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Government Backs 2 Year Degrees to Lower Tuition Fees

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The British Government looks set to pave the way for more intensive courses that would make it overall cheaper and faster for students to gain a degree. This will be in the form of accelerated degrees where the content of a course will be condensed down to 2 years from … Read More

Campus Watch: Christmas Edition

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University of Limerick: Union Cancels Christmas Knees-Up The University of Limerick released a statement last week claiming that its main union bar would not be serving alcoholic drinks to punters in the run-up to the Christmas break. In a Facebook post, The Stables Club, Limerick’s equivalent of Terrace, stated: “There … Read More

An Essential Upgrade?

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Essentials, the official supermarket of LUU, is to become a Co-op, it was announced by LUU earlier today. A press release from LUU explained that the Essentials we all know and love is going to be transformed into a Co-op as part of a partnership with the groceries company. The … Read More

Lonely This Christmas? Volunteers Reach Out to Seniors at Xmas

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Christmas time is an exciting time for most – the festive period calls for cosy family gatherings and spending time with the people that matter most to us. However, despite Christmas Day being a mere four weeks away, almost three quarters of people living in Leeds don’t know how they … Read More

Power Cuts Continue to Plague Campus

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Students at the University of Leeds continued to be turned away from numerous University Buildings this morning, due to health and safety concerns over a recent power cut. The power cut occurred on the morning of Wednesday 5th December, as “an incident at an off-site power substation” saw many students vacated … Read More

Donuts Bids Farewell to the Fav

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This Thursday 13th December, Go Nuts at Donuts will host its last ever event in The Faversham, home to the popular Thursday student night for four years now. Addressing why they were moving from The Faversham, Go Nuts at Donuts said: “Unfortunately, the venue is undergoing a change of purpose, … Read More

No Christmas Plans? Why Not Stay Another Day in Leeds?

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If you plan to stay in Leeds over Christmas, don’t fret; there are still plenty of events and activities to get involved with! The University runs an annual programme called ‘Christmas in Leeds’. It is specially designed for students who are staying in Leeds over the holidays, and focuses on … Read More

May’s Brexit Deal: What Does it Mean for Students?

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Brexit will affect almost every aspect of life in the UK, from air travel to food safety laws, and students will certainly not be exempt from this change.  One of the biggest impacts to students will be the changes to how UK students can study in the EU and European … Read More

Sheffield University Halts Business Scheme… Because It’s Too Successful

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The University of Sheffield have called halt to a business scheme they started for students, as it proved too successful! The scheme encouraged students to take their own initiative and have a year out to start their own business. The problem is, the ‘trial-run’ students were so successful in starting … Read More

Leeds Ranks in Top 10 Unis for Research Grant Awards

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The University of Leeds is in the top 10 institutions for securing research funding, analysis conducted by the Times Higher Education (THE) reveals. According to the data provided by six research councils, Leeds was ranked 10th in the UK and succeeded in capturing almost £40 million in research grants. Professor … Read More