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University suspends digital check-in for second semester

2 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has announced in an email to all students that digital check-in will no longer be available for the second semester of the 2016-17 year. Schools will be reverting back to a paper-based system instead. The email states: ‘A decision has been made to suspend digital attendance monitoring.  Although … Read More

“Varsity could be cancelled” following rowdy behaviour

2 years ago / 0 comments

A University official has warned that the future of Varsity could be in danger following disorderly behaviour at the men’s rugby final last Wednesday. Headingley Stadium has handed out a string of £1,000 fines to students who ran on to the pitch on the night of the game. Police are … Read More

News | Cleric's visit cancelled following homophobic rant

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Islamic society has been forced to cancel a talk at the University by a Muslim cleric who has been labelled homophobic. Mufti Ismail Menk, who was scheduled to give a talk at the University on November 11, described same sex acts as “filthy” and “wrong” and has been recorded … Read More

Union cancels Petting Zoo

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Union has cancelled its planned Petting Zoo, amid concerns about animal welfare. The event – which was due to take place next week – was to be part of a ‘Space to Relax’ campaign, designed to help students unwind during the busy exam period. Students have responded with disappointment … Read More

Snow start to new semester

6 years ago / 0 comments

Students have been left with even more time on their hands than usual after scores of lectures were cancelled due to the snow. Two days of heavy snowfall in and around Leeds forced the University to set up a ‘snow-feed’ on Twitter to notify students that their classes were no … Read More