About Leeds Beckett University
Based in the thriving city of Leeds, our university is one of the most popular in the country.
With over 28,000 students and 2,900 staff, we are a people business and our contribution to the region and beyond is significant. We value our students' dreams and goals; our university is committed to preparing them for the world of work in the best possible way As one of the most popular universities in the UK, we offer world-class learning, an incredible campus and city environment, and a lively, friendly social scene that makes for the perfect student experience.
1 GREAT PROSPECTS - 90.9% of our graduates are in employment or further education.
2 EXCELLENT CUSTOMER CARE - Our customer-focussed approach has been recognised and we are one of only three universities in the UK to hold the Customer Service Excellence standard, a Government customer service benchmark for public sector organisations.
3 FREE PLACEMENT YEAR - We don’t charge UK/EU students any fees for our placement years. A placement is an excellent opportunity to improve your job prospects. From Leeds, London or Los Angeles, you could work with KPMG, Disney or Microsoft, among others.
4 AWARD WINNING LIBRARIES - Our award winning libraries are open 24/7, 365 days a year across two campuses, online and on your mobile.
5 EARN WHILE YOU LEARN - Our Job Shop is one of the largest in the country, giving students access to over 175,000 hours of paid work per year.
6 GAIN WORK EXPERIENCE We include work-related experience in all of our undergraduate courses. As employers are increasingly looking for graduates who have a range of experience over and above their university studies, it’s a great way to improve your chances.
7 FREE LANGUAGE COURSES We offer full-time undergraduate students the opportunity to learn a language for free. Having language skills and a global outlook are increasingly important for all employers, at home and internationally.
8 GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES - Leeds Beckett was the only UK university to secure more than 60 student internships at the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games and we’re looking forward to securing more at the Commonwealth Games in 2014. We also take 500 students to work at UK festivals through our partnership with Festival Republic each year. If you are offered an unconditional place you can apply to take part in the summer festivals before you start!
9 GUARANTEED ACCOMMODATION - With more than 4,000 rooms we guarantee accommodation to all first year students who make us their first choice and who apply before the booking deadline (for UK students this is 30 June). Staying in our halls of residence is a great way to meet new people and become part of university life.
10 LIFE IN LEEDS -Leeds has a huge student population and there is something for everyone. From sports to art or food to film, Leeds is your city of choice. With fantastic transport links we're centrally located right between London and Edinburgh. Leeds is the place to be!.
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The Complete University Guide122/131121/129
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Leeds Beckett University, Civic Quarter, Leeds, LS1 3HE
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