Featured News and Events
Northern Film School announced as partner of Harrogate Film Festival16 January 2020
Leeds Beckett University’s Northern Film School has been announced as a key partner of an independent festival which showcases the next generation of talent across the globe.Read more
Featured News and Events
University-crewed movie premieres at leading film festival9 January 2020
An intense tale of confrontation, crewed by Leeds Beckett University colleagues, is being premiered at a leading international film festival.Read more
Featured News and Events
University sculpture made to human proportions installed19 December 2019
A striking life-size sculpture designed to change shape as you walk around it has been installed at Leeds Beckett University.Read more
Leeds School of Arts Academics review Carolyn Thompson’s ‘Breaking and Entering’ fine art show at Shandy Hall
Special issue of the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice edited by LSA doctoral candidate Zara Worth with contributions from LBU staff and Alumni.
First Year Interior Architecture & Design students are being taught by a series of design practitioners on their studio projects, alongside their studio tutors. This academic year, the following practitioners, all from diverse design practices, have shared their expertise.
Dr Anna Zaluczkowska, a reader from Leeds School of Arts, is supporting the development of a new prototype story gaming app through the SSN. Anna needs writers and colleagues working within media to play some stories as well as offer feedback through the SSN.
What sort of careers do our BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design alumni follow?
BA (Hons) Performance and Production Student Wins The Belfast Dawson's Singer Songwriter Competition
After winning her heat in November 2019 Leeds Beckett University student, Lucy Robinson, got through to the grand final which took place on the 10th of December 2019 in the famous Dark Horse, Belfast.
New exhibition celebrating the life and work of artist Victor Newsome goes on display in Naples
Congratulations Emily Rushby our post graduate conversion student in landscape architecture who has been awarded one of the Landscape Design Associates (LDA) bursaries which celebrates their 40th anniversary.
Four students from the Leeds School of Architecture have been shortlisted for the prestigious British Council Venice Biennale Fellowship.
On Wednesday 27 November 2019 Interior Architecture and Design Students were given a tour of Beehive Mill by Architect Maurice Shapero.
Feature film crewed by students & staff from the Northern Film School (NFS) to receive its world premiere at the Palm Springs International Film festival in January 2020.
Third year BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture & Design students spent an inspiring week in Copenhagen and Malmo visiting the wealth of green infrastructure and public spaces.
Leeds School of Arts PhD candidate in Music Composition Euripides Bekos was named winner of the prestigious international composition prize “Nikos Skalkottas – 2019”.
Architecture students from across Leeds School of Arts were given the opportunity to engage with the concept of ‘Technology Prototypes’ through a Symposium on Wednesday 13 November 2019.
Dr Kiff Bamford talks about his research interest in Jean-François Lyotard and his recent visit to the University of California, Irvine where Lyotard once taught.
Leeds School of Arts Music students aim to inspire & educate the next generation of female musicians through The Wired Project.
21 November 2019 saw the launch of Conversations with the Anthony Burgess cassette archive (1964-1993), a double LP/CD curated by Senior Lectuer Dr Alan Dunn, in collaboration with the International Anthony Burgess Foundation and poet/producer Guy-Marc Hinant of the Belgian record label Sub Rosa.
Northern Film School Production Co-ordinator, Laura Torenbeek, attended the Aesthetica Short Film Festival with 30 students and a group of Northern Film School staff and Alumni. Attending the international film festival for the 4th time in a row, Laura was excited to tell us all about it. Laura said, "I always schedule my days at Aesthetica thoroughly and because events and masterclasses and screenings happen simultaneously, I’ve had a few difficult decisions to make. However, I made most of my time at the festival and here are some of the highlights..."
Sam McNally, 2019 film graduate, talks about how he and other students from the Northern Film School created the Dreamers of the Day advert for Leeds Beckett. Based on the T.E. Lawrence poem of the same name, Sam, along with the rest of the cast and crew, took the project from the intial spark of inspiration through to the finished film.
A team of students from different universities, including a Leeds Beckett Architecture student, have been named as the winning entrant in this year’s RIBA Northern Soul Design Charrette.