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Life in Leeds

A buzzing city in a beautiful part of Yorkshire

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Life in Leeds.

Whatever you want from your university experience, you’ll find it here in Leeds. Our video is presented by graduate Darcy Amamou.
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Life in Leeds

Students in a park
Trinity Kitchen
Leeds Town Hall
Trinity Centre
A close-up of James Graham building, Headingley Campus

Transport & Getting Around

From the airport...

Leeds and Manchester International Airport both less than one hour away.


To the capital...

Only two hours to London.

Explore the UK...

Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Edinburgh all nearby.


Or further afield...

Great links to Europe.
transport map

Leeds in Numbers

Why Leeds Beckett?

4%

We are ranked among the top 4% of universities in the world

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17.

1st

Ranked first in the world for technology

i-graduate Student Barometer, Autumn Wave 2015.

24/7 365

Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year

144

Our diverse community is made up of students from 144 countries and territories

4th

Ranked fourth in the UK for graduate employment

Based on HESA data and the DLHE 2014/15 survey. Ranking excludes providers with fewer than 500 respondents to the DLHE survey.

96.8%

The percentage of our undergraduates in work or further study six months after graduating

Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2014/15. Includes all UK, EU and overseas undergraduates.

200

Our history stretches back almost 200 years

Leeds News

Leeds Beckett Marketing student reaches final three in industry competition

Final year Marketing student Tom Brown competed in the Chartered Institute of Marketing competition, The Pitch, which took place on Thursday 9 March.

Development programme to inspire future female leaders

Senior Lecturer Kate Dashper from the School of Events, Tourism, Hospitality and Languages, has set up a leadership programme to inspire and empower the current female cohort.

Events Management students announced as Eventice finalists

Two Leeds Beckett University Events Management students have been shortlisted for the prestigious Eventice Awards taking place 28 February - 2 March at the International Confex held at the Olympia in London.

Leeds Events

Mar 8

A Woman's World

9-31st March 2017 - A photography exhibition by Anna Pepe will be displayed in the foyer of the Portland Building. A Woman's World, is The exhibition explores women, places, cultures and habitats around the world.

Mar 15

Creative and Digital Careers Series

The Creative & Digital Careers Series of events is open to existing Leeds Beckett University students studying any course. Some events are also open to Leeds Beckett University graduates and members of the public.

Mar 27

CeASR / Psychology Seminar - Mathematics Anxiety: Causes, Consequences and Strategies to Reduce it

Speaker: Dr Tom Hunt, University of Derby

Mar 27

How universities make people worried and miserable: a critical community psychology perspective on mental health in higher education

My Mind and Me

Mar 27

Alternative Realities: Is there such a thing as 'healthy psychosis'

Why does 'psychosis' have to imply 'illness'?

Mar 28

Forward Leeds Presents: Drugs, alcohol & mental health in the student population

Forward Leeds supports adults and young people to make healthy choices about alcohol and drugs.

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