Leeds Beckett University

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Leeds Beckett University is located in the thriving city of Leeds, the biggest business district in the UK outside of London. Our university is one of the most popular in the country with over 27,000 students and 2,800 staff. We value our students' dreams and goals; our university is committed to preparing them for the world of work in the best possible way.

Areas of Expertise

Leeds Beckett University is focused on employability, with undergraduate curriculum that is designed to enable all students to develop the graduate attributes of being enterprising, digitally literate and having a global outlook. All our undergraduate courses include at least two weeks work related-learning and many include work placements.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:4,000 beds

The University's modern student accommodations provide over 4000 places for both UK and international students and are regarded as some of the best in the UK. Most of the accommodation is en-suite bedrooms in self-catering flats with shared kitchen facilities. Some rooms have shared bathroom facilities. You may share kitchen and bathroom facilities with 2 to 6 people. All are conveniently linked by excellent public transport. University Halls are occupied by students enjoying the freedom of living away from home.

Incoming Students

At Leeds Beckett, we pride ourselves on the welcome we give to our students, and we will do our best to help you to feel at home, both on and off campus. Our international students starting in January receive support with practicalities such as registering with a doctor and opening a bank account. Our Student's Union offers endless opportunities to get involved, make new friends, learn something new and broaden horizons, from joining a society, volunteering, or standing in student elections. For more information, please view our http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/our-university/facilities/.

Career Planning

Our dedicated Jobs & Careers team offers expert advice and a host of resources to help you choose and gain employment.Whether you're in your first or final year, you can speak to members of staff from our Careers Office who can offer you advice from writing a CV to searching for jobs. Please visit http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/enhancing-employability/ for further details.

Sports

Sport is an important part of the student experience at Leeds Beckett. Whether you are a world champion, an aspiring Olympian, or just want a run around with your mates on a Wednesday afternoon, we have both the teams and the facilities to ensure you get the most from your time with us. There are plenty of opportunities to represent the University in the British Universities Championships (BUCS), with over 20 different sports, ranging from football, netball, rowing, fencing and tchoukball. If you prefer sport on a more recreational level, there are also numerous intramural and campus leagues which run throughout the year, and these are open to all students.

Activities

Our Students’ Union (www.leedsbeckettsu.co.uk) offers full details about the many different societies, clubs and activities.

Clubs

There are clubs and communities to suit every type of students at Leeds Beckett. Our clubs and societies are grouped into five diverse categories. This includes: Active Societies, Course Related Societies, Faith & Culture Societies, General Interest Societies and Political & Campaigning Societies.

Cultural

Leeds is brimming with cultural interest, from the national attractions of the Royal Armouries and the Henry Moore Institute, to local curiosities such as Lotherton Hall and Harewood House. Joining our International Student Network and Buddies Programme we will help you explore Leeds and its cultural diversity (www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/international-students/after-you-apply/#international-social-network.)

Campus Tour

Our International & UK Online Open Days offers the unique ability to log in for a chat about courses, fees, scholarships, applying etc. These take place on the first Wednesday of each month, 10:00-11:00 and 16:00-17:00. To learn how you can book, please visit www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/international-students/online-open-day.

Modified on October 24, 2017