Tag : Maddy Keating

News | No living wage for contracted staff

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Vice Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands, will not pay all staff the living wage, LS can reveal. In a letter to the Leeds University Living Wage Campaign, the VC said he had decided not to pay contracted-out staff the Living Wage. Sir Langlands also revealed he had increased hourly pay for … Read More

News | Oceana closed for business

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Popular student club Oceana Leeds is closing its doors for good this weekend, after nine years. Jonathan Guest, the General Manager said: “This really is the end of an era. We’ve played host to over 4.5 million customers.” A Nostalgia themed night is planned on Saturday, with music from 2005 … Read More

News | Tequila breach advertising code

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Six out of seven complaints, made by Leeds City Council against Tequila UK have been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). They found Tequila to be in breach of the Committee of Advertising Practice code. The Council challenged whether Tequila UK’s advertising was offensive for: sexually suggestive language, encouraging … Read More

News | Disabled toilets don't connect to Uni security

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Disabled students have complained that they feel unsafe as toilets across campus do not connect to the Security office. Storm Jameson Court and 30 Clarendon Place are the only two toilets that can report back to security in the event of an emergency. LS spoke to Gemma Turner, a third year … Read More

News | School of Healthcare given a lifeline

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The NHS has stepped in to offer potential support to the School of Healthcare. Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber is now considering helping the development of healthcare sciences at the University. Diagnostic Radiography, Cardiac Physiology and Audiology could all remain in Leeds if an agreement is reached. The School … Read More

News | Peeping tom in ladies loos

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A student has fallen victim to a peeping tom in University toilets who has not yet been caught. The student reported a man she spotted peering under female toilet cubicles in the Michael Sadler building. Staff immediately called Security who searched the area for the culprit. A University spokesperson said: … Read More

News | Delayed exam adds to stress

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Three exams were delayed by an hour and a half, as well as some students being given an incomplete exam paper. LS spoke to an MBA student whose three hour Business Accounting exam was affected. He claimed that over 200 students were victim to the mistake. The student said that … Read More

News | Leeds VC receives £36,000 pay rise

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The Vice Chancellor received a £36,000 pay rise in the last financial year, LS can reveal. A university financial report reveals that the Leeds VC received £318,000 annual pay for the 2012/13 financial year compared to £282,000 the previous year. This comes after higher education staff went on strike for … Read More

News | 2013 – A year in LS headlines

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LS looks back at our front pages throughout the year, from January onwards. We started the year with two stories of controversial student activity online; investigations into “Sugar Daddy” dating websites and online essay providers:   January 25th: “A regular user of ‘Sugar Daddy’ dating website has spoken exclusively to Leeds … Read More

News | VC wages increase as Uni surplus drops

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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