Tag : graduation

University Poised To Introduce GPA System

7 months ago / 0 comments

Following participation in a successful Higher Education Academy pilot scheme, The University of Leeds is considering the possibility of introducing a grade point average system. The GPA system would run concurrently with the traditional degree classification system, but where the latter does not consider first year grades in its final marks, the GPA system does. Whilst possible timings for … Read More

The Botanist – Perfect for that post-graduation meal

1 year ago / 0 comments

If you’re searching for that perfect graduation meal, then look no further than The Botanist… Deciding where to go for your post-graduation meal is a challenging task. Even if your parents insist it’s your choice, when mum hates Thai food and Dad isn’t a big fan of Italian, finding somewhere … Read More

Standing at the crossroads

2 years ago / 0 comments

As a final year university student, I find myself at a crossroads – hundreds of paths forking off in different directions each one offering me a different future and a different life. Spinning around with no idea what path I should venture down leads to huge feelings of confusion and … Read More

“Trying to establish a career in Tory Britain feels a bit like being in the Hunger Games”

2 years ago / 0 comments

One month and six days. That’s how long until I finish my degree and I am done with education forever. One month and six days to sort my life out. But my biggest worry isn’t my final exams. It’s not my increasingly urgent dissertation. It’s not even what I’m going … Read More

Leeds No.1 For Media Graduates

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds has been named the No.1 University for graduates working in the media according to a survey by LinkedIn. The poll was based on how successful recent graduates have been in landing desirable jobs in the media. Leeds beat other top Universities to land the top spot, including Oxford which … Read More

Food | Gastronaut’s Greatest Hits – Ideal for graduation dining

4 years ago / 0 comments

Stuck for where to take the family to celebrate never having to pull another all-nighter? Gastronaut looks back at its greatest hits to bring you the best in graduation dining. Blackhouse, Grill on the Square – A more upmarket offering with a live jazz band and a bill a little … Read More

Features | Five reasons graduation isn't that bad

5 years ago / 0 comments

Graduation is a mere four months away. As the days and nights roll by in a haze of study sessions, coffee breaks and hangovers, July comes like a mirage emerging from the Gobi desert. Fear not, the end of uni does not mean the end of your youth. Be careful … Read More

News | Low prospects for Leeds graduates

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds is one of the worst universities for graduate employment in the Russell Group. The Complete University Guide.co.uk has listed the university 36th on its list of top Universities for graduate prospects for further study or employment six months after leaving University. Leeds University’s ranking in graduate prospects placed it … Read More

News | Unfair uni stops you graduating

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has hit out at the University as being “unfair” and “unreasonable” for stopping students with outstanding debts from graduating. The Leeds University library website states: “If you are in debt to the University you may not be able to graduate”. Nisha Arora, Senior Director in … Read More

Blogs | I'm Not Ready To Turn 20

5 years ago / 0 comments

Last week I reached another milestone in my life, it wasn’t anything exciting like skydiving for the first time, it was turning 20. I was a teenager for 9 long years so I had grown attached to the feeling of being a teenager. My most recent birthday robbed me of … Read More