Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds Polytechnic) is a public university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, with campuses in the city centre and Headingley. The university’s origins can be traced to 1824, with the foundation of the Leeds Mechanics Institute.
The university has four faculties which offer a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, professional development and short courses in addition to an extensive research and consultancy portfolio.
At Leeds Beckett we know that moving home is a big part of starting university life - that's why we offer some of the best student accommodation in the UK. It's an exciting part of your university experience, mixing with other students who may go on to become life-long friends.With more than 4,000 rooms available in our halls of residence, you really are spoilt for choice. All our accommodation is located within easy travelling distance of our campuses with facilities such as en-suite bedrooms, free Wi-Fi, or a TV in the lounge area.
The libraries are open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and offer more than just books; you can borrow laptops and camera equipment, print and photocopy, book a presentation room or attend free Skills for Learning workshops. If you can’t come to us, access the Library website and search over 100,000 electronic books, journals and newspapers from home, work or wherever you choose.
Carnegie Sports Centre offers an extensive range of high quality sport and fitness facilities. Whether you are using our facilities for recreation, fitness, or as an athlete, we endeavour to provide some of the best opportunities to play sport and be active in this region. Our facilities also offer the perfect place to host your next sporting event or exhibition, for example, conferences, meetings, seminars or dinners.
Many of the courses have been accredited by leading professional bodies. It means the course has been officially recognised as providing the knowledge and training required for graduates to apply for membership of that body, giving you an extra hallmark of professionalism.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.