Tag : closures

Marks and Spencer: Shake up or shut down?

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : meetinleeds.co.uk) As a business founded in our beloved Leeds, it is shocking to receive reports of Marks and Spencer’s profit loss of 88%. Michael Marks, a Polish migrant founded the dominant high street brand in 1884, setting up his ‘penny bazaar’ of pegs and buttons at the … Read More

Campus Watch: Wits University reopens following student protests

2 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Witwatersand (Wits), South Africa has reopened after student demonstrations forced its closure last week. Nationwide protests calling for free education have highlighted the continuing sense of inequality felt by many black students, more than two decades after the end of apartheid. Many universities were forced to either … Read More

News | Exec member in graduation stunt against course closures

5 years ago / 0 comments

LUU Welfare Officer Charlotte Warner has protested against the closure of School of Healthcare courses during her graduation ceremony today. Warner collected her Nursing degree wearing a sign that read “save healthcare courses”. Earlier, she had encouraged fellow graduates to sign Christmas cards for Vice Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands with … Read More

News | School of Healthcare facing closures

5 years ago / 0 comments

Six areas of the School of Healthcare are in danger of closing, despite outrage from trade unions. A review by the University has recommended that six out of the eight disciplines in the School of Healthcare close. Pharmacy, Audiology, Cardiac Physiology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Diagnostic Radiography, and Social Work all … Read More