Tag : campus

Campus Bike Thefts on the Rise

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It has emerged that there have been six bicycles stolen from the University of Leeds during September.  Whilst reports indicate many of these thefts occurred around the parameters of campus, with bicycles being stolen from near the Engineering buildings on Woodhouse Lane and Clarendon Road, two of the reported six … Read More

Man arrested for indecent exposure on campus

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West Yorkshire Police have arrested a man on a count of indecent exposure near Leeds University campus. A number of university staff reported the man’s behaviour, which took place on St Mark’s Road, in between 3pm and 4pm on Thursday. Speaking to The Gryphon, university-liaison officer PC Matt Guy said: … Read More

Police investigate ‘vagina’ graffiti

3 years ago / 0 comments

Police are appealing for information following a spate of distinctive graffiti drawings on campus which some students have suggested represents a vagina. Several drawings have been spotted in locations including the Edward Boyle library and further afield in Hyde Park since February. They are now being investigated as criminal damage. … Read More

Security put brakes on bike thefts

4 years ago / 0 comments

University security officers apprehended two young men attempting to steal bikes outside the Michael Sadler building in the early hours of the morning last week. Police sources revealed that both thieves were tackled by an attending campus officer, who then waited for the police to make an arrest. They have … Read More

New campus sculpture unveiled

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A new sculpture in the recently developed Beech Grove Plaza near the Union has been officially unveiled today. Called a ‘Sign for Art’, the monument was designed by Yorkshire-based artist Keith Wilson. The sculpture is intended to represent two spaced fingertips in waved motion across the forehead of a student, … Read More

Photojournal | Shipping from campus to the East

4 years ago / 0 comments

It is a quiet, sunny September morning and a full size shipping container is blocking the entrance to my house. A little over twenty men have gathered on a narrow campus road, forming a human chain into a ground floor bedroom next door. I look up into the rusting green … Read More

News | Students get behind trolleybus scheme

5 years ago / 0 comments

The University and Union have decided to support the controversial Trolleybus scheme. The £250 million project will be backed by LUU following a consultation with students. Leeds City Council proposed the scheme in the hope of reducing congestion, being quick, quieter and more environmentally friendly. The Trolleybus is a combination … Read More

News | Police crack down on legal high headshops

5 years ago / 0 comments

A city centre head shop has been raided as part of a clamp down on legal highs. Police seized a number of items from Dr Hermans on Victoria Lane including substances suspected to be under temporary banning. LS recently reported on the opening of the new Rude Boy headshop in … Read More

News | HOUSING CASE STUDY 3: Tenants turn up the heat

5 years ago / 0 comments

Students living at the Eldon Court accommodation opposite campus have expressed their anger after going days without heating. One current tenant told LS that an entire flat could have its electricity turned off unless everyone in the block paid their rent, dubbing the move “ridiculous”. A staff member for the … Read More

Features | How to make the most of your last semester

5 years ago / 0 comments

Let’s face it, you’re probably not going to get that first you claimed you’d get on that very first day. You’ve lost your air of plucky bravado and realised that you’re a small fish in a big pond now and after all, you want to enjoy your remaining days here. … Read More