Tag : Brotherton

Fresher’s Week Special: Leeds University’s Hidden Gallery Treasures

3 months ago / 0 comments

In time for Fresher’s Week, Arts editor Stephanie Bennett explores the University’s own art attractions that are right here on campus. Leeds is abundant with activities related to arts and culture, but there are two galleries within the Parkinson building that are free to enter and have amazing materials within … Read More

Library resources under threat

2 years ago / 564 comments

Some departments could lose access to up to 86% of journals. A university bid to cut £120,000 from the library budget has led many online periodical subscriptions to come under threat. Subscriptions to periodicals are one of the library’s biggest expenditures, and many subscriptions are due to be scrapped under … Read More

University of Leeds exhibits rare Shakespeare folios

2 years ago / 0 comments

The university is to put on an exhibition of rare original William Shakespeare folios dating back as early as 1623, 7 years after the playwright’s death. The collection has been put on display to commemorate 400 years since the Bard’s demise – thought to have been on the same day … Read More

News | Missing soldiers to be named in Brotherton War Memorial

4 years ago / 0 comments

The names of twenty-five World War One soldiers are to be added to the Brotherton Library Great War Memorial, as part of the University’s centenary commemorations. The names of the twenty-five soldiers, who were all in some way connected with the University of Leeds, were discovered by community researcher David … Read More

Lifestyle | Trading campus for cafés – Alternative revision spaces

5 years ago / 0 comments

January is upon us. A new year, a new term and a looming set of post Christmas exams for most of the unfortunate students returning to Leeds this week. Many of you will be returning to Leeds with a view to spending entire days slaving away in the library. However, … Read More

News | Brotherton still wasting electricity

5 years ago / 0 comments

Energy efficiency in the University has again below par, with the Brotherton Library’s energy rating being so poor it is off the chart. Following a recent LS investigation into energy efficiency in the Edward Boyle library, a new updated certificate is now on display. Despite the coverage, the Brotherton Library … Read More

News | University lecturers strike

5 years ago / 0 comments

Lecturers throughout the university have been on strike today over demands for higher pay. The Edward Boyle library cut its opening hours from 9am-5pm, with the Brotherton closing at 4pm. Whilst the union remains open, cafes across campus such as Parkinson Court Cafe, Dolce Vita, The Edge Cafe all closed … Read More