Leeds Beckett project recognised in UK's Best Breakthroughs List6 December 2018
A design project by an architecture consultancy made up of staff and students at Leeds Beckett has been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs for its significant impact on people’s everyday lives.Read more
Using gamification apps could help people be more physically active5 December 2018
With low participation rates in physical activity continuing to be a public health concern, we need to look into novel interventions and techniques such as gamification. That’s according to a paper by Leeds Beckett University academics.Read more
Applications now open for the 2019 Business Advantage Awards9 November 2018
Do you want to win more than £6,000 worth of support and mentoring for your new or early-stage business? Apply now for the 2019 Business Advantage Awards, run by Leeds Beckett University in partnership with law firm Lupton Fawcett, accountants WGN and Yorkshire Bank.
Show homes are shown the door with new virtual reality experience6 November 2018
A new virtual reality show home experience is revolutionising the house-buying journey for clients of Leeds-based property developers, Citu.
Events to celebrate women in leadership23 October 2018
A series of free events exploring the role of women in driving forward innovation and growth in business will be hosted by Leeds Beckett University across West Yorkshire as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Be your own boss with our Business Basics workshop1 October 2018
Thinking about starting up your own business, becoming self-employed or going freelance? Come along to the free Business Basics workshop on 28 November to help you on your way.
Women’s fiction writing through the ages20 September 2018
In the latest in our PhD student spotlight features, Victorian literature researcher Fern Pullan talks sensation fiction, imposter syndrome, and rifling through new libraries.
Leeds Beckett launches new centre to boost business growth in Halifax18 September 2018
A new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses in Halifax will be officially launched by Leeds Beckett University and Calderdale Council this month.
Changing lives with positive youth sport development7 September 2018
We caught up with Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial, Reader in Sport Coaching at our university and recent PhD graduate, to find out what life has been like as part-time research student.
Digital summit to propel small businesses to the next level7 September 2018
Leeds Beckett University has teamed up with Calderdale Council to present the Calderdale Digital Shift Summit – a three-day event for young and growing digital businesses in the Leeds City Region.
International relations in action14 August 2018
The connections and insights gained at Leeds Beckett have enabled graduate Tim Spinks to improve the lives of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds and beyond.