Tag : Megan Cummings

Leaked Letter Reveals NUS’ Serious Financial Difficulties

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A leaked letter has revealed that the NUS (National Union of Students) is set to post a financial deficit of £3 million this year. The letter, sent to all affiliated Students’ Unions by NUS President Shakira Martin and Acting Chief Executive Peter Robertson, has revealed the full extent of the … Read More

Man Arrested for Murder on Woodhouse Lane

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Armed police arrested the man yesterday (10/11) before 5pm, during a pre-planned operation. The arrest occurred near Parkinson Building, at the front entrance to the University of Leeds. The man was wanted for a murder committed in another force’s area. Two others in his vehicle were given community resolution orders … Read More

Burglaries up by 52% in Hyde Park and Headingley Since 2015

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As first year comes to an end in Leeds, and former-freshers are thrust from the comforts of University accommodation, most flock to Hyde Park to seek refuge. Hyde Park has, simultaneously, both a great and an awful reputation. It’s close to the University. It’s lively. It’s brimming with good takeaways, … Read More

Man, 32, Stabbed in Hyde Park on Kings Road, Police Confirm

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A 32-year-old man has been stabbed in Hyde Park on Kings Road at around 2pm this afternoon. The man has been taken to hospital and is currently in a stable condition. Local residences reported numerous emergency vehicles and an air-lift helicopter following the incident, as Police attended and cordoned off … Read More

Campus Watch: Halloween Special

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St Andrews Founded in 1413, St Andrews is Scotland’s oldest university. Over 400 locations in the city of St Andrews are reportedly haunted, and the University is no exception. Rumours of the White Lady, St Andrews’ most notorious ghost, have circulated for over 200 years. Sightings are most commonly reported … Read More

Leeds Students are ‘Playing with Fire’ When it Comes to Electrical Safety, Study Shows

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Most first year students have never lived on their own prior to university. As a result, they are often ill-informed about kitchen safety, or don’t take it as seriously as they should. UK Charity Electrical Safety First is attempting to change this. They recently conducted a survey, revealing the extent … Read More

Leeds Ranks in Top Six ‘All-Rounder’ Universities, ‘Which? University’ Survey Reveals

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The University of Leeds ranked in the top six ‘all-rounder’ UK universities, according to Which? University’s 2018 survey. When choosing which university to attend, prospective students’ opinions are mainly formed by what each university decides to showcase them. Open days, visit days and university prospectuses allow higher education institutions to … Read More

Campus Watch

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University of Glasgow: University Owns Up to Slavery Wealth   The ‘Slavery, Abolition and the University of Glasgow Report’, published last month, has revealed that the University of Glasgow received as much as £200 million indirectly from the slave trade throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. Today we publish a … Read More

UK Falls Short in THE World University Rankings

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2019’s World University Rankings, published by Times Higher Education earlier today, revealed that both the University of Leeds and the UK in general had slipped in the ratings. The THE World University Rankings judges the performance of 980 universities across 79 countries. The United Kingdom claimed both top spots, with … Read More

News Round-up

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New Guidelines for Universities on Suicide Prevention University staff who work with students should be trained in suicide prevention, according to new guidelines. The guidance, published by Universities UK and the charity Papyrus, comes in response to growing public concern about the number of undergraduates taking their own lives. At … Read More