Featured News and Events
Fairytales and daydreams earn students international accreditation7 June 2019
Two Leeds Beckett students have joined a select group after being recognised by an international typography body.Read more
Featured News and Events
Students past and present collect accolades at Chelsea Flower Show31 May 2019
Green fingered Leeds Beckett students past and present have been recognised at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.Read more
Recent graduate Nazia Hussain reflects on her current role as a graphic designer and how her degree in Fine Art set her up to take the next step.
Senior Lecturer in Music and Sound Dr Justin Morey investigates the role of ambient music in society and todays musical culture in a new publication that bring together a series of essays on the subject.
Alan Simson’s research practice in the world of Urban Forestry.
Postgraduate Landscape Architecture student Johanna Elvidge’s enjoying show garden success.
Academics from The Leeds School of Arts are set to mark the launch of The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader with a series of durational readings and in-conversation sessions featuring Professor Richard Demarco CBE at the Edinburgh festival.
Performance academics at Leeds Beckett University are collaborating with arts organisations across Europe to develop new, non-verbal methods of adult theatre education and increase participation in theatre.
This year has seen the 26th edition of this event, which is now one of the largest and most diverse festivals in Europe.
Northern Film School researchers Dr Steven Gerrard and Natasha Parcei recently took their work to the Fan Studies Network at the end of June, hosted at the University of Portsmouth, to promote their forthcoming book on British action hero Jason Statham.
On the 26 June the school and the Leeds Arts Research Centre, hosted ‘Knowing the Score’, a conference which saw papers presented on the intersecting research fields of Music and Sport presented in partnership with Headingly Literature Festival, Fields of Vision, and Music in Leeds.
... another graduate employment success for the Northern Film School.
Congratulations to Ruth Parker who is currently working on the hugely anticipated Netflix series, Get Even!
A Leeds Beckett student is celebrating after winning the Best Presentation Prize (Part 1) at the recent RIBA North East and Yorkshire Student Awards 2019 for his final year design project, beating entries from six schools of architecture.
A project that focusses on bringing arts and creativity into care homes.
This June, Gallery House will hold an event by Leeds Beckett University MA Art and Design as part of INDEX, under the banner of Yorkshire Sculpture International.
Dani Seggewiss graduated from the BSc (Hons) Music Technology course in 2016, having successfully dovetailed her final year studies with her emerging career as a live sound engineer.
Songs For Becoming (2019) is a site-specific installation created for die raum, a project space in Berlin. The exhibition closed with a spoken word performance as the finissage on 31 May 2019. The project is part of my practice based PhD research From Text to Sound: Textuality of Spoken Word and Participatory Authorship in Contemporary Art (working title).
Northern Film School graduate, Harry Lock, won the coveted 'One To Watch' award at the RTS Industry Awards last Friday.
NFS students part of a film shoot featuring artist Damien Hirst in partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture International
The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a place that I hold close to my heart. Set in beautiful countryside I have experienced many happy moments at the park with friends & family. So when the opportunity to assist a professional film shoot featuring Damien Hirst came up I was thrilled to take part.
Dr Oliver Bray, the Dean of the School of Film, Music and Performing Arts and Head of Performing Arts performed his solo work Ursonate Post-truth in Venice on Friday 10 May.
Professor Simon Morris founded Information as Material in 2002 - a publishing imprint for experimental literature that has subsequently published over fifty books by artists and poets around the globe. He has variously been described as ‘philosophically irresponsible’ (Revue d’esthétique, Paris, France), ‘a literary pervert’ (Whitechapel Gallery, London), ‘mischevious’ (Times Literary Supplement) and ‘an inspired lunatic’ (Guardian).
Heritage Open Days 2019
Discover the people behind Leeds Beckett University’s historic campus and origins as a university. From the monks and landowners who developed Beckett Park at the heart of the Headingley community over 400 years, to the civic leaders who established our education provision in Leeds in 1824.