Tag : Laidlaw Library

Libraries Are For Studying, Not For Snacking

12 months ago / 0 comments

At first thought, the introduction of snacks into the library may sound like a good thing. Many universities around the UK are more lax than Leeds about the consumption of food and drink. York, for instance, allows drinks and cold food, whereas our libraries limit us to bottled water only. … Read More

Leeds University collects over £200,000 in library fines

2 years ago / 0 comments

Over the past three years, The University of Leeds has collected over £211,000 in library fines from overdue books. In this time, universities across Yorkshire have received more than £600,000 in library fines. The total collected at Leeds University was the highest, followed by Leeds Beckett which received nearly £150,000, … Read More

Halo may ‘intimidate students’ warns Uni

4 years ago / 0 comments

Popular nightclub Halo has been criticised for plans to expand the venue, with officials warning that students using the 24-hour library next door would be ‘intimidated’ by clubbers. A planning application to extend opening hours from 3.30am to 6am, as well as adding two outdoor bars to the club, has … Read More

News | VC wages increase as Uni surplus drops

5 years ago / 0 comments

The wage of the Vice Chancellor has increased from £318,000 to £325,000 while the University’s overall surplus has decreased by more than half. A report on University finances has revealed a surplus of £20 million for the last financial year – £27m lower than last year – despite a 2 … Read More