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'Gender equality is a concern for all': An interview with Professor Rachel Lofthouse

In this interview, Professor Rachel Lofthouse, who joined Leeds Beckett earlier this year, reflects on gender equality in the workplace and shares her passion for research and working as an academic.

How much inner security do you have? Take a short questionnaire to help shape new research

A Leeds Beckett University Psychology academic is inviting volunteers to take part in his new research project by filling out a short questionnaire about their ‘inner security’.

Two Leeds Beckett students commended for sketches of Leeds landmarks

Two Leeds Beckett students have been commended by the West Yorkshire Society for Architects for their intricate sketches of Leeds landmarks.

Christmas opening hours

Holidays are coming! Find out when our shops, cafes, bars and other campus facilities close for Christmas, and when you can expect them to reopen in January. You can also find out when our Student Wellbeing team are available until and where to go if you need support over the holiday period.

Get on the electoral register

Whether it’s your first time away from home, or you’ve recently made the jump from university halls to second year accommodation, you need to make sure your details are up to date on the electoral register. The information needs updating every time you move in order to be eligible to vote, it’s easy and we’ll show you how.

Your guide to January exams

Got exams in January? Don't worry, we've got everything you need to know right here. Find out where you need to go, how to get there, what to bring and what to do if it all starts to feel a bit too stressful!

Former Leeds Beckett Director of Sport receives UK Coaching Lifetime Achievement Award

Former Director of Sport Malcolm Brown receives Lifetime Achievement award for services to Triathlon

BUCS Round Up Week 8

Beckett’s teams take to the field for week 8 with a special Water Polo double-header for Beckett's Match of the Week

Leeds Beckett student video supporting #Match4Mel campaign promoted by MOBO

Five Leeds Beckett students, who created a video appeal to help find a donor for a Leeds woman with blood cancer, have had their work promoted by MOBO.

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