Tag : Investment

Leeds University announces £7 million investment into pig research

2 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds University has unveiled plans of a £7 million investment into Pig Research alongside the government-funded Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Livestock (CIEL). The majority of the funding will be provided by the university and will enable Yorkshire to become one of the leading places in Europe for pig research. … Read More

Leeds Southbank Getting a Revamp

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : Southbankleeds.co.uk) Chances are, you’ve rarely ventured to the industrial South of Leeds, perhaps only on a night out to Beaver Works or if you were blessed with the opportunity to live in Liberty Dock in first year. But this could all be set to change. City planners … Read More

University Investment Breaches Long-standing ‘Policy’

3 years ago / 0 comments

An investigation by The Gryphon has found that the University of Leeds has invested £749,822 in tobacco giant Altria, against University policy, alongside investments in several other controversial businesses as part of the University’s multi-million pound investment portfolio. Investments in Altria, the company that produces popular cigarette brands such as … Read More

£200M to be spent on campus improvements

4 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds is planning to spend more than £200m on several building refurbishments mostly starting next year. A large amount of this estimated figure is to be spent on refurbishing the Edward Boyle Library, which will boast new facilities such as larger teaching rooms and more flexible study … Read More