Tag : foi

Vice-Chancellors Under Fire For Expenses

10 months ago / 0 comments

Following two years of research and hundreds of freedom of information requests (FOIs), Channel 4’s Dispatches programme uncovered the extraordinary sums of money paid as expenses to Britain’s university vice chancellors. Given the ongoing strikes by lecturers over drastic changes to their pensions, as well as the large fees paid … Read More

‘Unprecedented Demand’ Left University Counselling Service ‘Booked Up’ From 7th November

11 months ago / 0 comments

Freedom of Information [FoI] requests from the Leeds Student Medical Practice, reveal that University Counselling informed the practice that the service was booked up until the end of the term (8th December). Students were not told to stop accessing the service but advised of the waiting times. Previous FoI requests … Read More

News | Alcohol to blame for hospitalized students

5 years ago / 0 comments

Student admittances to A&E for alcohol-related emergencies almost doubled over the course of last year, an LS Freedom of Information request has uncovered. Between the April to June (Q2) and July and August (Q3) 2013, the number of students who ended up in Leeds General Infirmary A&E due to alcohol … Read More

Uni receives money from arms dealers

6 years ago / 0 comments

23.11.12 Leeds University has received nearly £1m from companies involved in the arms trade. On the back of a Freedom of Information (FOI) request the University was asked to provide information about the amount of money they received from military institutions. The response indicated that the University had received £876,418 … Read More