Tag : Immigration

The Windrush Generation vs. Theresa May

5 months ago / 0 comments

Recently, a scandal between the Prime Minister and the Caribbean community in Britain has emerged due to the continuation of a hostile environment for those considered illegal immigrants. The current situation has even involved the forced removal of migrants who have lived in the UK for most of their lives. … Read More

LGBTQ+ Asylum Seeking: An Unrecognised Struggle

11 months ago / 0 comments

The rights afforded to us as citizens in one of the leading countries in the Western world, the UK, are often taken for granted. We forget that rights have not been afforded to us since the beginning of time; the battles for abortion rights, the right to vote, human rights, … Read More

Blaming immigrants? What a total Hunt!

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last week’s announcement from the government, that the NHS will now charge foreign patients upfront for non-emergency treatment, is the latest display of scapegoating immigrants for the problems the NHS faces by the Tories. NHS England finds itself with a £22bn ‘black hole’ in its budget for the next five … Read More

Diversity is crucial within the workplace

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from Themocracy.com) Speak to any finance student about investments and two things are likely to be said: If they’re honest, they’ll have no clue what you should invest in. They’ll tell you that putting all your money in one company is a recipe for disaster. You have to diversify … Read More

Thousands march on Yarl’s Wood

2 years ago / 0 comments

Campaigners from across the UK protested at the immigration removal centre in Bedfordshire on Saturday, December 4, demanding that the detention centre be shut down. The centre, which mainly holds women and children, is one of 13 such centres in the UK and is operated by Serco, a private company … Read More

Phishing scams target students

2 years ago / 0 comments

More observant students may be aware that screens around campus have been encouraging vigilance when online and answering the phone. The messages are in response to known new phishing schemes that target students, particularly those from abroad. The Gryphon contacted the university for more information. A University of Leeds spokesperson … Read More

Keeping up with the Khans: It’s a case of us and them

3 years ago / 0 comments

Channel 4’s new documentary series, Keeping Up With the Khans, explores issues raised by foreign immigration in Page Hall, a Sheffield suburb. With the huge refugee crisis bringing thousands of migrants to British shores, the topic of immigration is certainly a hot one that has caused considerable debate, many dubbing … Read More

My Case, My Journey – stories of Leeds women in migrant communities

4 years ago / 0 comments

A new exhibition giving an insight into the experiences and cultural heritages of Leeds’ international women is to be showcased from today. ‘My Case, My Journey’ will open its doors in The MillSpace at Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills from the 5th of March to the 30th of May … Read More

News | Chancellor criticises drop in Indian students

4 years ago / 0 comments

The University Chancellor has called for more Indian students following a ‘dramatic drop’ in their number at Leeds. Broadcaster and peer, Melvyn Bragg criticised ‘clumsy visa changes’ and limited opportunities for international students to remain in the UK after studying, adding, “As we close our doors to these brilliant young … Read More

Features | Where have all the International students gone?

4 years ago / 0 comments

With the number of international students studying at UK Universities decreasing in recent years, Joseph Birch investigates where all the international students have gone and why they’re staying away.   A report by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has revealed that numbers of International and EU students … Read More