Category : News

Canal Mills to Close on New Years Eve

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Students of Leeds woke up this morning to the shock news that Canal Mills, one of Leeds’ most beloved venues, will be closing down at the end of the year. The popular club and events space, which has hosted the likes of Stormzy and Disclosure, as well as countless nights … Read More

Appeal Over Potential Gunshots Near Leodis Residences

3 months ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police are investigating a potential firearm discharge near Leodis Residences yesterday. Shortly after 5pm on Wednesday 9 May, police were called to reports of a confrontation between two groups of males around the Servia Hill area of Woodhouse. Witnesses were reported to have seen what is believed to … Read More

Armed Gang Of Three Shoot Man In Leeds City Centre

3 months ago / 0 comments

A police cordon is in place this morning after a man was shot by an armed gang on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre, last night. The shooting took place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 9 May, when the victim was stationary at traffic lights in a BMW vehicle on Burmantofts … Read More

Arrest Made In Connection With Hyde Park Death

3 months ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police have made a second arrest in connection with the death of a man in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. Police were called to an address on Harold Grove at 3.28am on the morning of Tuesday 8 May, after a man was found seriously injured. He was … Read More

Australian MP Resigns After Lying About University of Leeds Degree

3 months ago / 0 comments

An Australian Labor MP has resigned from his post after repeatedly lying about elements of his past. Barry Urban, MP for Darling Range, alleged that he graduated from the University of Leeds in 1993 with an undergraduate degree in Physical Education and Applied Social Science. However, the Legislative Assembly’s Procedure and … Read More

LUU ‘Cause a Stir’ with Ticket Release

4 months ago / 0 comments

Those seeking Leeds Ball tickets were left largely disappointed this morning, with many complaining of numerous errors when looking to purchase tickets online. Priority tickets were set to be launched at 10am, with tickets costing £29. To access these tickets, individuals had to sign up to receive a link via … Read More

Sanctuary Scholarships Set to Launch

4 months ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds was recently pleased to announce that it will be offering Sanctuary Scholarships for forced migrants to the UK, in an effort to make a university education more accessible for asylum seekers and refugees. The scholarship, which applies to eligible students intending to complete an undergraduate, postgraduate or … Read More

Yo Yo LUU, What’s Happened To Our Rewards?

4 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union has come under questioning following the disappearance of YoYo Wallet payment facilities in union outlets. Yoyo Wallet, the primary rewards application used by those shopping in the union, allows users to collect points and stamps for their purchases and redeem them for food and drink. In the … Read More

University of Leeds Reports 22.5% Gender Pay Gap

4 months ago / 0 comments

The University has released its Gender Pay Gap 2017 report, which sets out and explains the institution’s ‘gender pay gap’ data from the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017, and how they are working to eliminate the gap.  ‘Gender pay gap’ refers to the average salary of all women employed … Read More

SPOTLIGHT: Student Loans Company Overpayments Cause Hardship for Nursing Students

4 months ago / 0 comments

Hundreds of Nursing Students across the UK have been overpaid by the Students Loan Company due to a mistake in calculations. Many of those affected rang the Students Loan Company asking to re-pay this amount but were told they didn’t need to.  It then came as a surprise to find … Read More