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10 Reasons to become a sports member

10 Reasons To Become A Sports Member NOW

Becoming a Leeds Beckett sports member gives you access to a huge range of high-quality facilities and fitness classes. Here are 10 reasons why YOU should become a Sports member NOW...

New to Leeds Beckett this January?

New To Leeds Beckett This January?

So you know what to expect during your time here, take a look at your Induction Video before you arrive so you're prepared!

Halls of residence

Enjoying Your Time At Halls

Do you love the comfort of living in halls and don't want to leave? Well you don’t have too - students from all years of study can live in halls, so why not return…

Volunteering with Leeds Beckett

Volunteering With Leeds Beckett

Today is International Volunteering Day (5 December) so why not take this opportunity to give something back this Christmas.

Living in harmony

Living In Harmony

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.

Safe cycle storage

Safe Cycle Storage

Cycling is one of the best ways to get around and explore Leeds, so there is nothing worse than discovering that your bike has gone AWOL…

Drinking responsibly

Tips For Drinking Responsibly

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.

Make the most of your loan

5 Ways To Make Your Loan Last Longer

It’s that time of year where your loan is spreading a bit thin, you got a bit excited during fresher’s and now you’re feeling the consequences. Follow our top tips on how you can save the pennies and make your loan last longer…

Students in University hoodies

6 Reasons Why A University Hoodie Is The Greatest Piece Of Clothing Of All Time

Did you know you can invest in your own Leeds Beckett University hoodie for just £25? When it comes to clothing, the humble University hoodie should always come out top. Head over to the campus shop or search online for our range of hoodies that are a great autumn and winter alternative. This student essential is hard to resist, here are 6 reasons why…

Saving on campus

Eat And Save On Campus

The time has come where you realise you’ve nearly spend your loan in 1 month and you need to tighten your belt. Luckily we have your back! There are a few ways that you can save money on campus…

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:

Young and foodish

Young And Foodish: Your First Flat Feast

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…

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

Learn the Yorkshire lingo

Learn The Yorkshire Lingo

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!

How to be the greatest housemate ever.

How To Be The Greatest Housemate Ever

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.

Freshers Myths And Legends

Freshers Myths and Legends

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...

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.

Freshers flu

Freshers Flu what is that

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.

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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.

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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.

Leeds Beckett Reward Card

Register your Beckett Reward Card

Get a Reward Card today and start getting rewards on campus, your wallet will thank you.

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Struggling to settle in

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.

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.

Residential officers

Introducing your Residential Officers

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.

Student reading

What to do after you arrive

So, you’ve made it! Well done, but now what we hear you ask? Check out our handy guide of what to do next.

Students laughing on a bench

Living Together Guide

Living with strangers can sometimes feel a little bit awkward at first, but not for long with our top tips to break the ice.

BBQ on the Acre

Get Fresh on the Acre

It's time to find out what Leeds Beckett is all about! Don’t miss out on feeling part of your new community with our Welcome BBQ at The Acre on Headingley Campus.

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.

Travelling around leeds

Travelling Around Leeds

Like any other city, Leeds has plenty of ways to get around. Find out more about getting from A to B and beyond!

Arena village

Find out more about Arena Village

Living at Arena Village? Find out essential information about your halls and get to know your local area

Carnegie village

Find out more about Carnegie Village

Living at Carnegie Village? Find out essential information about your Halls and get to know your local area

Kirkstall brewery

Find out more about Kirkstall Brewery

Living at Kirkstall Brewery? Find out essential information about your halls and get to know your local area

Marsden house

Find out more about Marsden House

Living at Marsden House? Find out essential information about your halls and get to know your local area

Sugarwell court

Find out more about Sugarwell Court

Living at Sugarwell Court? Find out essential information about your halls and get to know your local area

Woodhouse flats

Find out more about Woodhouse Flats

Living at Woodhouse Flats? Find out essential information about your halls and get to know your local area

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.

Freshers survival guide

Freshers Survival Guide

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.

Do I need a TV licence?

Do I Need A TV Licence?

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.

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?

What to bring to uni

What to bring to uni

Check out our definitive list of things you're going to want to pack!

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How to choose your accommodation

With over 10 sites to choose from, you’re not short of options for accommodation. Work out your priorities first and it’ll be much easier.

Students on move in day

What happens on movein day

Excited? Nervous? Everyone's feeling it - click here to get a feel for what the Leeds Beckett move-in day is actually like!

Leeds shopping

Top 10 reasons to live in Leeds

We think Leeds is one of the best student cities in the UK and once you've read this list we’re sure you’ll agree:

Budgeting 101

Budgeting Basics

One of the best feelings in the world is seeing your bank account after your loan comes in. One of the worst is realising how quickly it’s going to run out. Fear not, though, there are plenty of ways for a finance savvy student to stay on top of their money.

6 Top Tips

6 Top Tips After A Top Night Out

Nightlife in Leeds pretty great (as we’re sure you’ll have already found out). The buzz will likely continue all the way home and most students’ journeys back go without incident. Even so, as the clocks go back and the evenings get dark, it’s a good idea to take on board our 6 top tips for keeping safe after a top night out.

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