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Our University works in partnership with a range of organisations to enhance our student experiences.

These encompassing educational and co-curricular activities ensure our students get the most from their studies and gives them preparation for life after Leeds Beckett. 

Since 2010, more than 1,500 students have volunteered through our partners. Working with some of the country’s top organisations, our students have gained invaluable experience, developed workplace skills and learned from leading industry experts. Just a few of the amazing opportunities we have been able to offer to our students over recent years include:

  • volunteering at Leeds, Reading, Latitude and Hove (in Norway) festivals which are organised by Festival Republic since 2007
  • assisting with Live at Leeds and Slam Dunk festivals held in the heart of our city centre by Futuresound since 2013
  • presenting the Addingham Festival at the Tour de France Grand Départ in 2014
  • working in the Athletes Village at the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • work placements, internships, volunteering and paid employment opportunities with Leeds Rugby

Our current partnerships:

  • Festival Republic
  • Future Sound
  • Leeds Rugby
  • Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS)
  • Leeds Big Screen

Previous Work 

Here is what we have done previously:

  • Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire Carnegie  (2004 – present, over 300 students have volunteered)
  • Carnegie Challenge Cup (2008 – 2012, over 100 students volunteered)
  • Leeds Festival (2009 – present, over 600 students have volunteered)
  • Latitude Festival (2010 – present, over 400 students have volunteered)
  • Hove Festival (2011 – 2014, over 80 students volunteered)
  • Live at Leeds (2013 – present, over 250 students have volunteered)
  • West Yorkshire Playhouse (2013 – 2014, over 30 students volunteered)
  • Leeds International Film Festival (2014 – present, over 60 students have volunteered)
  • Slam Dunk (2014 – present, over 50 students have volunteered)
  • Rugby League World Cup (2014, 5 students worked full time)
  • Reading Festival (2015, 3 students took part in work experience)
  • World Triathlon Series Leeds (2016, over 10 students worked at this event)
  • Audio and Radio Industry Awards (2016, over 30 students volunteered) 

Student volunteer’s videos created for Festival Republic at Latitude and Leeds Festivals can be viewed on our YouTube page and images viewed on our Facebook and Instagram pages.  

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