Tag : accomodation

Students Struggling to Pay Rent

9 months ago / 0 comments

More than 17,000 students living in university accommodation fell behind on their housing payments last year, according to recent figures. A small but growing number of students are facing eviction. Last year, 97 students had their tenancies cancelled after being unable to pay their rent, up from 40 the previous … Read More

Welfare at Leeds: dealing with difficult housemates

2 years ago / 0 comments

At University we sometimes have a very limited amount of choice about who we end up living with. This is especially true about first year when you are thrown in student accommodation with strangers. Sometimes it’s great and you meet people who go on to be friends for life, but … Read More

News | £25m spent on St. Mark's halls

5 years ago / 0 comments

25 million has been spent renovating the St. Mark’s Halls of residence, which re-opened last week. The new halls boast 526 new rooms with the redevelopment ongoing since the old building was closed in February 2012. According to a University briefing, the redevelopment was a priority because it provided the … Read More

News | Carr Mills cannabis den busted

5 years ago / 0 comments

Police are currently searching for a suspected drug dealer after a bust on student accommodation Carr Mills. The plants and equipment for growing the Class B drug were found in the apartment of Abel Miles, who lived in a private flat on the grounds of the student residences in Woodhouse. … Read More

News | Syrian students seek extra support

5 years ago / 0 comments

Syrian students have voiced their dismay at the support being offered to them by the University and the Union. Despite Leeds waiving or deferring some tuition fees, they also need financial aid for accommodation. Privately funded students, also affected by the ongoing conflict in their country, have complained that they … Read More

£30m loss for Headingley

6 years ago / 0 comments

16.11.12 Businesses in student areas are losing over £30m a year in revenue. This comes after a slump in student numbers, a report has warned. There are 2,500 fewer students in the city as a whole, amounting to at least a £31.5m economic loss this coming year alone, according to … Read More