Tag : Jonny Chard

Leeds Academics Announce Strike Action

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Staff at the University of Leeds have announced a three-day strike next week, from Wednesday 11th to Friday 13th October. Many Leeds academics are taking part, in a dispute over employment procedures. Members of the University and College Union (UCU) argue that management is adding new dismissal policy that would … Read More

Police Appeal for Information after Woodhouse Sexual Assaults

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Detectives from West Yorkshire Police are looking for a man thought to be behind two sexual assaults on women in the Woodhouse area of Leeds last week. The attacks took place in the early hours of Tuesday 26 September. One woman, 21, was grabbed and pushed into a bus stop … Read More

Council Calls For Uber-Strict Regulation

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Leeds City Council has called for stricter regulations around taxi licensing, after Uber was refused a new license in the capital, by Transport for London. The taxi company, used by over 3.5 million people and 40,000 drivers in London, was described as “not fit and proper” to operate, with London … Read More

Leeds Gets Top Ten Spot for First Time

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The University of Leeds has secured a place in the top 10 universities in the UK, in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The overall 2018 rankings are based on a range of metrics and, after being named University of the Year by the guide last … Read More

Exec-tly What We Need

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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

News Round Up

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The Gryphon Wins Best Media Society at NSA 2017 The Gryphon was voted the ‘Best Media Society’ at this year’s National Societies Awards.  The ceremony, which took place in the Crowne Plaza in Nottingham, saw The Gryphon receive the accolade as a society that has ‘consistently across the year delivered the best media … Read More

LUU At Renovation Station

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Leeds University Union has undergone large-scale renovations as part of campus-wide development to buildings and facilities.  The aim of the Union upgrade has been to refurbish cafés, bars and shops within the building, in addition to improving accessibility to all facilities and venues. Lifts and ramps have been added, all … Read More

Former Leeds Beckett Students’ Union President Convicted of Assault

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Joe Murray, the president of Leeds Beckett University Union for 2016/17, has been convicted of assault following a lengthy investigation. Murray had been charged with two counts of assault by beating and a third of coercive behaviour and was due to stand trial at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on September 1. … Read More

Tuition fees in England are now the highest in the world

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According to new analysis by the Student Loan Calculator website, domestic university tuition fees in England are now the highest in the world. The average annual cost of £9,188 now exceeds that of the average domestic student at a public university in the United States, who pays the equivalent of … Read More