Tag : award

Spice up your… Wardrobe?

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With Victoria Beckham recently honoured with an OBE for services to the fashion industry, Meg Painter looks at her career highlights.  After a career spanning 17 years, Victoria Beckham was recognised for her services to the British fashion industry in a ceremony hosted by Prince William on 19th April. Whilst … Read More

University’s Field trip simulator wins award

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University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art win Times Higher Education award for Outstanding Digital Innovation The Virtual Landscapes team at the University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art have won the award for Outstanding Digital Innovation in Teaching or Research after developing a first person video game … Read More

Leeds University scores highly for green impact

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The University has been awarded a ‘first class award’, scoring 100% for environmental policy but 0% for ethical investment The University of Leeds has been named one of the key universities producing environmental research. It was amongst a number of higher education institutions dominating this research field following the Paris … Read More

Leeds student scoops top prize in national photography competition

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A University of Leeds student has been named Student Photographer of the Year 2016, winning £11,000 in prize money. Henry Nathan, an undergraduate in Film, Media and photography, entered his freelance work into Calumet Photographic’s national annual competition but didn’t think it would get noticed. He said “I never dared … Read More

Scientists of the Year 2016: Guide to the Nobel Prize

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When Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel died in 1896, his will declared that his entire fortune should be used to reward the scientists who contribute “the greatest benefit on mankind”. Thus the Nobel Prize Laureates are announced in October each year and outstanding scientists are rewarded for their significant contributions to … Read More

Online Exclusive: Leeds wins award for international student satisfaction

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The University of Leeds won the StudyPortals Award for Excellent Student Satisfaction 2016. StudyPortals, a university review and advice website, declared the Leeds received the award due to earning the joint highest satisfaction rank among UK universities. Students’ reviews gave scores of over nine out of ten, with one Leeds alumnus claiming … Read More

Leeds wins University of the Year

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The University of Leeds has been awarded University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times‘ Good University Guide. Student satisfaction at Leeds was foremost in tipping the decision in the university’s favour. Editor of the guide, Alastair McCall, commented that Leeds ‘thoroughly deserves our University of the Year for prioritising students’ needs … Read More

Leeds named most entrepreneurial university by Guardian University Awards

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The University of Leeds has been named the country’s most entrepreneurial university by the Guardian University Awards. The awards, held annually, are intended to highlight the achievements of universities across fourteen categories including; student experience, teaching excellence, and advancing staff equality. Leeds was awarded the prize for “Entrepreneurship”, a category … Read More

Uni to rival Beckett in student rankings

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The University will take on rival Leeds Beckett to be in with a chance of winning Best International University this year. Leeds has been rated among the best institutions for City Life, and is also competing against Yorkshire rivals Hull and Sheffield for the title of Best Student Union. Rankings … Read More