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Travel | Chile and Pablo Neruda – A poet in a world of his own

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As South America’s spindliest country, Chile is side-saddled between a gloriously blue Pacific Ocean, and the neighboring Latino countries of Argentina, Bolivia and Peru. However, aside from being the thinnest and longest country near the end of the world, Chile is not especially evocative for an international audience. Perhaps being renowned … Read More

Travel | A day out in Sheffield

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Whether you have a few hours or a whole day to spend, then our Yorkshire neighbour may fit the bill. The city of Sheffield, a cultural hub, is but 40 minutes away by train, and is friendly to the student purse strings. To make the most of your time, and … Read More

Travel | Brighton – Top of our LSi bucket list

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If you’re anything like me, and want to see more of England than just Leeds, Brighton should be at the top of your bucket list. Located on the south coast of England, the city has a vibe unlike any other UK city. Upon arriving, I felt like I was on … Read More

Features | Interesting ways to spend your Easter

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Once you’re in the world of work, you won’t have a glorious month to do whatever you like over Easter. So why not make the most of it? Whether you go on a European adventure or stay in sunny England, make sure you take some well-deserved respite from dissertation and exam … Read More

Travel | An (ex) Boy Scout’s guide to Summer Camping

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Camping is a cheap and ‘fun’ way to get away this summer. But spending the weekend in a muddy field can feel like you’ve gone on holiday by mistake. LSi’s own (ex) Boy Scout is here to offer tips to help your time pass as painlessly as possible. 1. Beware … Read More

News | First bus fares set to rise

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As of March 30, the biggest bus firm in Leeds will be increasing many of their ticket prices. Single and return fares are set to rise. However, adult day, week, month and annual prices for local and West Yorkshire-wide travel will remain the same. Most of First’s £1.10 Leeds journey … Read More

Travel | Haworth – A close and cultured day out

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Lovers of literature will be in their element in the West Yorkshire town of Haworth, home to the Brontë sisters. The quaint village is an easy day trip from Leeds reached by jumping on a train to Keighley and the bus (or steam train) to Haworth. The Brontë Parsonage, at … Read More

Features | Top Five Jobs Abroad in Summer

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No one wants to spend their summer holidays at home, begging their parents each night for a tenner to go down the pub and being told to ‘go and get a job!’ It’s never too early to start thinking about your summer, whether you’re a first year undergraduate or even … Read More

Travel | Frog out of water – Ski Trip

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Our foreign correspondent hits the slopes French-style, and finds it’s not exactly what she expected. After enduring months of trying my best to be française and feeling more British than ever, I decided a ski trip with over 600 students was just what I needed. There are many foreign faces … Read More

News | Rebranded buses offer cheaper fairs

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The Yorkshire Tiger bus company has unveiled reduced fares for students. The company were on campus last week to promote the increased services and the lower fares of the 92, 93 and 94 bus routes, passing University accommodation and both Uni and Met campuses. The cheapest fare available being offered … Read More