Why Beckett Students Love Pokemon GO!

  Pokémon GO is the new hit game sweeping the nation, breaking the App Store record for downloads in the first week of release. We ask Leeds Beckett students what they thought of the game…   “When Pokémon GO first came out, I’ll admit, I was ridiculously excited.  I absolutely adored Pokémon as a kid, and …

Why is it important for a Gender Identity Workshop to be held at Leeds Beckett?

Why it is important for a Gender Identity Workshop to be held at Leeds Beckett Written by Joshua De Gennaro As a Trans* identifying student, it is difficult enough having to explain my gender identity over and over again to every single person that meets me and finds out that I don’t fit in with …

Leeds Beckett Female Multi Sport Event – This Girl Can & Us Girls Rocks Festival

Leeds Beckett Female Multi Sport Event – This Girl Can & Us Girls Rocks Festival Written by Louisa Harvey   The aim of the event was to encourage more female students to participate in sport and to promote an alternative aspect that isn’t just focused on competition, but a fun recreational approach. There can be …

Leeds Beckett RAG Society Announced

    Leeds Beckett University has recently announced the establishment of its own RAG society. The RAG society stands for Raise and Give, and its main aim is to raise money for various local charities within the Leeds area. This is done through the activities of students who are enthusiastic in taking part in this …

Beckett BUCS Match Report

Women’s Netball 1st teamLeeds Beckett vs Manchester Wednesday saw some new additions to the women’s netball team play for the first time this season. Lydia Walker, who has successfully made it into the 1st team despite being a fresher played in her debut game at this week’s BUCS, as well as Natalie Haythornthwaite who used …

Beckett triumph in dramatic varsity clash

    In an enthralling game of varsity rugby union Beckett ran out eventual winners by a flattering 46-30 score line. Before the kick-off, there was a minute’s applause to respect the death of former University of Leeds student Richard Mayne who tragically passed away earlier this year. The crowd, close to 12 000, created …