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Student Accommodation

  • Independent living can be one of the highlights of the university experience.
  • Leeds Beckett has a fantastic choice of accommodation, guaranteed to first year students who make the university their first choice and submit an online accommodation application before the deadline. Rooms are self-allocated, so students can even pick their own flat and bedroom.
  • All the university's 4,000 rooms are located within easy travelling distance of both campuses, have free Wi-Fi and round-the-clock security; and most have Residential Officers on hand to assist students with any issues they may have.
  • Each of the ten halls of residence have disabled access and many have been adapted to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
  • Please refer to the Leeds Beckett accommodation website to take a virtual tour of each of the halls.

Accommodation Costs

Self-Catered from £89 to £218 per week

The costs above are for the academic year 2019/20

Student Life

  • Brimming with art, culture and entertainment, Leeds is one of the UK's most vibrant cities. The city has become a cultural hotspot, with over 130 arts, culture, food and music festivals taking place in the city each year.
  • Leeds also has one of the most diverse economies of all the UK's main employment centres, as well as the biggest financial district outside of London – with jobs forecast to grow. Centres of excellence in electronics, engineering and manufacturing and headquarters of major companies are based in the city – including Channel 4.
  • Leeds is home to many 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.

Nightlife and Culture

  • One of the largest student cities in Britain, Leeds has a vibrant social scene. The city centre is rich in culture, with exhibitions, live performances and world-famous music festivals. Bars like Belgrave Music Hall and Headrow House blend live music, food stalls and craft ale to great effect, becoming firm favourites with students, while the Leeds Indie Food Festival has become one of the country's biggest celebrations of food and drink.
  • The city is home to four theatres and the first direct arena, as well as the renowned Opera North and Northern Ballet, who perform in Leeds Grand Theatre and outdoor venues including Millennium Square.
  • Named the best shopping destination in the UK, over 1,000 shops from high-street brands, market stalls and independent boutiques, cater for every taste.
  • High-profile sport is also on offer, with Leeds United Football Club, Leeds Rhinos, Yorkshire Carnegie and Yorkshire County Cricket Club within a few miles. In recent years, Leeds has hosted the ITU World Triathlon Series, the Tour de France and has been the focal point for the region's own cycling event, the Tour de Yorkshire. With the Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Coast within an hour of the university, it is easy to escape the city and enjoy the fresh air.


  • Located in the centre of the UK, Leeds has excellent transport links by road, rail and air.
  • 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.
  • Regular bus services connect all halls of residence and other popular student areas to the City and Headingley campuses; student tickets cost around £1.
  • Leeds Railway Station is less than 15 minutes from the City campus, and Headingley campus is just 10 minutes away from both Headingley and Burley Park train stations. Leeds can be reached in just over 2 hours from London by train.
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport is located 8 miles from Leeds Beckett City campus, with direct routes to over 50 airports.