Tag : Jonny Chard

University of Liverpool Labour Students “Tongue-in-Cheek” Call for Execution of Monarch Criticised

8 months ago / 0 comments

The University of Liverpool Labour Students have been condemned for a tweet which appeared to insinuate a desire to execute Queen Elizabeth II. Referring to the 369th anniversary of the execution of King Charles I, UoLLS tweeted ‘Happy #RegicideDay comrades! We did it once, we can do it once again.’ … Read More

Get Your Skates On, There’s An LUU Festive Surprise

10 months ago / 0 comments

As a little bonus for the festive season, Leeds University Union is bringing as ice rink to the Riley Smith Theatre. What makes the offer of taking to the ice on Tuesday 5th December even better, is that students will be able to do it for free. The rink, which … Read More

21-year-old Found Dead in Liberty Park Halls of Residence

10 months ago / 0 comments

A 21-year-old has been found dead inside Liberty Park halls of residence on Marlborough Street, near to the A58 and Kirkstall Road, just off Leeds city centre. A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “”Police were called to an address off Marlborough Street, Leeds at about 2.15pm today by the … Read More

Leeds Capital of Culture Bid Under Threat

10 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds’ bid to be European Capital of Culture looks to be in tatters after the European Commission told the UK government that a British city will not be allowed to host, following the Brexit vote. Cities across the UK, including Leeds, Belfast, Dundee, Milton Keynes and Nottingham, submitted their bids … Read More

University Adverts ‘Banned’ For Misleading Claims

10 months ago / 0 comments

Advertising guidelines for UK universities have been updated following a number of misleading claims made in university adverts concerning rankings, student satisfaction and graduate prospects. The University of Leicester, Falmouth University, University of East Anglia, University of West London, Teesside University and Strathclyde University have all been scrutinised and a … Read More

Leeds Voted Fifth Best City in Europe

10 months ago / 0 comments

Lonely Planet, one of the largest travel guide publishers in the world, has voted Leeds the fifth top city to visit in Europe in its ‘Best in Europe 2017’ guide. Leeds is credited for its hard work over the past few years at improving the city and making it an attractive … Read More

#ChristmasInLeeds with LeedsBID

11 months ago / 0 comments

Following the success of Christmas in Leeds last year, the LeedsBID (Leeds Business Improvement District) team have kicked off their calendar of #ChristmasInLeeds events for 2017, with the theme of ‘Winter Moments’. The aim for this year is to guide visitors and locals alike to parts of the city centre … Read More

University Refuses to Waive Fees Following Funding Scandal

11 months ago / 0 comments

Some of Nigeria’s brightest undergraduate students in the United Kingdom have had their funding withdrawn by the Nigerian government without their knowledge, leaving many facing deportation. The Nigerian High Commission confirmed that 152 students had been affected by the scandal, and stated that the bursary scheme had folded as a … Read More

Essay Cheats Face Major Crackdown

12 months ago / 0 comments

The universities watchdog has announced a tough clampdown on companies which help students cheat during their degrees. In an investigation last year by the Quality Assurance Agency, hundreds of companies were found to be producing work for students that would then be passed off as their own. Charges for services … Read More

Judge Refuses Wetherspoon’s Appeal

12 months ago / 0 comments

A judge has upheld the decision to refuse J D Wetherspoon an alcohol license for the grade-two listed Elinor Lupton Centre on Otley Road, Headingley. The long-running bid to turn the iconic building into a 500-capacity eatery took a further step backward after a Leeds Magistrates’ Court district judge sided … Read More