When the time finally comes to start university you will have so much on your mind, mainly exploring your new home and meeting new friends. But there are other important things to consider that you won’t want to forget about, such as finances, childcare, and accommodation. To help you stay on top of everything here are all the people you may need to contact for support during your time at Leeds Becket University…
Phone: 0113 812 5972
Phone: 0113 274 1579
Disability & Dyslexia
Faith & Spirituality
Phone: 0113 343 5071
Fees & Finance
Phone: 0113 812 5593
Phone: 0113 2954488
Phone: 0113 812 1111
Student complaints & Academic appeals
Phone: 0113 812 8400
Phone: 0113 812 9374
Phone: 0113 812 8456
Once you have decided which university to go to and organised your funding, the next most important decision that you will need to make is deciding where you are going to be living for the next year, as your choice will determine not only your study environment but also who your flatmates will be. Most students choose between university-managed accommodation
Leeds Beckett University has a variety of student accommodation available ranging in price, shared or ensuite bathrooms, and contract length. All of the university-managed accommodation has free Wi-Fi, and some also have a TV in the lounge area. It’s important to look at all the accommodation individually to make sure you make the best decision for you.
If you want to get in touch with the accommodation team for more information or any point whilst you and living there you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. or call them on 0113 812 5972.
It is really important for students and staff to be able to get on with their work and studies at Leeds Beckett University, which is why they have plenty of childcare options. The university has an arrangement with North Leeds Community Nursery which is on the edge of the universities Headingley Campus.
There are also plenty of local authority nurseries in Leeds, including 37 early year centres which are managed by the Childcare and Early Development Service of the Leeds City Council.
To get in touch with North Leeds Community Nursery you can email them at email@example.com or call them on 0113 274 1579.
Disability and Dyslexia
To make sure all students have equal opportunities whilst at university and can get on with their studies Leeds Beckett University has a disability team available to offer students with disabilities advice and support. They can help students with mental health conditions, a physical impairment, a hearing or visual impairment, or a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or dyscalculia.
The university also has a disability assessment centre which can assess students to determine what support they may need whilst at university, and to help them apply for the disabled students allowance if they need to.
Faith & Spirituality
The multi-faith chaplaincy at Leeds Beckett University is available for all students and staff, regardless of their faith. The chaplains are able to offer appointments as well as drop-in visits, as well as a 24/7 emergency phone service. The chaplaincy can also offer confidential advice to students, on issues outside of their studies such as relationships and bereavement.
To get in touch with the chaplaincy you can call them on 0113 343 5071 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fees and Finance
Going to university will put a huge amount of financial pressure on a student, but you should think of this as investing in your future. To help with the costs most students have a student loan to cover their tuition fees, and a maintenance loan to help cover their accommodation and living costs.
Leeds Beckett University has a Money Support Team available to offer students financial advice or even to help them apply to one of the universities discretion funds for an extra bit of financial support.
To get in touch with the money support team you can call them on 113 812 5593 or email them at email@example.com.
When you start at university one of the first things you should do is register with a doctor and dentist near your term-time address rather than to wait until you get sick or have to trek all the way home. Students can also register at the Student Medical Practice behind the city campus of Leeds Beckett University.
There are also plenty of dentists in and around the city centre that students can register with. Leeds also has a Dental Institute where you can volunteer for free dental care from a dental student.
To contact the Student Medical Practice you can call them on 0113 2954488.
Every year thousands of international students choose to study at Leeds Beckett University. The university has a team available to help students right from the application stage until their graduation, whether an international student needs help with applying for a visa or finding somewhere to live.
To contact the international team you can call them at 0113 812 1111 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student complaints and academic appeals
At some point during their studies, students may find themselves wanting to make a complaint. At Leeds Beckett University all feedback is appreciated, and they have a complaints procedure in place to make sure complaints are handled with properly. This could be a complaint about a university facility, a course or module, a member of staff, or even another student.
To contact the complaints team you can email them at email@example.com or call them on 0113 812 8400.
Students may wish to make an academic appeal about a grade/mark they have received, and they can do so as long as they have grounds for appeal. Grounds for appeal include computational error, administrative error, course management deficiencies or previously unddisclosed extenuating circumstances. Once you have your results you have 15 days to submit your appeal.
To contact the appeals team you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or call them on 0113 812 9374.
If you have some free time during your studies at Leeds Beckett University, it may be a good idea to do some volunteering. This would be a great way to learn new skills, make new friends, all whilst boosting your cv and employability. There are also plenty of local schemes students can volunteer with, such as by helping school children with their reading or supporting a city event.
To get in touch with the volunteering team you can email them at email@example.com or calling them on 0113 812 8456.
At Leeds Beckett University the Student Wellbeing team is made up of counsellors and mental health practitioners to support the universities students. They also have an online counselling platform, as well as in person appointments available on both of their campuses.
If you would like to get in touch with the student wellbeing team you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.