Tag : safety

Go Hard but Get Home

1 year ago / 0 comments

As the new semester kicks off and students arrive back in Leeds, its very likely you’ll be spending a few evenings sampling the city’s night life. Leeds certainly has plenty to offer students with a wide array of different venues to suit all personal tastes in music and culture. It … Read More

Welfare at Leeds: tackling hate crime

2 years ago / 0 comments

How can you, as a student, stand up against hate speech on campus? Health and Wellbeing intern Martha gives you some advice on how to safely stand up for yourself and for your fellow students. This week our Exec Officers published a statement concerning the recent political turbulence of Donald … Read More

Student halls shuts after fire safety inspection

2 years ago / 0 comments

Trinity Hall student accommodation, a 94-bedroom luxury student development in Woodhouse, has been shut down following an inspection by a West Yorkshire Fire Service Marshal. The brand new residence was due to open to tenants on 19th September, however due to unforeseen building delays, the building was unready and students … Read More

Union: ‘Take control back’ over sexual assault

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Union has encouraged students to think about their safety in light of recent sexual assaults in Leeds. In a blog post, Welfare Officer Freya Govus told students to ‘take control back’ by taking personal safety measures when going out in the city. She explained, ‘If you’re out and about … Read More

News | Thugs tell student: "we will kill you" in Burley attack

5 years ago / 0 comments

A student has been brutally attacked by a pair of “sadistic” thugs who drove a pair of scissors through his hand. The attack, which happened near Burley Park station, saw the attackers jump on the scissors, forcing them through the victim’s hand, before threatening to cut off his ear and … Read More

News | Hyde Park knife attack

5 years ago / 0 comments

A third year student has told LS of the terrifying moment he was mugged at knifepoint by a man in a balaclava. The 20 year old took the fateful decision to walk through Hyde Park at 4:30pm on Saturday, November 2 as it began to get dark. With headphones in … Read More

An ‘armless burglary warning

6 years ago / 0 comments

Students in Hyde Park got a nasty surprise this week when they were greeted by a hand reaching through their letterbox. Fortunately for them, the frightening intrusion was only a ploy by West Yorkshire Police to encourage people not to leave their windows and doors unlocked. Katy Richardson, a second-year … Read More