Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds Polytechnic) is a university located in Leeds, West Yorkshire with campuses in the city centre and in Headingley. It gained university status in 1992; before this date it was the Leeds Polytechnic. The number of students is listed by the HESA 2008/09 data as the 15th largest in Britain. The current name was adopted in September 2014. Vice Chancellor, Susan Price, joined the university in January 2010 and three new deputy Vice Chancellors were appointed to lead areas of strategic development, research and enterprise, and student experience.