How to tackle the issues of overtourism in an age of overseas hen and stag parties.
Dyslexia Awareness Week takes place from Monday 1 October to Sunday 7 October 2018, and this year’s theme is #21stCenturyDyslexia. The Library has a wide range of support available for students with dyslexia.
Nicola applied to be an ABTA's intern as we are an ABTA Education Partner. Find out how she gets on as she provides regular updates during her month-long internship.
Hi, I'm Ross. Here's my latest vlog, sharing my advice for new students.
Hi I'm Hari, and here's my first vlog for Leeds Beckett, talking about my course - MA in Music for the moving image.
Hi, I'm Jennah, I'm from the USA and this is my first vlog for Leeds Beckett.
Hi I'm Elettra from Italy, and here's my first vlog for Leeds Beckett, talking about the support available for students.
The Offsite team and Leeds Beckett Library staff are here to help you! Here’s some information that you might find useful.
Stress levels from the pressure of competing in a major final, such as a grand slam in tennis, can be extremely high and even a small distraction can have significant detrimental consequences on an athlete´s performance, and potentially their well-being. As an example, this week’s highlights on the US Open appeared to mainly focus on Serena Williams’s code violations during the women’s final.
As commemorations of the Great War draw to a close during 2018, the University’s Archive and Special Collections continue to exhibit photographs of the 2nd Northern General Hospital that occupied the buildings at Beckett Park from 1914 until 1927.
In this blog, joint lead for the CCA research strand on the Body Gender and Sexuality, Dr Melanie Chan, writes about her research into the connections between the body and technology.
Dr James Woodall examines the Public Health England report which shows the changing landscape of health in England.
A new academic year means tasty new food to keep you fuelled through Fresher’s and beyond! Check out our pick of the new food additions for you to enjoy, including our Food Villages at both campuses from 17 September until mid-October.
Why this is a case of sexism rather than sore loser: Understanding the context in which Serena Williams lost points and ultimately the final of the US Tennis Open
There is only one headline emanating out of this year’s US tennis open. For once, it is not a celebration of a man’s tennis prowess, for example, discussing Novak Djokovic’s 14th Grand Slam title. Nor is there much analysis of how Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese tennis player to reach and win a Grand Slam final. Instead, the headlines are dominated by three code violations ‘committed’ by Serena Williams, Osaka’s opponent in Saturday’s final, and the subsequent response by Williams to the umpire’s decisions.
"When I found out I was going on a study abroad year to Perth I could have never imagined that my first semester here would have been this much fun. Of course, it has come with a few lows, but this is by far, the best thing I have ever done!"
Third year students talk to us about some of their best experiences during their time at the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management. From tutors, to work experience opportunities, to the friends they've made and the jobs they have secured, hear from our most recent graduates.
Success for the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management in 2018's National Student Survey.
Hi, I'm Jenny and I'm writing this to confirm a few things that you might want to know for your first week as a Fresher, and to give you some tips for your first lectures.
A short question and answer session with our study abroad student Viktoria who went to University of Chur in Switzerland as part of her studies with Leeds Beckett University.
Windrush Bacchanal: Leeds West Indian Carnival Troupe Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Arrival of Empire Windrush
As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush bringing Caribbean migrants to Britain, Dr Emily Zobel Marshall reflects on the history of Caribbean culture in Britain and how it has enriched our lives both here in Leeds and throughout the country.
Changes and updates for the new academic year!
Welcome to Leeds Beckett Library! We look forward to meeting you at your Library induction, Freshers’ Fairs, out and about around campus and, of course, in the Libraries!
The Sheila Silver Library at Leeds Beckett City Campus will be closed for essential electrical maintenance on Sunday 26th August from 6am to 1pm, but apart from that, the Library remains open 24/7.
In this post, Professor John Craig, Dean of the Leeds School of Social Sciences, shares his thoughts on the skills of a social sciences graduate.
What is the 'value' of an arts degree? Here, Professor Phil Cardew, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), discusses why an arts degree goes beyond teaching students 'how to think'.
A lot of people would think that spending nearly 2 hours to get to uni would be a bit of a hassle, but after spending 3 years doing just that I have to say it's a great experience, and not nearly as boring as you think it is.
Eyup, my name is Ella. I live in Castleford and have been commuting to Leeds Beckett University for the last four years.
Good news! The migration to our new online Reading List system is complete and has now gone live. It has a new look and feel but is still accessible via MyBeckett and the new system makes it easier to customise and navigate.
Great news! The MyBeckett upgrade is now complete. It’s available in exactly the same way, with the same tabs, but with a new login screen and a fresher new look.
Hi! My name is Henna, and I want to share my experience of being an International Student at Leeds Beckett University.
Final year Events Management Students have organised the School's end of year ball.
Hi I'm Ross and I want to give you some tips for keeping calm when it comes to results day!
Buy one hot drink and get another free, available every Friday throughout August.
The last Sunday of July saw the final stage of the arduous and most famous three-week pro’ cycling event: Le Tour de France (TdF). France (TdF).
Here are some important dates and things you need to do.
Once France won the FIFA Men’s World Cup a new topic occupied media attention (see BBC, 2018; The Local, 2018) - how ‘French’ was the French team? One commentary stood out; comedian Trevor Noah joked that Africa, not France, had won the World Cup, mostly because of the ethnic origins of its players (see Trevor Noah’s Instagram post).
Hi! My name is Jenny. I wanted to tell you all about my university experience and life on my course, so here goes!
Different academics propose that the ubiquity of digital devices, and most specifically social media platforms in our daily lives, has had a profound impact on the way we understand and experience culture and society.