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News | Lecturers demand council opens up

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Leeds Journalism lecturers are calling on the Council to allow the recording of public meetings. Broadcast Journalism course leader Julia Firmstone said that it could only benefit the Council “to encourage people to have a better understanding of what [it] does – allowing live coverage on the Internet of meetings … Read More

Sport | Varsity – Gryphons grab last minute win

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The Men’s 1st Hockey game began with all the characteristics of a classic Varsity encounter and finished with a last minute show-stopper fit for the occasion. The first half was a cagey and nerve-ridden affair as a vocal Varsity crowd looked on. Possession changed hands regularly in the midfield with … Read More

University accused of racism

6 years ago / 0 comments

A recent student has publicly accused the University of racially discriminating against her while she was studying. Sanaz Raji was forced to leave the University after her scholarship was withdrawn. Raji, who was studying for a PhD at the Institute of Communications (ICS), has launched a petition demanding that the … Read More

Superior Gryphons dispatch Sorry Sheffield

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By Chavonne Duckworth   Leeds 3rds 48 vs 25 Sheffield 2nds Going into our last match of the season, we were all so ready to put up a good battle against Sheffield Hallam. With a restricted warm up, we started the match a bit slow but were all playing well … Read More

Snow start to new semester

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Students have been left with even more time on their hands than usual after scores of lectures were cancelled due to the snow. Two days of heavy snowfall in and around Leeds forced the University to set up a ‘snow-feed’ on Twitter to notify students that their classes were no … Read More

Shift cuts leave Union workers out of pocket

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Workers at Essentials were this week told their shifts have been cut due to plunging footfall numbers in the Union. The number of shoppers in the Union was approximately 17% below target last week, partly due to the University’s failure to accurately anticipate the drop in student numbers following the … Read More

Uni slips in world rankings

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The University’s plans to be placed in the top 50 world universities are in jeopardy after Leeds slipped nine places in the world rankings. The international rankings, released this week by the Times Higher Education magazine (THE), show that Leeds University fell from 133rd to 142nd place. According to the … Read More