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Four Weeks of Strike Action Begins

7 months ago / 0 comments

Strike action has unfolded across campus this week, with university staff beginning a total of fourteen days of industrial action, spread across four weeks. The University of Leeds is not the only higher education body to be impacted, with 61 universities across the UK experiencing strikes. This action has been … Read More

Leeds Professors Strike Over ‘Sacker’s Charter’

11 months ago / 0 comments

Staff at Leeds undertook industrial action this week, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Members of the University and Colleges Union are protesting against a proposed change to University Statutes. The new policy, dubbed the ‘Sacker’s Charter,’ would allow employees to be dismissed under the reasoning: ‘Some Other Substantial Reason.’ Picket … Read More

A Taste of China in the Parkinson

3 years ago / 0 comments

As part of Chinese Culture Month, the Business Confucius Institute has put together an exhibition of Chinese watercolours at the Stanley and Audrey Burton gallery. The Institute, whose focus is to facilitate relationships between the UK and China, has produced an exhibit that captures this sense of multicultural exchange. The … Read More

Look Back to the Future: 30 Years on the Parkinson Steps

3 years ago / 0 comments

There’s often one particular member of your extended family who you just click with, maybe due to a genetic coincidence, making you two especially similar in personality. You might only see each other once a year, but on that day you can glance across the table during Christmas dinner and … Read More

News | Man in critical condition after fall

5 years ago / 0 comments

A man has been left seriously injured after falling outside the Parkinson Building. The 25 year old male was taken to Leeds General Infirmary in a critical condition after the accident occurred in the early hours of Monday morning. It is believed the man was drunk and fell from a … Read More

Rugby star Danny Cipriani hit by bus on campus

5 years ago / 0 comments

Rugby star Danny Cipriani has been hit by bus on campus while out on an Otley Run with team mates. One bystander told Leeds Student on the scene: “it was like a film, [the bus passengers] were all shook up and screaming.” The incident occurred at around 9pm last night on Woodhouse Lane, between … Read More

Student hit by bus

6 years ago / 0 comments

30.11.12 A female student has been hit by a bus while crossing the road opposite the Parkinson building. The incident happened on the evening of Friday November 23, as the woman attempted to walk across Woodhouse Lane from Blackwells Books to the University campus. According to police reports, the woman … Read More