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News | Leeds Met name change approved

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Leeds Metropolitan University will officially be renamed Leeds Beckett from September 2014. The Privy Council approved the name change despite a strong backlash from students. Arguments against the change stated the £250,000 estimated cost could be better spent on improving facilities. The university said it had “outgrown” the old name. This … Read More

News | Leeds Met to change name

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    Leeds Met is currently seeking permission to change its name from to Leeds Beckett University.  If the board of governors is successful the change will cost the uni £250,000. According to Vice Chancellor Professor Susan Price Leeds Met has “outgrown” the Metropolitan name. The other possible names shortlisted … Read More