Tag : senate

US Midterms: Democrats Rejoice at House Victory

5 days ago / 0 comments

When America sneezes, the world catches a cold.  This old adage may not be as true as it once was, but in this age of populism and division, the US midterm elections were watched throughout the world. For those of you who did not want to stay up all night … 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

Student numbers slide as £9k fees kick in

6 years ago / 0 comments

The University has admitted that it is missing its target for students starting at Leeds this year. According to University Senate documents seen by this paper, the University is experiencing a shortfall in undergraduates, with at least 500 fewer than expected starting in September. Commenting on the figures, the University … Read More