Tag : finances

Impulse Buying: Have you Fallen Victim to our Culture of Consumption?

1 month ago / 0 comments

Has your bank account crawled out of the Black Friday sales as a shadow of its former self? If so, don’t worry – you’re not alone! A recent survey found that on average British people planned to spend a whole £220 on Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales this year. … Read More

News | VC wages increase as Uni surplus drops

5 years ago / 0 comments

The wage of the Vice Chancellor has increased from £318,000 to £325,000 while the University’s overall surplus has decreased by more than half. A report on University finances has revealed a surplus of £20 million for the last financial year – £27m lower than last year – despite a 2 … Read More

News | Express Yourself campaign still short of target

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Union’s Express Yourself campaign has so far reached just under 10 per cent of students. The campaign, which encourages students to voice their opinion on issues important to them, was launched on November 1 with the stated intention of getting “over 4,000″ students involved. At the time of going … Read More

Union spends thousands on Leadership Race

6 years ago / 0 comments

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