Tag : jack palmer

Professor Dame Jane Francis announced as new Chancellor

11 months ago / 0 comments

Director of the British Antarctic Survey, Professor Dame Jane Francis, has been announced as the new Chancellor of the University of Leeds. She succeeds Melvyn Bragg  who stepped down this year, after 17 years in office. She was appointed by the University’s Court on Friday 8 December, having been nominated by … Read More

Exec-tly What We Need

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Student Exec are elected every year to represent your views and improve your student experience Jack Palmer – Union Affairs What is your role? My role is to chair our Board of Trustees and ensure that our money is being well spent in our building and services. I also work … Read More

Welfare at Leeds: Accessible LUU

2 years ago / 0 comments

Your Union Affairs Officer Jack Palmer writes about all the vents going on across Leeds as part of Disabled Access Day, as well as discussing how the Union Upgrade is affecting students right here at LUU. This weekend, 10th-12th March, there is a range of events, activities and talks taking … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Time to sort out our block grant

2 years ago / 0 comments

Jack Palmer is running to be reelected for Union Affairs Officer, here are his views on LUU’s measly block grant. In 2015-16, the University of Leeds spent £4,005,000 on ‘Printing, stationary and office expenses’. In the same year, they gave only £2,525,000 in their grant to the Students’ Union. Last … Read More

Leeds University and LUU sign joint letter on TEF

2 years ago / 0 comments

Sir Alan Langlands, Vice Chancellor of Leeds University, alongside LUU Union Affairs Officer Jack Palmer and Education Officer Melissa Owusu have formally signed a statement which both supports and criticises different aspects of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the government’s new Education bill. While they applaud the Bill’s intentions of … Read More

Meet your new student exec

2 years ago / 0 comments

Jack Palmer Union Affairs Which of your initiatives are you most excited about? Student engagement – that’s what I ran on and it’s still what I’m most excited about. I think when I ran, only 46% of students knew what the forums were and that’s not good enough. I want … Read More