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Campus Watch: Halloween Special

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

St Andrews Founded in 1413, St Andrews is Scotland’s oldest university. Over 400 locations in the city of St Andrews are reportedly haunted, and the University is no exception. Rumours of the White Lady, St Andrews’ most notorious ghost, have circulated for over 200 years. Sightings are most commonly reported … Read More

University of Leeds Reports 22.5% Gender Pay Gap

7 months ago / 0 comments

The University has released its Gender Pay Gap 2017 report, which sets out and explains the institution’s ‘gender pay gap’ data from the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017, and how they are working to eliminate the gap.  ‘Gender pay gap’ refers to the average salary of all women employed … Read More

Question Time Looking For Under 30s In Leeds

8 months ago / 0 comments

The popular BBC debate show, Question Time, is returning to Leeds for the first time since 2015. Due to be filmed on Thursday, March 22, at the Headingley Campus of Leeds Beckett University, the episode will be the first since a General Election special featuring David Cameron, Ed Miliband and … Read More

Student Halls ‘Put on Lockdown’ Following Reports of Man ‘Armed with Axe’

9 months ago / 0 comments

Armed Police are currently searching Leeds’ student district, following reports of a man allegedly armed with an axe. Members of the public have been warned not to approach the wanted man, whilst student accommodation on the Leeds Beckett campus remains on lock down. The man is thought to have been … Read More

Bomb Squad Called to Kirkstall Halls of Residence

9 months ago / 0 comments

Kirkstall Brewery halls of residence were evacuated yesterday, as West Yorkshire Police responded to information about the possibility of firearms being on the site. The Leeds Beckett student accommodation houses about 800 students, who were evacuated at 2pm on Thursday 8th February, as bomb disposal experts were called in. A … Read More

21-year-old Found Dead in Liberty Park Halls of Residence

12 months ago / 0 comments

A 21-year-old has been found dead inside Liberty Park halls of residence on Marlborough Street, near to the A58 and Kirkstall Road, just off Leeds city centre. A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “”Police were called to an address off Marlborough Street, Leeds at about 2.15pm today by the … Read More

Newton Faulkner at LBU in Photos

1 year ago / 0 comments

On a rainy Friday night, Newton Faulkner brought his laid-back ‘acoustic pop’ to Leeds Beckett Union. Our photographer Sílvia Blanco was there to capture the evening. All images by Sílvia Blanco (@silviablanco_)

The Horrors @ Leeds Beckett Student Union 21.10.2017

1 year ago / 0 comments

“Are we holograms? Are we visions?” certainly rang true in the visual presentation of The Horrors’ headline gig. Amidst the smoky atmosphere and holographic lights, the band were only really visible as silhouettes and shadows, retreating in and out of the darkness. The most identifiable feature of frontman Farris Badwan … Read More

Leeds Beckett and the Leeds 2023 Bid

1 year ago / 0 comments

In early August, Leeds Beckett University announced its plans to build a £75 million arts building to house its Schools of Film, Performing Arts and Music, due to open in 2020. The building will be located close to Leeds Civic Hall, a centre of performance itself, and will act as … Read More

Former Leeds Beckett Students’ Union President Convicted of Assault

1 year ago / 0 comments

Joe Murray, the president of Leeds Beckett University Union for 2016/17, has been convicted of assault following a lengthy investigation. Murray had been charged with two counts of assault by beating and a third of coercive behaviour and was due to stand trial at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on September 1. … Read More