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New Year New You - Realistic Resolutions

Tired of making the same old New Year’s resolutions, knowing full well you won’t stick to them? Even though most of us truly want to be healthier, get more exercise, and improve our daily lives, our resolve to do so just doesn’t seem strong enough for us to follow through.

Christmas presents

Unwanted Christmas presents

When clearing up all that post-Christmas clutter it's best to keep in mind that it's the thought that counts...

Posting dates for Christmas

Last Posting Dates Before Christmas

Planning on sending a gift or card home for Christmas? Well, don't miss the last chance to get it there in time!

The guide to secret santa

The Uni Guide To Secret Santa

It’s that time of the year again, and being a student, you’re probably worried about how you’re going to scrape together enough money to get presents for your friends and family. Luckily, at uni everyone seems to agree that Secret Santa is the perfect solution.

Christmas traditions

Britains Christmas Traditions Explained

With only 20 days till Christmas your probably in full Christmas mode by now! In Britain, we go mad for Christmas (some more than others) and can't get enough of it. But have you ever stopped to think that some of our Christmas traditions are a bit weird?

Christmas list ideas

Things You Should Put On Your Christmas List

With not long till the big day, it's time you finished your present wish list!

Christmas dinner

Fancy A Flat Christmas Dinner

There's nothing better than throwing a Christmas dinner with your mates before heading home to the ‘rents – and you can push the (gravy) boat out for less cash than you think!

Black friday

Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day

Black Friday has been dubbed the biggest shopping day of the calendar year - but are the deals really that good?

Christmas in Leeds

All Things Christmas In Leeds

It’s November and Christmas is slowly creeping in. Leeds knows how to get you in the festive mood with markets, ice-rinks, shopping and loads of other festive treats…

Things to do during the dark nights

Things to Do During the Dark Nights

The clocks have gone back and the dark nights are now upon us. Avoid just going home and wasting your evening in bed, explore Leeds with this useful guide on things to do to lengthen your days during the dark evenings.

Fresh bread

10 Student Cooking Essentials

You’re probably finding that cooking for yourself is a lot easier than you first thought. There are some essential things you will need for the base of most meals and with just a few basic kitchen essentials, you'll be cooking up a storm in no time at all. Check them out…

Student fashion

Top 7 Student Fashion Choices

Going to university can be a good opportunity to reinvent your look because – unlike the workplace – anything goes. To give you some inspiration we have listed the top 7 fashion choices at University:

What kind of instagrammer are you?

What Type Of Instagrammer Are You?

Has there ever been a social media platform with such solidly identifiable cliques as Instagram? It's crazy but we all know that person who is obsessed with their cats or food, the gym, selfies, etc. Do you take shameless selfies? Are you constantly posting about food? Find out what type of Instagrammer you are! Take this quiz below to see what kind of Instagrammer you are!

On the go food

On The Go Food For Freshers

Freshers week can be busy. You have unpacked, made friends, gone out and started university, no doubt you have traded in a home cooked meal for a cheeky takeaway- but takeaways don’t give you those important nutrients that will keep you going! So, let us do the thinking for you, here’s a list of cheap and easy meals that anyone can throw together…

Varsity day

What To Expect On Varsity Day

Wear your colours and support Team Beckett in this year’s Varsity! If you're a regular, there are some things you expect to see and do. But, for any Varsity newbies out there, here's what you can look forward to…

Your guide to Leeds Varsity

Your Guide To Leeds Varsity 2017

We’re less than a week away until the biggest sporting event in the Leeds Beckett calendar - VARSITY! Tickets are still available and you definitely won't want to miss out! If you’re new to Leeds or haven’t been to Varsity before, don't worry! Here’s everything you need to know about our sporting spectacular

Guide to Leeds nightlife

Leeds Nightlife

Fancy a night out with your new mates? You’re in the best place! With 3 Universities in the city, Leeds is crammed with bars and clubs to suit every student and every sort of night out.

The Ultimate Student Guide To Leeds

The Ultimate Student Guide to Leeds

Leeds is one of the best student cities in the UK with everything from shopping, culture, nightlife and more. Watch this great guide and discover a bit of Leeds before you arrive.

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Awkward things that happen when making friends

There is a fine line between being friendly and creepy… Starting University means you will meet a range of different people, and there will almost certainly be a few awkward moments that happen to everyone.

Essential Life Skills header books and apple ready to start

Life Hacks Essential Life Skills

You’ve finally got your freedom but now it dawns on you, what’s for tea? Why is my laundry basket full? What’s that smell? Check out our life hacks for good living.

Friends playing pool

Life Hacks Making Friends

We've put together our top tips for making the most of your first few weeks at University when it comes to making friends.

Student unpacking

Your First Day What to Expect

So, the big day is just around the corner; freedom, fun and frolics await! But you may be feeling a tad apprehensive. Well, don’t worry, you’re not alone and we’re here to help!

Before you arrive

Before you arrive

Getting ready for uni, packing up your things and saying goodbye to everyone is a lot to take in. To make sure your arrival at Leeds Beckett goes as smoothly as possible, have a look at all the things you'll need to know and do before arriving.

Guide to city campus

Guide to City Campus

Our city campus is located in the heart of the city centre, just a short walk away from the main shopping centres, bars, restaurants and train station.

Headingley Campus

Guide To Headingley Campus

Headingley is just three miles outside the centre of Leeds. The campus is located within 100 acres of parkland, in perfect contrast to the bustling city.

What to do on your first night in Leeds

What to do on your first night in Leeds

You’ve had your drawn out emotional goodbye with your parents. Your life is packed up in boxes on your bed waiting to find a new home. Armed with a week’s worth of instant pasta and three pizza cutters you’re ready to start your three (or more) years in style. Where to begin?

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