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Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan)

Leeds Beckett University (previously Leeds Metropolitan) is a thriving uni in the heart of Leeds city centre. With more than 180 postgraduate and professional courses available, the university has more than 28,000 students including 3,000 international students, 9,000 part-time students and more than 3,000 postgraduate students. Based just to the north of the Leeds city centre, Leeds Met University changed its name to become Leeds Beckett in 2014.

iQ Leeds is a popular accommodation choice for students at Leeds Beckett who want to live near to uni and close to the city centre's shops, restaurants and nightlife without paying premium prices. iQ Leeds Student Accommodation is based less than a mile from campus, so it's not hard to see why so many Leeds Beckett students choose to live with us at iQ!


  Distance Bus Car / taxi Walk Cycle
Leeds Beckett University 1 mile 13 minutes 5 minutes 22 minutes 11 minutes


How to find Leeds Beckett University from iQ Leeds

Based just 1 mile from campus, iQ Leeds is very easy to reach from uni by foot, car, bike, or public transport. Walk down past Blenheim Square and onto Woodhouse Lane to the campus in approximately 22 minutes - or cycle the same route in half the time! If you're bringing a bike with you to uni, you can store it in our secure onsite cycle storage at iQ Leeds.

The number 92 'Tiger Bus' will take you down to Woodhouse Lane which is just outside Leeds Beckett university. The student-friendly 'Tiger Bus' costs £9 for a weekly ticket, £79 for a termly ticket or £199 for the whole academic year. Ideal!

We also have off-street parking available at iQ Leeds, so you can park your car here for a small termly fee and drive into uni in approximately five minutes. Split the cost of petrol and parking with a few friends and this becomes a really easy and affordable travel option!

Leeds Beckett University contact details

General Enquiries

  • 0113 812 0000

Leeds Beckett Students' Union

  • 0113 812 8400

International Office

  • 0113 81 21111
  • internationaloffice@leedsmet.ac.uk

Student Hub

  • 0113 812 3000
  • studenthub@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Did you know...

  • Leeds Beckett University is the only UK university to hold both the Customer Service Excellence award and the Investors in People Gold standard.
  • In 2014, the university changed it's name from Leeds Metropolitan to Leeds Beckett.
  • Leeds Beckett has nearly 3,000 staff and over 28,000 students.