciting new experience with a different learning style to school or college. 

In order to help you prepare for studying with us, we have put together a number of resources that will give you a clearer idea of what to expect when you start your academic work here at Leeds Beckett. We’ve also included some tips for good habits to get into that will help you fulfil your academic potential.

online module

get study ready

Our Study Ready module will introduce you to what it's like to study at Leeds Beckett. You will reflect on how undergraduate-level study is different from your previous educational experiences and take a closer look at studying at LBU. Watch the videos below to find out more, or to access the module:

  1. Visit MyBeckett
  2. Click on the ‘Access’ button underneath ‘LBU Study Ready’
Student in the library

Give it a go with our skills tests

Why not get a head start and try our academic skills tests to give you an idea about what to expect. Don't worry if you don't get it first time, there is lots of support from our library and support teams when you get here if you need to brush up your skills.

student view

Get to know what it's like studying at university from our students. They can give you real insight into what to expect and some top tips to help you along the way!

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Want to hear more from Be Beckett Ready?

Hear from our students on anything from being the first in your family to go to university, to dealing with learning difficulties, disabilities or mental health concerns while your away from home, in our podcast series - Be Becket Ready.

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When you have free time try and plan your workload to fill it. Make a list of what you need to get done, set alarms and make plans. Get as organised as you can with your work, and you’ll feel a lot better about enjoying the free time you have left.

Study tips Public Relations student Leyla shares some great tips for how to get the most out of your revision sessions ahead of exams.

LBU library

Our Library teams can provide lots of suport and resources to help you develop your academic skills and manage your learning. Get to know how they can support your time at university.

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want to know more?

leeds beckett libraries

If you want to know more about the services and support on offer when you arrive, or would like some information about the learning resources and platforms you'll be using, then you can contact our libraries team who will be happy to help.