Tag : financial

Bitcoin: Over-emphasised Or Over-Criticised?

10 months ago / 0 comments

The dizzying heights of bitcoin’s mid-December valuation in 2017 at $17,900 per coin has proven impossible to maintain, slipping down to a figure below $14,000 within the space of a week. Just this month, the most prominent of cryptocurrencies dropped to almost half of its peak value, slumping to a … Read More

Trouble in Paradise: Avoidance, Evasion and Offshore Accounts

12 months ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon shines a light on the latest leak of British celebrities hiding their wealth in offshore funds and exposing the most vulnerable in society. On the 5th November 2017, millions of documents were made public relating to offshore investments. Named ‘The Paradise Papers’, these leaks revealed the private financial affairs of … Read More

News | Union's financial deficit exposed

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Union’s almost £230,000 financial deficit was revealed this week at the charity’s Annual General Meeting. Chris Martin, an external financial adviser, confirmed that the number of new students starting at the University has fallen by 12 per cent in the last academic year, 7 per cent higher than the … Read More

News | Syrian students seek extra support

5 years ago / 0 comments

Syrian students have voiced their dismay at the support being offered to them by the University and the Union. Despite Leeds waiving or deferring some tuition fees, they also need financial aid for accommodation. Privately funded students, also affected by the ongoing conflict in their country, have complained that they … Read More