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Leeds No.1 For Media Graduates

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Leeds has been named the No.1 University for graduates working in the media according to a survey by LinkedIn. The poll was based on how successful recent graduates have been in landing desirable jobs in the media. Leeds beat other top Universities to land the top spot, including Oxford which … Read More

Why You’ll Regret Sleeping With Your Flatmate

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Daniella is a fourth year studying Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Thought. As fancy as that may sound she is in fact a simple soul; some of her favourite past times being downing a bottle of wine in good company, watching repeats of The O.C. and frolicking in the sea. She was … Read More

Police continue to probe deaths of student backpackers as friends pay tribute

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Tributes have continued to pour in for the two British backpackers found dead last week on a beach on the Thai island of Koh Tao, one of whom was University of Leeds graduate David Miller. Miller and University of Essex student Hannah Witheridge were found dead in the early hours … Read More

News| Cuts to Disabled Students’ Allowance postponed

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Planned cuts to the Disabled Students’ Allowance have been postponed until 2016-17. The postponement was announced by Greg Clark, the Universities and Science minister, this morning. The changes, originally unveiled by then universities minister David Willetts in April, were due to come in for the 2015-16 academic year. At the … Read More

News| Leeds student and youngest double lung transplant patient Ayesha Ahmed passes away

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Ayesha Ahmed, a Chemical and Nuclear Engineering student at Leeds University died on the 25th July after developing pneumonia. The 21-year-old from Newcastle had suffered from rare Wegener’s Disease throughout her early life which caused her severe breathing difficulties. For most of nine years she relied on an oxygen machine 24-hours-a-day, … Read More

News| Sanitary product prices drop in the Union

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LUU are pledging to help students save by reducing the price of sanitary products. Essentials, the Union’s sanitary products stockist, will reduce the costs of sanitary protection under the new measure, which will see customers save up to 90p on a tampon, pantyliner or sanitary towel purchase. Price drops will … Read More

Former Leeds University student detained in Tajikistan

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Leeds University alumnus Alexander Sodiqov is being detained in Tajikstan for allegedly partaking in espionage and treason. Sodiqov was undertaking the research into conflict prevention in the region as part of a contract with the University of Exeter until he was detained on June 16th. Pressure from the academic community … Read More

News | Leeds University Student named among MH17 passenger victims

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Maths and Finance undergraduate at the University of Leeds Richard Mayne has been named as one of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Eastern Ukraine on Thursday. Mayne was one of ten Britons confirmed to be on board by Malaysia Airlines. He is reported to have been … Read More

Photojournal | Shipping from campus to the East

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It is a quiet, sunny September morning and a full size shipping container is blocking the entrance to my house. A little over twenty men have gathered on a narrow campus road, forming a human chain into a ground floor bedroom next door. I look up into the rusting green … Read More

News | UPDATE: Funding crisis stops LS printing

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LS is in a funding crisis and we value our readers and thank all those who have come out in support of the paper. Our front page story was read and edited by two Union trustees prior to print. The initial statement put out by LUU was done without consultation … Read More