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10 reasons you should study at Leeds Beckett

There are many reasons why we’re one of the most applied to universities in the UK. We’ve picked out 10 of those to give you a flavour of why so many new students join Leeds Beckett University every year.

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Acclaimed high quality teaching

We have been awarded Silver Status in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in recognition of our learning and teaching provision, course design, placements and links with employers.

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Great career prospects

We have been given a five star rating for employability*, and 94.2% of our all our UK graduate students are in work or further study within six months of graduating**.

*QS Stars University Rankings
**Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016-17. Includes all UK undergraduates and postgraduates.

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Guaranteed accommodation

Moving into our Halls of Residence is a great way to meet new people and the easiest way to make friends at Uni. You’re guaranteed a place in our accommodation in your first year when you make us your first choice and apply before our booking deadlines.

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Free Placement year

If you select a course with a sandwich option, you will not be charged a fee in your placement year. We arrange more than 5,000 student placements a year with organisations such as Disney, Samsung, Apple, Nike, BMW and many more.

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I have learnt so much

It is the best experience and opportunity I’ve ever had and I always remind myself that I am very lucky to be working for a brand I love and such a successful, global company.

Retail Management

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Fantastic facilities

We’ve got loads of amazing facilities across our University. Recent investment includes a £45m building for the Carnegie School of Sport at our Headingley Campus. The highly specialist teaching and research laboratories are due to open in January 2020. An innovative £80 home for the creative performing arts at our City Campus will follow in September 2020. Our library will offer you online support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.

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Thriving sports community

We boast 40 Athletic Union Clubs and more than 80 teams, so you'll have lots of opportunities to get involved in a sport you like. We’ve also got our own student bike hire scheme, with prices starting at only £35 per semester.

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Study Abroad options

Many of our courses offer the opportunity to study abroad for a semester or full academic year. We have over 150 partner universities around the world in places such as Australia, the USA, New Zealand and Canada.

I am so thrilled

This semester I’ve decided to take part to the exchange program offered by the university and so… I’m going to study in New York City! I am leaving in a few days and, honestly, I still can’t believe it.

Public Relations

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Our amazing campuses

When you live here it’s easy to take our campuses for granted. However, our idyllic Headingley Campus, set in nearly 100 acres if parkland, and our City Campus, located in the heart of a thriving city centre, are definitely worth shouting about.

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You can join a society

Meet new people. Embrace your interests. Join a society. From Film and Gaming, to Harry Potter and Brazilian Culture, there are plenty to choose from. And, if you’re a fan of something else, you can start your own.

*Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2014/15.

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Friends for life

The kayaking club has allowed to come out of my shell and become more sociable ... Since I have joined the club, I've made friends for life

Sports Coaching

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