Tag : funding

Shot in The Arm for British Sport

3 years ago / 0 comments

THE Chancellor’s Autumn Statement may have revealed future hardship for students and recent graduates, but for sport throughout Britain, it’s a different story. UK Sport, the UK’s largest sports charity which distributes public money to elite sport, has been granted a 29% increase in funding.   This is good news – … Read More

Uni pledges £100m to attract top profs

4 years ago / 0 comments

The University has pledged to invest £100 million in its biggest ever recruitment drive. The scheme will fund 250 fellowships for researchers to start a career in academics at Leeds. Successful applicants will pursue a five-year training programme leading to a position as associate professor, pursuing research and contributing to … Read More

News | UPDATE: Funding crisis stops LS printing

5 years ago / 0 comments

LS is in a funding crisis and we value our readers and thank all those who have come out in support of the paper. Our front page story was read and edited by two Union trustees prior to print. The initial statement put out by LUU was done without consultation … Read More

News | UPDATE: Funding crisis stops LS printing

5 years ago / 0 comments

Following the response to our front page article, LS has decided to clarify issues brought to light through misrepresentation on social media and conflicting statements. LS is in a funding crisis and we value our readers and thank all those who have come out in support of the paper. Our … Read More

News | Hundreds come out in support of LS

5 years ago / 0 comments

Hundreds have come out in support of LS on Twitter, following the news that the paper will no longer be able to print due to lack of funding. Many people have commented on the importance of student papers, with theology student Anna Skerratt claiming the funding issue was “an utter disgrace”. … Read More

News | Funding crisis stops LS printing

5 years ago / 0 comments

LS will no longer be able to print, due to a lack of funding. This week members of the society were informed that the target set by LUU to cover printing costs had fallen short by £5,200 and therefore should cease printing. LS is currently partially funded by LUU and partially … Read More

News | HistSoc bag £5k in competition

5 years ago / 0 comments

History Society has won £5,000 in RateMyPlacement’s ‘National Society Showcase’ competition. The competition had four rounds, including a YouTube video round for students to display their marketing talents. Leeds HistSoc’s committee got the most people to sign up to RateMyPlacement, also winning a £100 bar tab bonus. The committee were … Read More

News | New Vice Chancellor talks to LS

5 years ago / 0 comments

LS speaks to the new Vice Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands What will you do differently to the last VC? I think Vice Chancellors are sort of temporary stewards of Universities and each one makes some sort of different contribution. He [Michael Arthur] made a strong contribution, in the way that … Read More

News | University launches new resource for researchers

5 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has launched a new service for researchers, staff and students looking for research funding. The service, which is called Research Funding, provides support and strategic planning for those looking for financial backing. It also has information on relevant funding opportunities within the UK, EU and internationally, … Read More

Art | Farewell, Old Flo!

6 years ago / 0 comments

After braving the elements in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park for the last fifteen years, the colossal Henry Moore sculpture ‘Draped Seated Woman’, although commonly known as ‘Old Flo’, is facing a controversial move. The sculpture has been reclaimed by its owner, the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, who plans to … Read More