Charlotte Scott, Senior Communications Manager, DISNEY CHANNEL EMEA"We have selected candidates from Leeds Metropolitan University for the past three years and have been very impressed with the calibre of students"
We've helped150Student Business
start-ups since 2002.From business advice and guidance, access to grants and networking opportunities, our Business Start-Up team is here to support youJohnny Telling and Will Peirce, BA (Hons) Marketing
Our Job Shop provides160,000hours of paid work each year to students and graduates.Our service can make a difference to your wallet from your very first day. Get some great work experience and boost your CV.>
There’s so much you can do at Leeds Metropolitan to broaden your skills and improve your career prospects. We'll provide you with great opportunities to sharpen up your CV. You can also improve your IT skills for free to support your studies and enhance your employability.
Nothing’s more appealing to an employer than someone with professional experience. Benefit from partnerships with first-class employers.
Watch our recent graduates talk about getting their dream jobs
Curious to discover what Leeds Metropolitan graduates have gone on to do? Find advice from our graduates and inspiring stories in our case studies section. From appearing on the BBC’s ‘Britain’s Next Big Thing’ to spending a semester in Australia, take a look at some of the things our graduates have achieved.
Adam Burns - BA (Hons) Public Relations >
Adam Burns is a successful final year PR student and employee of the prestigious Public Relations agency Bell Pottinger.
Aisha Pothan - MA Human Resource Management >
Aisha Pothan was keen to exploit all of the work placement opportunities on offer at Leeds Met and used a shadow placement module to gain experience with Leeds Building Society.
Alan King - BA (Hons) in Business Studies >
During his time at Leeds Metropolitan, Alan King was keen to work and study, so he quickly secured a position as a Management Accounting Assistant with ASK Ingres through Leeds Metropolitan’s employment service – the Job Shop.
From the prestigious Old Broadcasting House and Queen Square locations in the heart of Leeds city centre, Leeds Metropolitan can offer you a number of ways to create, develop, launch and grow your business ideas.
Business Start up
If you're a student or recent graduate, Business Start-Up can help you create and grow your business idea with mentoring, networking opportunities, workshops, funding and a wealth of tools and resources to guide you on your way.
Business Incubation - QU2
Start-up and growing businesses can benefit from QU2's complete support packages including virtual office spaces, one-to-one specialist business advice and a tailored business development training.
Benefit from being a part of the region's first coworking space. Facilities include Hotdesks, MacPro laptops, Apple 30" Displays, Air Conditioned meeting rooms and a cafe-style area for meeting clients.