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Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering events

This week of activities brought together by the School of Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering covered a showcase of student projects.

Academic seeks help from Leeds’s music community for new project

An academic has launched a new project to make music in Leeds better than ever and is seeking the help of the city’s people.

Event to showcase global inequalities research

An annual event to share and discuss new research relating to global inequalities will be held at Leeds Beckett University this month.

Incident at Manchester Arena

The thoughts of the university community are with all those affected by yesterday's events in Manchester. In particular, we are hoping for the safe return of Courtney Boyle. Our thoughts are with her family. We urge any of our students affected to contact our student services for assistance.

Business in post-Brexit Britain up for debate at guest lecture

Business in post-Brexit Britain will be debated when Sebastian James, the CEO of Dixons Carphone, gives a guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

PhD students to take part in European Pain Schools

PhD students in the Centre for Pain Research at Leeds Beckett will participate in three prestigious European ‘Pain Schools’ this year.

Talented students showcase artwork and designs in city exhibition

The creative work of hundreds of final year students from Leeds Beckett University’s School of Art, Architecture and Design (AAD) is to be showcased and celebrated with a public exhibition.

Fifty years of the Leeds West Indian Carnival celebrated at landmark international event

A three-day celebration of Caribbean Carnival cultures will take place at Leeds Beckett University this week to mark 50 years of the Leeds West Indian Carnival in 2017 – the first Caribbean-style street carnival in Europe.

Accommodation scholarships for estranged and care-leaver students

Young people estranged from family or leaving care and planning to go to Leeds Beckett University this September are being urged to apply for scholarships from the Unite Foundation.

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