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News | Your next LS candidates interviewed

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MAX BRUGES Why do you want to be LS Editor? It’s not too bold to say that I’m the person who best knows the paper. Having worked in both News and Culture, I know that it’s a tough job but I’ve stepped up to the plate and had a really … Read More

News | Exec member opts out of green pledge for paperless campaign

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All candidates going for the role of Community Officer in the Union’s Leadership Race are going paperless with their campaigns, apart from the current officer, who is re-running. Dami Adebayo, one of the candidates, said the policy will involve “no printing, no photocopying, and no plastering the Union with paper … Read More

News | LS holds the Exec to account

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LS questions the Exec on what they have and haven’t achieved this year. Alice Smart Education Officer Do you think lecture podcasts affects attendance?  There was the odd lecturer making these claims. They’re there because everyone learns in different ways, and not everyone learns best reading through lecture notes, it … Read More

News | Students forget the Exec

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Half of students cannot identify the six Exec members who run the Union, an LS survey reveals. 20 per cent of students could recognise the six elected Union leaders as the Exec without being able to name them individually, while 1 in 4 did not recognise the Exec at all. … Read More

News | Students submit ideas to improve campus

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Ideas submitted by students for changing the city and campus include longer opening hours at the Edge, an end to discrimination against women in nightclubs and lockers in the Union building. The ideas are set to be voted on in a forum on October 28 when a panel of 16 … Read More

Leeds shops offer sanctuary to scared students

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 The Union Exec has helped launch spaces in the city where students in danger can take refuge. The ‘Safe Spaces’ project is using a variety of Leeds landmarks to give students a recognisable place where they can seek help. Participants include the student unions of Leeds University, Leeds Metropolitan and … Read More

Union spends thousands on Leadership Race

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It has been revealed that the Union spends thousands of pounds on advertising for the Leadership Race elections each year. This year, the Union has spent £7,000 encouraging students to vote for the new student Executive and Leeds Student Editor, a sum that would take an Essentials worker 1,400 hours … Read More

Leadership Race 2013: Candidate Question Time

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On Wednesday, the Union hosted the annual Candidates’ Question Time event. The debate, hosted by LSTV’s Andrew Seddon, provided a platform for students running in this year’s Leadership Race to express their views and answer questions. Candidates are running for one of six positions in the student Executive as well … Read More

Officer’s idea branded ‘undemocratic’

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Students have branded an idea put forward by the Union’s Affairs Officer “undemocratic”. Antony Haddley has proposed that the Better Union Forum, where such ideas are voted on, should only assemble when there are at least two submissions, unless the matter is considered urgent. Hester Dart, a Second Year History … Read More

Leadership race kicks off

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A record number of students have nominated themselves to run the Union. Students having been putting themselves forward since December for one of the six Student Executive roles: Activities Officer, Education Officer, Union Affairs Officer, Community Officer, Welfare Officer and Equality and Diversity Officer. The Union has confirmed that 63 … Read More