Education and research reflecting engagement with dynamic organisations
We offer high quality undergraduate and postgraduate education. This is informed by the research of our academic staff and their engagement with progressive organisations, including major employers. Several of our students are award winners and many go on to pursue highly successful careers. Indeed, our alumni now hold leading positions at Manchester City Football Club, BBC Radio One, London's Olympia exhibition venue and Silverstone in the UK, as well as senior roles elsewhere in the world, including in China, Europe, India and the USA.
On completion of their programme, our students are equipped to enter graduate career jobs. Our efforts to refine what we do in light of current trends have been rewarded with industry accolades from the Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) and, uniquely, The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO); both have granted us Centre of Excellence status. The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has also awarded us a highly prized quality kite mark for our MSc Responsible Tourism course.
Our work is co-ordinated by three specialist centres: the UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM), the Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management, and the Languages Subject Group. These represent the academic homes of staff and students, and provide opportunities for working with our networks of alumni, employers and policy-makers. Our International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH) manages our research and enterprise initiatives, drawing on staff expertise from across the School.
Our Academic Team
The International Centre for Research in Events Tourism and Hospitality offers consultancy and bespoke industry research across a range of areas.
Continuing Professional Development
With our University-wide expertise and network of external professional and/or accredited trainers and associates, we deliver courses from pre-employment learning through to team member training and senior executive development at Masters level and beyond.
The International Centre for Research in Events Tourism and Hospitality undertakes high quality multi- and inter-disciplinary research ethically and disseminates the findings using a range of mechanisms, including research reports, articles and books, bespoke programmes of continuing professional development, consultancy, short courses and specialist events.
We work in close partnership with or are members of the following organisations:
School of Events, Tourism, Hospitality & Languages
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.
Leeds City Council to improve gambling support following new research by Leeds Beckett University
Leeds City Council is taking steps to improve support for those at risk of problem gambling in response to new research they commissioned from Leeds Beckett University.
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.
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.
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.
CeASR / Psychology Seminar - Mathematics Anxiety: Causes, Consequences and Strategies to Reduce it
Speaker: Dr Tom Hunt, University of Derby
How universities make people worried and miserable: a critical community psychology perspective on mental health in higher education
My Mind and Me
Alternative Realities: Is there such a thing as 'healthy psychosis'
Why does 'psychosis' have to imply 'illness'?
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.