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UK Disability History Month 2018

UK Disability History Month 2018

UK Disability History Month runs from 22 November to 22 December 2018. Take a look at the Library resources available that relate to this year's theme Disability and Music.

Unconscious Bias and The Level Playing Field

Unconscious Bias and The Level Playing Field

I don’t believe in a world where people are treated differently, a world where your ‘privilege’ plays an integral role in predicting the story of your life.

Saving Your Work with OneDrive

Saving Your Work with OneDrive

Where are you saving your work? Make it OneDrive!

Discover 6 reasons why OneDrive is where you should be saving all your coursework and assignments. 

14/11/18

Have you discovered your Subject Guide yet?

Have you discovered your Subject Guide yet?

The Library has Subject Guides containing a whole host of information to help with studying your particular subject area.

Where to eat in Leeds

Where to eat in Leeds

Hi, I'm Molly and I want to share my favourite places to eat out in Leeds.

14/11/18
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Staying happy and healthy in winter

Staying happy and healthy in winter

Hi, I'm Keely. In today’s blog, I am going to be talking about the different ways that you can stay happy and healthy during the winter period. 

14/11/18
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Considering a masters

Considering a masters

Hi, I'm Anagha. I wanted to talk a bit about my masters, and give some tips for success if you choose to study one.

13/11/18
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Reflecting on my first few months

Reflecting on my first few months

Hi, I'm Molly and I want to talk about my experience of settling in here at Leeds Beckett.

12/11/18
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Bonfire night explained

Bonfire night explained

Hi I'm Anagha. I want to explain what Bonfire Night is all about, to help those who may have been a little confused by it all last week!

12/11/18
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Virtual Reality in Education: The VR Classroom

Virtual Reality in Education: The VR Classroom

Virtual and augmented reality as an emerging technology is disrupting the digital and technological revolution.

Winter in Leeds

Winter in Leeds

Hi, I'm Molly! Here's my top tips for enjoying Leeds (and looking after yourself) this winter.

09/11/18
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Boosting participation in science and engineering

Boosting participation in science and engineering

A series of events are being held at Leeds Beckett’s University Business Centres this week to celebrate and explore the role of women in leadership. Ahead of her talk in Wakefield on Tuesday 13 November, Professor Dorothy Monekosso shares an insight into her research, which aims to boost the participation of women, and other under-represented groups, in science and engineering.

Dissertation help from the Library

If you're in your final year you may be starting to think about your dissertation or final project. Find out about the support available from the Library.

09/11/18

It's Academic Writing Month! Do you need help with your academic writing?

It's Academic Writing Month! Do you need help with your academic writing?

Don't worry, Leeds Beckett Library is on hand to help!

Academic Writing Month is an annual event aimed at helping you set and achieve your writing goals.  We have lots of help and support to guide you.

Student wins the national Post-Graduate Annual miaList2018 award

Student wins the national Post-Graduate Annual miaList2018 award

Congratulations to our MSc International Events Management graduate, Rhys Gillard, for winning the national Post-Graduate Annual mia list 2018 award.

A first look inside our new £45m sports research facility

A first look inside our new £45m sports research facility

Check out this fly-through video of our new £45 million home for the Carnegie School of Sport.

 

06/11/18
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Getting work experience as a student

Getting work experience as a student

Hi, I'm Molly and I want to talk to you about finding part time work and placements during your studies.

06/11/18
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Why you should always visit universities

Why you should always visit universities

Hi, I'm Jenny and I want to explain why it's so important to visit universities before you apply.

05/11/18
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How to reduce university stress

How to reduce university stress

Hi, I'm Molly and I wanted to give you my top tips for reducing university stress. 

05/11/18
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Nights in with your housemates

Nights in with your housemates

Hi, I'm Abbie and I want to show you some fun ideas for nights in now that the weather is getting colder.

05/11/18
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Le Grand Départ!

Le Grand Départ!

In the spirit of effective collaboration, Leeds Beckett University is developing its partnerships further in the field of Primary Foreign Languages.

Remembrance

This November marks the centenary of Armistice Day the beginning of the end of World War One hostiles. In the years that followed, towns, villages, businesses and institutions across Great Britain began a process of remembrance.

School hosts book launch for Professor Rhodri Thomas, Dean of School

School hosts book launch for Professor Rhodri Thomas, Dean of School

Professor Rhodri Thomas has this month launched his new book at Headingley Campus.

"None of this is acceptable"

"None of this is acceptable"

When government minister Penny Mordaunt states, “None of this is acceptable” in relation to the findings of the government’s published LGBT survey report (July 2018) you sense that as a society we are not as equal as we like to think we are.

Campus developments update - October 2018

Campus developments update - October 2018

Work is progressing well on the university’s main campus developments, check out your latest monthly update here.

01/11/18
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Your November Reward Card offers have landed

Your November Reward Card offers have landed

This month get your hands on four fantastic offers for you to enjoy throughout November! 

Academic Writing Month

Academic Writing Month

November is AcWriMo – Academic Writing Month! An annual event aimed at helping you set and achieve your writing goals, with Leeds Beckett Library on hand to help.

01/11/18

Scared of writing assignments? Don’t know where to turn? Leeds Beckett Library can help!

Scared of writing assignments? Don’t know where to turn? Leeds Beckett Library can help!

Do you have Halloween assignment horrors?

We know writing your assignments can be scary, whether it’s managing your time, finding the information you need, structuring your work, or referencing. Please don’t worry - there are lots of ways the Library can support you.

Join us for Christmas Dinner!

Join us for Christmas Dinner!

Join us from Monday 3 December for some festive fun with friends and get in the festive spirit. 

Top 5 Halloween movies

Top 5 Halloween movies

Hi, I'm Becky and I wanted to share some of our academics' expertise with you. As it's Halloween, I asked Dr Steven Gerrard from Northern Film School to recommend his top 5 scary movies for you to enjoy!

31/10/18
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The benefits that trees can bring to our towns and cities: a response to the Budget

Environmental campaigners have condemned the Chancellor's budget plan to spend £60m on tree planting in contract to a staggering £30bn being pledged for roads. Here Alan Simson, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Forestry at Leeds Beckett University and member of the International Committee European Forum on Urban Forestry, highlights the importance of green space and tree planting to our wellbeing and wider society.

Staying safe as a student

Staying safe as a student

Hi, I'm Molly and I want to give you my top tips for staying safe - not just here in Leeds, but everywhere!

30/10/18
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Applying shouldn't be scary

Applying shouldn't be scary

Hi, I'm Becky and I want to talk to you about how to approach those university applications.

30/10/18
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Choosing the right course and accommodation for you

Choosing the right course and accommodation for you

Hi, I'm Molly and I want to give you some advice for choosing the right course and accommodation for you!

30/10/18
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The Mental Health of Newly Qualified Teachers

The Mental Health of Newly Qualified Teachers

The latest research from the Education Support Partnership demonstrates that two in five Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) have experienced mental health problems in the last year.

Scared of writing that essay? Leeds Beckett Library can help!

Scared of writing that essay? Leeds Beckett Library can help!

We know writing essays can be scary so whether you are worried about leaving things to the last minute, finding information or referencing, don't worry there is lots of support available. Library staff will be out and about this Halloween to help calm your fears! And not just for essays - we can help with all your assignment queries.

27/10/18
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