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Leeds Beckett University

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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 within the specified booking period.
  • The university has over 4,000 rooms, many of them en-suite, across 11 halls of residence, each providing free Wi-Fi and round-the-clock security. Leeds Beckett’s halls also have Residential Officers on hand who can assist students with any issues they may have. They will give advice, mediate, deal with emergencies or even just give their time for a chat and a cup of tea.
  • All accommodation is located within easy travelling distance of both campuses.
  • Please refer to the Leeds Beckett accommodation website to take a virtual tour of each of the halls.

Accommodation Costs

Self-Catered from £3,854 to £9,799 per year

Student Life

  • City Population: 752,000
  • Student Population: 65,000
  • Located in the north of England and right in the middle of the UK, Leeds was named Britain's best city for quality of life in the 2016 Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index (The People Sub-Index).
  • 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 catering 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.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Leeds is home to over 75 different nationalities, and 60,000 university students from all over the world. This means living in Leeds is a diverse, fascinating and student-friendly experience. The city is known for incredible shopping, musical talent,  sporting excellence and excellent food – with restaurants from high-end Michelin-starred offerings to budget-friendly and delicious student grub.
  • Cultural venues in Leeds include Northern Ballet, Opera North, West Yorkshire Playhouse, the Royal Armouries and plenty of other theatres, museums and galleries.
  • Miles of shops include designer outlets such as Vivienne Westwood and beautiful independent boutiques to suit all budgets. Trinity Leeds features 120 shops, bars, restaurants and a cinema – and is just as exciting to look at as it is to shop within.
  • Sport-wise, Leeds has a lot to offer, with top-flight rugby league, high-profile football and international cricket – there’s always something to watch, whatever you fancy.

Travel

  • Leeds is lucky to have excellent transport links to all around the UK and beyond. Leeds is just over two hours from London by train, and has direct train services to almost all major cities in the UK.
  • Leeds Railway Station is less than 15 minutes from the City campus, and Headingley campus is just ten minutes away from both Headingley and Burley Park train stations. It's easy to get into the city centre from both stations, with trains taking around ten minutes.
  • Regular bus services connect all halls of residence and other popular student areas to the City and Headingley campuses, and student tickets cost around £1.
  • 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 is also lucky to have its own airport, just eight miles away from the Leeds Beckett City campus.