Tag : leeds university

Union votes "yes" to Al-Quds University twinning

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University of Leeds students have voted yes to a referendum to twin with Al-Quds University in Palestine. The results of the referendum were as follows: 1161 people voted in favour of the motion, 851 people voted against the motion and 23 people abstained from voting. In the run up to … Read More

Leeds named as The Times’ Entrepreneurial University of the Year

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The University of Leeds has won the Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award in this year’s Times Higher Education Awards. The achievement was announced this week and comes as a result of the university’s decision to adopt ‘enterprise’ as one of the four pillars of its strategy, and as one … Read More

University Announce £57m Surplus

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The University’s Annual Report and Accounts has been revealed in the University of Leeds has made a surplus of £57 million in the 2014-2015 financial year, an increase of £18 million compared to 2013-2014. The University’s accounts were boosted by a £15 million one off-benefit from an exceptional tax credit … Read More

Woman Hit by Bus Outside Parkinson Building

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A 19-year old woman has been hit by a bus outside the Parkinson Building. The accident occurred at 4pm, and the girl was taken to Leeds General Infirmary. The extent of her injuries is not yet known. The incident caused traffic delays on Woodhouse Lane. We will update this story … Read More

Ezra Furman @ Stylus 21/10

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Ezra Furman looks great in a skirt. And string of pearls. And blue hair. Assembling with “The Boyfriends”, this feisty Canadian graced the stage in Stylus on Wednesday night. Elegantly scuttling on with his band – a mishmash of burly musicians – Furman uttered a meek “Good Evening”, and then … Read More

Get Involved: Societies

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No matter what you listen to you‘ll find a society for you.   The Jazz and Blues society couldn’t be more perfect for anyone who is a fan of those genres! Ranging from the musically gifted, to those who just like to groove to a good tune, everyone is welcome! … Read More

Hundreds say ‘No’ through Disco: Hype The Park: Boogie Not Blame photojournal

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Yesterday evening in the drizzling twilight, the shadowy streets that frame Woodhouse Moor were transformed as several hundred women danced their way around the park together to form a glittering, girl-power fuelled, collective disco, in protest against sexual assault. In the light of the recent bout of sexual assaults in … Read More

Trespass establishes intrigue and pulls the audience slowly in

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Trespass is an original theatre piece conceived, written and produced entirely by the Wonky Spoon Theatre Company, in conjunction with the Little Leeds Fringe. Performed in stage@leeds’ Alec Clegg Room (a smaller, more intimate venue adjunct to the main stage), the more compacted space provided the perfect venue to compliment … Read More

Is this the weirdest poster in the Union?

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A poster featuring a picture of a pigeon entitled ‘HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BIRD?’ has been spotted by the Union entrance on Tuesday night. An image of the plea was posted on Twitter by Politics and Parliamentary Studies student, Rachel Megan Barker. According to ‘Jeff’, the undersigned author of the … Read More

The Pancake Diaries

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Features Editor Brigitte Phillips has set herself a challenge — to enter into filling her pancake-shaped void like she never has before. Tune in to see her hourly updates in meeting her challenge of consuming 24 pancakes over a 24 hour period. 12:30 am, Tuesday 17th February 2015 It is … Read More