Tag : Euan Hammond

Free Community Shop for refugees to open in Hyde Park

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LUU’s Leave Leeds Tidy campaigners are working alongside the Leeds Community Project to provide free essential items to those in need this summer. Students are being encouraged to donate unwanted items to the Free Community Shop which will open on the 3rd and 6th of July at All Hallows Church. The … Read More

Police confirm Leeds Beckett student died in Manchester bombing

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Police have confirmed that Courtney Boyle, 19, died in the terror attack on Manchester Arena. The Leeds Beckett University student was reported missing following the bomb blast at the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night. Miss Boyle attended the concert with her mother’s partner, 32-year-old Phil Tron. His death has … Read More

University of Leeds considering introducing module on Black British History

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The University of Leeds is considering developing a Black British History module, believed to be the first of its kind at a Russell Group university in the United Kingdom. If the module does go ahead, it could be available to students in the School of History within the next few academic years. Students … Read More

Campus Watch: Japanese Princess to study at University of Leeds from September

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Princess Kako, granddaughter of the Japanese Emperor, is set to study at Leeds from September. The 22 year old princess is the youngest daughter of Prince Fumihito and Princess Kiko. Kako is set to spend 10 months studying at Leeds as part of an exchange program with Tokyo’s International Christian … Read More

Leeds Ball line-up announced

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LUU have announced the acts that will be performing at this year’s Leeds Ball. Sigma and Kurupt FM are set to headline the event. Five separate stages will host a wide variety of genres from Dancehall to Drum and bass. Featured local and national artists include: Applebum, Reggae Roast, The … Read More

Will TEF take effect?

2 years ago / 0 comments

House of Lords votes to cut ties between TEF and fees. The House of Lords has passed an amendment to the government’s imminent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) that disallows any link between teaching standards and set tuition fees. The ruling is a major defeat for the government, blocking an element … Read More

Big cat on the moors?

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Leeds Uni student supposedly spots a big cat on Ilkley Moor Leeds student Billy Holmes was walking on Ilkley Moor when he sighted what he believes was a “huge cat” (circled) on the Cow and Calf Rocks – and managed to snap its picture. Billy described the moment when he … Read More

Campus Watch: Cardiff Met accused of free speech censorship after publishing “Guide to Inclusive Language”

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Cardiff Metropolitan University has come under heavy criticism after their new “cultural diversity” policies have extended to prohibiting certain “out dated” or sexist phrases. The list, including terms like “sportsmanship”, “gentleman’s agreement” and “mankind”, provides more inclusive synonyms that are recommended to be used instead. CMU states that the guide … Read More

Student forum proposals put to panel

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LUU votes unanimously to reject the NSS boycott, as well as to introduce compulsory equality and diversity training for all committees. Leeds students put forward the leading forum proposals to a random panel of students at Thursday’s Better University Forum. The forum, attended by idea proposers, student exec and school … Read More

Police warn of deadly drugs in Leeds

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West Yorkshire Police have issued a warning over a potentially lethal strain of heroin discovered in the Leeds area. A batch of the illegal Class-A opiate reported to police could be strong enough to kill. Police are telling drug users to dispose of any heroine purchased recently to avoid fatalities. … Read More