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Student Accommodation

  • The university guarantees accommodation to first-year students who make Leeds Beckett their first choice and submit an online accommodation application within the booking periods of February–June for UK students, or February–July for international students.
  • The university has over 4,000 rooms across 11 halls of residence, including en-suite bedrooms, and with shared living areas, free Wi-Fi and round-the-clock security. Each hall has a Residential Officer on hand for added help.
  • All accommodation is located within easy travelling distance of the campuses.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation Costs

Leeds City Campus

Number of university/college beds 2,373
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £4,800–£6,400
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,624–£5,057

Headingley Campus

Number of university/college beds 2,373
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £4,800–£6,400
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,624–£5,057

Living Here

  • City Population: 752,000
  • Student Population: 65,000
  • Located in the north of England and right in the middle of the UK, Leeds has been named Britain's best city for quality of life.
  • Job opportunities are expected to grow more in Leeds than in any other city in the UK between now and 2025, and the city is the largest employer outside London for financial and business services.
  • Leeds also boasts a rich culture and heritage, a vibrant music scene, shops that cater for every taste and a thriving nightlife. There's plenty of high-profile sport on offer and, with the Yorkshire Dales on the university's doorstep, it's easy to escape the city and enjoy the fresh air of the countryside.

Getting Around

  • Leeds is under 2 hours 30 minutes from London by train; there are direct train services from Leeds to most major cities in the UK and many commuter stations within the city. The City campus buildings are no more than a 15-minute walk from Leeds Station, and stations at Headingley and Burley Park are 10 minutes from the Headingley campus.
  • Regular bus services connect all halls of residence and other popular student areas to the City and Headingley campuses.
  • The campuses are easily accessible by foot, and the university provides a low-cost bike hire scheme, along with cycle parking, showers and lockers for those travelling by pedal power.
  • Leeds Bradford Airport is only 8 miles from the City campus, with flights to over 70 European destinations.

Culture and Nightlife

  • The city is home to over 75 different nationalities speaking more than 85 different languages and 60,000 university students drawn from all over the world, making the experience of living in the city exciting and vibrant. Leeds restaurants offer an extensive menu of great food, whether traditional British, exotic South Asian or an authentic taste of Ethiopia.
  • Cultural venues include Northern Ballet, Opera North, West Yorkshire Playhouse, the Royal Armouries and plenty of other theatres, museums and galleries, with the city bidding to be European Capital of Culture in 2023.
  • Leeds city centre offers 5 miles of shopping, with designer shops such as Vivienne Westwood and independent boutiques to suit all budgets. Trinity Leeds features 120 shops, bars, restaurants and a cinema, while the new Victoria Gate retail complex opened in autumn 2016.
  • Leeds is teeming with life sport, with top-flight rugby league, high-profile football and international cricket. Yorkshire has been chosen to host the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, marking the return of cycling’s showcase event to Britain after a 37-year gap.