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Sanctuary Scholarships Set to Launch

9 months ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds was recently pleased to announce that it will be offering Sanctuary Scholarships for forced migrants to the UK, in an effort to make a university education more accessible for asylum seekers and refugees. The scholarship, which applies to eligible students intending to complete an undergraduate, postgraduate or … Read More

UCU Strikes Set To End As Agreement Reached

10 months ago / 0 comments

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are expected to return to work on Wednesday after the union and the Universities UK (UUK) group reached an agreement over pensions. Despite over 35 meetings of the Joint Negotiating Committee since the start of 2017, no agreement had been reached before … Read More

In Leeds music we trust: society fundraiser helps bring music to the disadvantaged

2 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds’ Music Impact in the Community society (LUUMIC) is running a charity fundraiser event in collaboration with a local Leeds charity ‘Leeds Music Trust,’ which aims to bring music to underprivileged communities. The driving power of the charity is that music is a powerful, connecting force which … Read More

News | Union employee walks miles in son's memory

5 years ago / 0 comments

Union employee Andrea Kerslake walked 82 miles on the Dales Way last week in memory of her two year old son Elliot, who tragically died earlier this year. Together with several friends, Andrea, who works in the Student Advice Centre, walked for five and a half days to raise funds … Read More