Tag : london

The real cost of London Living

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According to Numbeo you need around £4,481.67 in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with £2,700.00 in Leeds (assuming that you rent). Being from the North myself the alien world of London life seems sometimes outrageously expensive and unattainable. However come June I will … Read More

The Australian Invasion

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With new exchange students arriving in Leeds for the semester, Edmund gives us a satrical insight into what life would be like in Britain if we were taken over by Australians… Another semester, another wave of Australian exchange students. This time though, things might be different. As Britain tries to … Read More

Cage The Elephant @ Brixton Academy, 20/1/17

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Friday night was a huge occasion for the students of Leeds as exam season mercifully screeched to a halt. As pictures pop up of drunken Fruity and bug eyed High Rise goers I can categorically say my night was better than all of them. Declan McKenna kicked off proceedings in … Read More

Campus Watch: Union bans right-wing tabloids citing “fascist” tendencies

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Last week, students at City University of London voted to ban selling The Sun, Daily Mail and Express in a motion titled “opposing fascism and social divisiveness in the UK”. The motion reflects a surge in censorship at British universities, and gives some credence to the claim that “the fascists … Read More

15,000 march through London to protest government higher education plans

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Last Saturday thousands of students and lecturers from across the UK travelled to London for the event which began with a march from Park Lane to Parliament Square followed by a rally including speakers such as the NUS president Malia Bouattia and the prominent left-wing writer and journalist Owen Jones. … Read More

The most expensive cities, are they really worth it?

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(Photo from: Universal-tourguide.com) In 2016 the average price of a loaf of bread (1kg) for some of the most expensive places to live in the world are,: London at $2, Zurich $6, New York $8, Geneva $7. With the global economy becoming more integrated and the movement of labour more … Read More

NUS holding demo against higher education changes this weekend

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This weekend in London the NUS demo will take place and University of Leeds is taking students along. For this event, the NUS has joined forces with the University and College Union. Higher education is changing dramatically – NHS bursaries and maintenance grants have been scrapped, the student loan terms … Read More

NUS march through London planned for November

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The National Union of Students is organising a demonstration in central London to raise awareness of the rising costs of attending higher education and to oppose cuts to college funding. The march is scheduled to take place on the 19th November. The NUS hopes the march will highlight the impending … Read More

Campus Watch: God save our far right nationalists?

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The Vice President for Welfare and Community at one of the UK’s top universities, King’s College London, has called for the national anthem ‘God Save the Queen’ to be scrapped at official ceremonies because he believes that it supports far right nationalism. Mahamed Abdullahi explained in a social media post: … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: S/S 17 Fashion Week: The Street Style Edit

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With four weeks of catwalk fashion launching the new collections of Spring/Summer 17, we are left inspired, and very much in awe, as for most, we probably can’t afford to wear a single piece. And so, our attention turns to those outside the shows, littering the streets of New York, … Read More