Students launch first virtual festival to showcase end of year projects14 July 2020
Students have collaborated to launch Leeds Beckett University’s first ever virtual festival in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.Read more
New apprenticeships to train Leeds nurses of the future14 July 2020
Leeds Beckett University has joined forces with The Open University and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to create a new gateway to a career in nursing.Read more
Alumni from 1970s raise £6,000 for NHS after charity challenge6 July 2020
Friends who met whilst studying at Leeds Beckett University in the 1970s have raised more than £6,000 after completing a gruelling charity challenge.Read more
Breaking down cultural boundaries through dance29 June 2020
In the latest of our PhD student spotlight features, we spoke to Shambik Ghose, a contemporary dancer who is creating a new style of dance – fusing the classical North Indian dance, Kathak, and Western Jazz - and a teaching programme to accompany it.
New podcast project to explore plastic pollution at sea23 June 2020
Academics at Leeds Beckett and Liverpool John Moores Universities are using sound - and the short stories of Merseyside writer, Malcolm Lowry (1909-1957) - to bring to life the magnitude of plastic pollution in our seas.
University partnership opens doors for ambitious interiors firm3 June 2020
Business and management experts at Leeds Beckett University are set to transform Wakefield company, Global Doors, through a new partnership to support the company’s ambitions to grow and innovate.
New collaborations to boost youth sport coaches across the world27 May 2020
Leeds Beckett University has teamed up with a host of prestigious international sporting bodies to support the development of youth sport coaches across the world.
Keeping kids active during lockdown11 May 2020
A Leeds Beckett academic has teamed up with the International Basketball Foundation (FIBA) to help children keep active at home during lockdown.
New research gives voice to victims of human trafficking27 April 2020
New research from Leeds Beckett aims to make permanent changes to policy in Kenya on the prevention of human trafficking and the protection of human trafficking victims.
Cultural Studies & Humanities Good News - April 202022 April 2020
The latest good news from the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities.
A research retreat into songwriting26 February 2019
In our latest PhD spotlight feature, we caught up with Carl Flattery, principal lecturer in Music here at Leeds Beckett, who is studying for a practice-based PhD in songwriting, delving into ideas of memory and place.
Cementing Yorkshire as the home of sculpture31 January 2019
In the latest of our PhD student spotlight features, we met up with Julia McKinlay, an artist studying for a practice-based PhD alongside developing a new international sculpture festival for Yorkshire.