Tag : funding

Uni awarded share of £60m funding

6 years ago / 0 comments

23.11.12 Business Secretary Vince Cable has launched an initiative which will see Leeds University granted a £2.3 million share of a £60 million national investment fund. Leeds is one of 31 universities across the UK to be awarded an Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) by the Engineering and Physical Science Research … Read More

POLL: Should the University accept money from tax avoiders?

6 years ago / 0 comments

In light of Leeds Student’s most recent front pages, do you think it’s acceptable for the University to take money from tax avoiders? Read our front page on Lord Laidlaw’s donations here Read our Comment on dubious donors here

Athletes A-Pauled by Post Olympic Cuts

6 years ago / 0 comments

This week Britain’s marathon superstar Paula Radcliffe had her national lottery funding cut. The 38 year old confessed that with her ongoing decline in performance she was unsurprised by the cut but it is a stark reminder to a post-Olympic Britain that only excellence is enough. This summer Team GB … Read More

Tax dodging donor gives cash to Uni

6 years ago / 0 comments

  The University has received huge amounts of money from a ‘sex addict’ who avoids an estimated £50million in tax every year. Last week, Leeds Student exposed the University’s connection with alleged paedophile Jimmy Savile. In November 2011 Lord Laidlaw gave a £1.15 million donation to fund two scholarship schemes … Read More