Your university experience
Just because you’re not staying in our Halls of Residence doesn’t mean you will miss out on making those life-long university friendships like your fellow students. At Leeds Beckett many of our students commute in from surrounding towns and cities, and just like you, they have access to an array of societies, events and other friendship networks.
Our Student Union societies are a great place to start, from the DJ Society to the Debating Society they have a diverse collection of clubs to choose from. Interested in Sport? Our sporting community offers 40 different clubs to choose from and is a great way to meet new people with the same interests as you.
Don’t forget to join our Official Freshers Facebook Group where you can keep up to date on all upcoming events and activities as well as chat with other new students.
If you would like to chat with students who also live at home just like you, try joining the Leeds Beckett Commuters Facebook group run by the Students Union.
Many of your course mates won’t be familiar with Leeds, use your local knowledge and show them some of your favourite places to go.
Be part of the university community
As a student at Leeds Beckett you have a number of exciting opportunities available to you to help you feel part our of student community.
The Students Union hold a number of events throughout the year that help you connect with students who share similar interests. Find them during Welcome Week to find out what events are coming up.
You could also try one of our volunteering programs, the Students Union hold a number of local volunteering projects throughout the year that you can get involved with. Or if you fancy going further afield, our international volunteering program brings students together from across the uni to sign up for life changing projects around the world.
Making the most of your time on campus
Need some help? Our student hub is available to all our students, and can provide help and support with both academic and personal issues. Whether you want careers advice, budgeting tools or even travel information, our friendly teams are available at both campuses. If you are looking for work to support your studies you can sign up to our Job Shop which advertises part time jobs around the university.
If you would prefer an area to have some down time, the Students' Union is a great place to head. Whether you want to check out a gig, or if you're just looking for somewhere to grab some food and play pool, the student union bars are a perfect option.
Find your perfect place to study – from a quiet spot in the Library to catch up with your reading to Student Meeting Rooms and social learning spaces to work on your group assignments.