In today’s world, almost anything worth bringing to Uni needs plugging in at some point. With all those extra cables and leads trailing about the place it’s important to make sure you look after your electricals and know how to use them safely.
Halls is an amazing chance to mix with all types of people – occasionally, though, you might find some quirks a little hard to live with. Enter: The courageous conversation.
Drinking makes for a great accompaniment to a night out, helping you to loosen up and enjoy yourself but overdo it and the fun stops quickly.
Cleaning can be one of the last things on your mind when you get back from a day of lectures, but sometimes you might hit that level that goes too far past the messy boundary and it's up to you and your flatmates to sort it before you next flat inspection. Avoid a charge and keep your flat clean and tidy. Here are a few tips to make cleaning and passing your inspections a little easier.
Now you’ve gotten to know your flatmates and settled in, why not suggest that you all get together and have your first sit down meal? Here are 3 cheap-and-easy courses to share out between you all…
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…
So you decided to come to the good ol’ county of Yorkshire... What you didn't realise was that you were landing yourself in the middle of a swarm of people speaking one of the broadest accents of all- its as thick as our gravy! There's no escaping it - you'll have to master t'lingo to get by and blend in with the locals without arousing suspicion!
Living with new people can be challenging, especially if you have never had to live with housemates before. Make sure your living situation is pleasant and fun by becoming the greatest housemate ever with these top tips.
Your first week at university is a week you won't forget! There's a lot to be said about Freshers' Week - some fact, some fiction...
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.
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.
You’re half way through Freshers week and your feeling rotten, all you want to do is wrap up in your duvet. Sounds like you have got yourself a case of Freshers Flu.
If you’re having any problems then there are plenty of people on hand to help, have a look at our comprehensive guide of where to go for help. You can also browse the A-Z on the Student Hub website to find more services and information.
We've put together our top tips for making the most of your first few weeks at University when it comes to making friends.
Find out more about your Residential Officers, also known as ROs. They're the team to go to if you have any problems whilst staying in accommodation.
So, you’ve made it! Well done, but now what we hear you ask? Check out our handy guide of what to do next.
Living with strangers can sometimes feel a little bit awkward at first, but not for long with our top tips to break the ice.
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!
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.
Like any other city, Leeds has plenty of ways to get around. Find out more about getting from A to B and beyond!
Living at Arena Village? Find out essential information about your halls and get to know your local area
Living at Carnegie Village? Find out essential information about your Halls and get to know your local area
Living at Kirkstall Brewery? Find out essential information about your halls and get to know your local area
Living at Marsden House? Find out essential information about your halls and get to know your local area
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Living at Woodhouse Flats? Find out essential information about your halls and get to know your local area
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 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.
Freshers is one of the most exciting times of University life. You’re in a new place, with new people and a new found freedom. No doubt you may make mistakes but you will also make lots of great memories. Mix all this together and Freshers can seem a little daunting, but have no fear - we have put together a Freshers survival guide, the ultimate guide to coming out the other end in one piece.
Before you came to university you may have been told you will need a TV Licence to watch your favourite TV shows. But do you actually need to pay for a TV Licence? Let’s find out.
Undecided about where to live at university? Here are just 10 reasons why most students choose to live halls in their first year.