Category : News

Man Arrested for Murder on Woodhouse Lane

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Armed police arrested the man yesterday (10/11) before 5pm, during a pre-planned operation. The arrest occurred near Parkinson Building, at the front entrance to the University of Leeds. The man was wanted for a murder committed in another force’s area. Two others in his vehicle were given community resolution orders … Read More

Channel 4 Announces Plans for New Headquarters in Leeds

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Channel 4 have announced plans for a new national headquarters in Leeds, following a board meeting on 31st October. The city was unexpectedly chosen ahead of ‘front-runners’ Birmingham and Greater Manchester, both of which were on the shortlist. West Midlands Mayor Andy Street recently came under fire for telling constituents … Read More

Plastic Free By 2023

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The University of Leeds and Leeds University Union have pledged to stop using single-use plastics on campus by 2023, it was announced on Wednesday 7th November. Students have responded positively to the news that their university is aiming to become single-use plastic free. Between now and 2023, LUU and Leeds … Read More

Campus Watch

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University of Oxford: A Lidl Bit Goes a Long Way for German Students German supermarket chain Lidl has announced that they will fund one graduate wishing to undertake a Masters in Modern Languages with German as their principle language at Oxford University every year. This aims to provide financial support to … Read More

British Academics Fear for Losses to Science Funding Following Brexit

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Since 2014, the UK has received  €4.6bn from the EU’s Horizon 2020 science programme.   A large portion of this money has come from research programmes exclusive to EU member states,  including the European Research Council (€1.29bn), Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (€700m), and SME Instrument Grants (€140m).  Since 2007, the UK … Read More

Family of Student Who Died of Alcohol Consumption Hit Out at University Drinking Culture

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On the 13th December 2016, a ‘drink-fuelled initiation’ into the Agriculture Society at the University of Newcastle ended tragically with the death of 1st year economics student Ed Farmer. Now, almost two years on, an inquest has made clear the series of events which led to Ed’s death, and has … Read More

Budget 2018: What Does it Mean for Students?

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This week has seen the beginning of sub-zero temperatures, ice-covered streets and Arctic winds battering Leeds students. If that wasn’t chilly enough, the government have revealed their budget for the year, mapping out how they plan spend the nation’s money. Wow. You are going to want to watch and share … Read More

Leeds Students Take to London’s Streets to Campaign for a People’s Vote

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On the 20th of October, Leeds students boarded coaches at 6am to head down to London. A sea of people greeted us as we exited the coaches at Hyde Park tube station, the point from which the March would soon depart. Amidst this sea, EU flags, banners, homemade signs and … Read More

Burglaries up by 52% in Hyde Park and Headingley Since 2015

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As first year comes to an end in Leeds, and former-freshers are thrust from the comforts of University accommodation, most flock to Hyde Park to seek refuge. Hyde Park has, simultaneously, both a great and an awful reputation. It’s close to the University. It’s lively. It’s brimming with good takeaways, … Read More

Man, 32, Stabbed in Hyde Park on Kings Road, Police Confirm

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A 32-year-old man has been stabbed in Hyde Park on Kings Road at around 2pm this afternoon. The man has been taken to hospital and is currently in a stable condition. Local residences reported numerous emergency vehicles and an air-lift helicopter following the incident, as Police attended and cordoned off … Read More