Tag : Polly Hatcher

Fire breaks out at Pryzm nightclub

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At around 9.45pm last night, firefighters were called to Pryzm after a blaze started on the top of a smoking shelter. Two fire crews, one from Leeds and one from Hunslet, arrived on the scene, by which point the blaze had spread to the roof. After putting out the flames … Read More

Leeds University collects over £200,000 in library fines

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Over the past three years, The University of Leeds has collected over £211,000 in library fines from overdue books. In this time, universities across Yorkshire have received more than £600,000 in library fines. The total collected at Leeds University was the highest, followed by Leeds Beckett which received nearly £150,000, … Read More

Bongo’s Bingo

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When I used to think of bingo, what sprung to mind was something quite civilised that older generations might enjoy, an image which has been completely flipped upside down by Bongo’s Bingo. Now, whenever anyone mentions bingo I can’t help but think of double ended dildos, rowdy dancing on benches … Read More

Students protest against TEF by Disrupting Senate

2 years ago / 0 comments

  Students battled the horrible weather and marched in protest of TEF from the Union to disrupt the Senate meeting, where the petition was delivered to the Vice Chancellor. The Teaching Excellence Framework is a controversial new government initiative most notably criticised for creating a formal link between quality of teaching … Read More

Leave Leeds tidy this Easter

2 years ago / 0 comments

When students go home for Easter, often they leave lots of food behind. In order to combat the problem of waste, the community group at Leeds University Union are running a collection point in order to encourage students to leave Leeds tidy. They are collecting any unwanted glass, clothes and … Read More

Romare @ Headrow House, 4/3/17

2 years ago / 0 comments

Romare’s live show is a work of art and recently it has been evolving. Originally just him and a percussionist, they create the all music on the spot, apart from the vocal samples. The addition of a third member has added to the live experience – saxophone has to be … Read More

Students to protest against TEF

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The march against the Teaching Excellence Framework will take place outside the union at 2pm on the 22nd March. On the 22nd March at 2pm, there will be a student protest against the Teaching Excellence Framework. The Teaching Excellence Framework is a series of reforms to Higher Education which are … Read More

Campus Watch: Bristol private school pupils benefit from initiative for disadvantaged students

2 years ago / 0 comments

The scheme to attract poorer pupils by dropping grade requirements was announced in December last year. This includes those who receive free school meals, live in care or have suffered family problems. However, it has been revealed that 33% of offers under the Scholar’s scheme were students taught at independent … Read More

Let’s make sustainability sexy

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New campaign to raise awareness of sustainability in Leeds uses Leonardo DiCaprio as mascot. The campaign asks the important question: “What Would Leo Do?” Leonardo DiCaprio has been picked as the mascot for a Leeds sustainability campaign as he is the UN ambassador for climate change. He recently made a … Read More

Preview: Romare @ Headrow House, 4/3/17

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On Saturday 4th March, Romare will bring his unique sound to Headrow House to play a sold out gig. If this wasn’t enough already, he’s also bringing along a full live band. He studied African American Visual Culture at University, and the influence that this has had on him can … Read More