Tag : campus

News | Gale-force winds cause damage on campus

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Students in Leeds may have been feeling under the weather today as gale-force winds caused mass disruption in many areas of the city. At midday winds reached 30 mph, while at their maximum strength gusts reached up to 80mph. Campus felt the full force of the weather, with the front … Read More

News | Calls for KPMG to be kicked off campus

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The multinational corporation KPMG has come under fire this week as trade unions call for a ban from campus. The complaints have been sparked by KPMG being appointed to review university services, reconstructing and outsourcing some areas in order to save money. The unions have complained that due to a … Read More

News | Weapons found in lost property

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Swords and a hammer are among the weapons being held in the University’s lost property store. The Samurai and Rapier swords are amongst a number of items collected from around campus. Also on the bizarre list of items is a metal flower and a diamond ring which also remains unclaimed. … Read More

News | Lucky escape for road accident victim

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A student narrowly escaped serious injury this week after she was hit by a car while crossing the road outside the Business School. History student Freya Potter was walking over the pedestrian crossing on Moorland Road with two friends when a car drove through a red light and struck her. … Read More

Features | The Living Wage: it’s only fair

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The University relies on its cleaners and other ancillary workers, but often they are employed by external companies without the same rights as university staff. LS looks at the latest developments on campus.   Crawling into the seminar room at 10am, possessions trailing behind and brain still suffering from over exposure to high levels of Fruity, … Read More

News | Breast cancer charity tells girls to cop a feel

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The Uni Boob Team were on campus this week sending texts to students reminding them to have a feel of their breasts. Recruitment stations were outside the Union on Wednesday October 9 where members of the Boob Team were giving out information about what to look out for when checking … Read More

News | Dominos worker arrested on campus

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A pizza promoter employed by the chain Domino’s, was arrested outside Leeds University Union last week. On Thursday September 26 the promoter, who was part of the extensive Dominos team deployed to Leeds during Freshers’ week, was approached by PC Matt Guy for swearing loudly. Despite introducing himself as a … Read More

Retail therapy? Say hello to Mary and Milly

6 years ago / 0 comments

In need of retail therapy? Look no further than campus.

Students condemn BAE on campus

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The University is facing increased pressure this week over its relationship with BAE Systems. An online petition and a Better University idea are both demanding all ties with the controversial weapons manufacturer are cut. Following a Leeds Student investigation into the involvement of arms dealers with the University, a petition … Read More

Security put brakes on bike theft

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25.01.13 Two people have been charged with attempted theft after being stopped by University security officers. The incident took place on the evening of January 11, when security staff disturbed two suspected thieves who were allegedy attempting to steal a bicycle. The officers, Wayne Robson, Stephen De’ath and Richard Day … Read More