Leeds Beckett University
Leeds Beckett University has over 30,000 students and contributes £420 million a year to the regional economy. Based in Leeds and at the heart of the City Region, the institution celebrated 20 years of university status in 2012, and offers a wide variety of practical, academic and bespoke solutions to businesses and individuals whether they are located locally, nationally or internationally.
The university has two campuses, one in the city centre of Leeds which is the base for our award winning-buildings the Rose Bowl and Broadcasting Place, and one in the suburb of Headingley which includes state-of-the-art facilities at Headingley Carnegie Stadium.
The current Vice Chancellor, Professor Susan Price, joined in January 2010 and three new deputy Vice Chancellors have been appointed to lead the important areas of strategic development, research and enterprise, and student experience.
Leeds Beckett has a strong history of providing professional and vocational education and responding to the needs of business. The university makes a valuable local and regional contribution whilst maintaining an important national and international dimension to its work. The University offers a diverse range of courses demonstrating its dedication to providing a flexible approach to education and commitment to widening participation.
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Our strengths lie in our strong connections with industry and our real world approach to research. We work to ensure that our enterprise services allow businesses to gain competitive edge through relevance and innovation.