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University of Bristol Introduces ‘Science of Happiness’ Scheme to Combat Mental Health Problems The University of Bristol have implemented a new scheme called the ‘science of happiness’ course after a student took his own life earlier this year. The course hopes to explore happiness through teaching ways to become happy … Read More

University of Leeds Launches StandAlone Pledge for Estranged Students

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This month the University of Leeds will launch its ‘StandAlone pledge’, part of a nation-wide scheme to help estranged students studying without the support or approval of a family network. StandAlone estimates that there are around 70 estranged students currently studying here. The pledge aims to focus on ‘finance, accommodation, … Read More

We’re Destroying Our Planet – IPCC Report Calls for Drastic Action on Climate Change

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Climate change is in the news again. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s annual report announces yet more chilling details; there are twelve years remaining to reign in greenhouse emissions, before we face catastrophic consequences. Legitimising claims that climate change fits into the natural cycle of our planet is … Read More

Leeds Ranks in Top Six ‘All-Rounder’ Universities, ‘Which? University’ Survey Reveals

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The University of Leeds ranked in the top six ‘all-rounder’ UK universities, according to Which? University’s 2018 survey. When choosing which university to attend, prospective students’ opinions are mainly formed by what each university decides to showcase them. Open days, visit days and university prospectuses allow higher education institutions to … Read More

Leeds Uses Bubble-Bins in City Centre to Push Recycling   

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Leeds has been chosen as the host city of a large initiative to encourage recycling. Bins that blow bubbles and machines that offer rewards are just two of the innovative recycling resources that are being trialled in the city between October 2018 and April 2019. #leedsbyexample love the bubble blowing … Read More

Brexit Means Remain? The Thousands Marching for a ‘People’s Vote’

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Love it or hate it, Brexit is everywhere. Arguably the most defining political issue of our time, it is impossible to escape. The People’s vote campaign is seeking a referendum on the final Brexit deal, with one choice on the ballot being to remain in the EU. The campaign is … Read More

Leading Cancer Research Team Wins the 2018 European Health Award

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Researchers from the University of Leeds and Queen’s University Belfast, in a partnership called the European Cancer Concord (ECC), have won the prestigious European Health Award, with their research project entitled ‘The European Cancer Patient’s Bill of Rights: A Catalyst for Change and an empowerment tool for cancer patients across … Read More

McStrikes: The Unhappy Staff Behind the Happy Meal

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Deliveroo and Uber Eats staff are collaborating with restaurants, including McDonalds, Wetherspoons and TGI Fridays, to participate in strikes. These strikes are to combat the insecure working and poverty pay that currently exists within the hospitality sector. Some Uber Eats customers have stated they will not be using the app … Read More

Alex Sobel MP Secures Railway Connection from London to Leeds Bradford Airport

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A new parkway station connecting Harrogate, Leeds Bradford Airport and London is a “game changer”,  according to Leeds North West MP Alex Sobel. Following successful talks chaired by Sobel with key heads of Leeds Bradford Airport, Network Rail, LNER (formerly Virgin Trains East Coast), Northern Rail and West Yorkshire Combined … Read More

Leeds City Museum Awarded UK’s ‘Most Family Friendly Attraction’

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Leeds City Museum, located in the heart of Millenium Square, has won the 2018 “Family Friendly Museum Award.” And the winner is… @LeedsCityMuseum! #FFMA18 pic.twitter.com/eaw1UgcOi3 — Kids in Museums (@kidsinmuseums) October 1, 2018 The award, given by the charity Kids in Museums, is the only accolade presented in the UK … Read More