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Leeds gets £64m of infrastructure funding

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An infrastructure scheme across the Leeds City Region goes ahead after a further £64m of local funding which was approved by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. The funding is part of the largest package of Local Growth Deal investment and the funding will bring forward projects that will create jobs … Read More

Campus Watch: Research has revealed Cardiff University adds just under £3bn to the UK economy

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It comes after London Economics, a policy and economics consultancy, produced and published a report that suggested the university generates £6.36 for every £1 it spends. With this evidence, the firm went on to calculate that the university made £2,918m in 2014/15, which is an increase of £248m from the … Read More

Campus Watch: Aberystwyth students can win £10,000 in Dragons’ Den style competition

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Students at Aberystwyth University have the opportunity to win over a ‘Dragon’ in a Dragon’s Den-style competition as some budding entrepreneurs get the chance to pitch their business ideas. The InvEnterPrize competition offers up to £10,000 to the winning AberPreneur individual or team, which can then be used to invest … Read More

Pitch Invader: Mum’s the word at this year’s Varsity

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While there may not have been any streakers at Varsity this year, one player’s mum certainly gave it a good shot. Our photographer caught the moment the mum was escorted from the grounds by security after she removed her top and attempted to run onto the pitch. Although it has … Read More

Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused at Varsity match

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This year’s Varsity finale at Carnegie Stadium left the venue with thousands of pounds worth of damage, with some of the pitch invaders being roped in to help with the clean up operation. University Police Liaison Officer, PC Matt Guy, reported to The Gryphon that this year 70 seats were … Read More