Tag : leeds university

Features | The Living Wage: it’s only fair

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The University relies on its cleaners and other ancillary workers, but often they are employed by external companies without the same rights as university staff. LS looks at the latest developments on campus.   Crawling into the seminar room at 10am, possessions trailing behind and brain still suffering from over exposure to high levels of Fruity, … Read More

Sport | Black History Month – Has enough changed in football?

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As much as we would all like to think of racism in sport – and particularly football – as a thing of the past, it is still a prevalent feature of the game. A range of sources including managers, players and journalists all recall it was worse 30 years ago. … Read More

Comment | Slobs, Snobs and Bigoted Banter

5 years ago / 0 comments

In principle, the idea of Varsity seems like a fantastic event; collaboration on such a scale with our neighbours down the hill is a rare occurrence and it’s a great opportunity for student sports clubs and athletes to showcase their talent and make less sporty students proud. In fact it … Read More

Music | Talking to – Skaters

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The early millennium that saw the likes of The Libertines et al dominating the alternative music scene may well be dead and gone but it seems that new kids on the block SKATERS are set to revive the scuzzy, lo-fi, indie rock sound that left a gaping void in the … Read More

Sport | Varsity – In pictures

5 years ago / 0 comments

LS Head of Photography Leo Garbutt brings together the best images of the day from the LS Photo Editor team. Above: women’s Lacrosse @ 3G Pitch (Sam Broadley); below: women’s Rugby Union @ HC Pitch, Headingley Campus (Alice Greenfield). Below: men’s Rugby League @ HC Pitch (Matilda Cracknell).   Above: … Read More

Graduation: A guide

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Ohmagawd the most important day of your university career.  That £9,000 bit of paper is going to be handed over to you, you have to shake hands with important people, and wear a stupid robe.  Older types seem to be fairly dismissive, but WHAT HAPPENS?  Like seriously, how does the … Read More

M62 crash victim remembered

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The funeral of Leeds University student Bethany Jones was held today at St Joseph’s Church in South Elmsall.

Leeds’ Sevens smothered by Champions Ellesmere

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Christopher Spencer Rugby 7s Last Sunday the LURUFC 7s team travelled to Manchester to compete in the Samurai Sportswear Men’s Open. The team had an impressive start to the day with wins in all three of their group matches, LURUFC 26 v 12 Navy, LURUFC 56 v 0 Huddersfield University … Read More

1 in 7 Hyde Park houses “unsecured”

6 years ago / 0 comments

As many as one in seven homes in Hyde Park and Woodhouse are left unlocked. Officers from the local Neighbourhood Policing Team inspected over 300 properties in the student area, in an effort to highlight the dangers of break-ins and burglaries. Police said there is a “major concern” about unlocked … Read More

Two arrests following student death

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A Leeds University student has been found dead. The body of 24-year-old Mariam Khesroh was found behind a house in Harrogate on April 11. Police are treating the final year dentistry student’s death as ‘unexplained’. A 23-year-old man and a 47-year-old man were arrested in connection with the investigation and … Read More