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Features | 'I went into labour the night before my exam'

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Trying to stay on top of deadlines is difficult for many students, but even more so with a baby to look after. This week LS talks to Kathleen Van Geete, a mother of two, about how being a mother spurred her on to get a degree.   What made you … Read More

Interview | Rebecca Taylor, MEP for Yorkshire and Humber

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“I don’t know a single person that’s done Erasmus that has afterwards thought it was a bad idea” Rebecca Taylor, MEP for Yorkshire and Humber, talks to us about her views on the new Erasmus+ scheme and why she thinks the UK still needs to push more to raise awareness of study abroad schemes. … Read More

Features | Brave new horizons with Erasmus+

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Following the news of the Erasmus+ scheme being given the green light at European Parliament, LS looks at how students will benefit from an expansion of the study abroad programme and what we can expect in the future.   Erasmus, often described as the best year of people’s lives, is a European-run scheme which allows … Read More

Features | Are letting agents and landlords exploiting students?

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Following a recent LS investigation into a landlord who wasn’t who he said he was, we investigate how much letting agents know about the properties they advertise and what students need to be wary of.   In Leeds approximately 27,000 students move into privately owned properties every year, scouring letting … Read More