Tag : University of Leeds

Headrow House Bouncer ‘Relieved of his Duties’ Following Alleged Assault on Leeds Student

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A University of Leeds student was reportedly assaulted by a bouncer last night at Headrow House, at club night Bobby’s Disco. The student, George Blackshaw, is a double-amputee, following an accident with a lawnmower at 16 months old. The incident reportedly happened around 3:15am, after George was removed from the … Read More

No Christmas Plans? Why Not Stay Another Day in Leeds?

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If you plan to stay in Leeds over Christmas, don’t fret; there are still plenty of events and activities to get involved with! The University runs an annual programme called ‘Christmas in Leeds’. It is specially designed for students who are staying in Leeds over the holidays, and focuses on … Read More

Leeds Ranks in Top 10 Unis for Research Grant Awards

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The University of Leeds is in the top 10 institutions for securing research funding, analysis conducted by the Times Higher Education (THE) reveals. According to the data provided by six research councils, Leeds was ranked 10th in the UK and succeeded in capturing almost £40 million in research grants. Professor … Read More

Citizens UK Challenges Companies to Commit to the ‘Real Living Wage’

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As an introduction to the ‘Real Living Wage’ week, beginning Monday the 5th of November, Citizens UK has called upon University of Leeds to join the movement of companies that pay the ‘real Living Wage’. “Today we are asking our Vice Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands, to meet with the Living … Read More

Plastic Free By 2023

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The University of Leeds and Leeds University Union have pledged to stop using single-use plastics on campus by 2023, it was announced on Wednesday 7th November. Students have responded positively to the news that their university is aiming to become single-use plastic free. Between now and 2023, LUU and Leeds … Read More

Editor’s Letter, Issue 4 – ‘£2,352,563 of Investments’ and Why That’s £2,352,563 Too Much

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Dear readers, This week, I’m going to divert from my usual tactic of chatting absolute nonsense to address a rather more serious issue. Apologies to any fans awaiting a sly dig at my predecessor, Reece Parker, but I feel like stooping to the level of hyperbolic name-calling would undermine the … Read More

University of Leeds Accused of Investing in Companies with Alleged Links to Human Rights Abuses

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The University reportedly invested over £2,000,000 in companies that are accused of being linked to the implementation of human rights abuses against Palestinians. An Open Letter from LUU Palestine Solidarity Group (PSG) to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds has criticised the University, accusing it of investing a … Read More

University of Leeds’ Ethnicity Pay Gap Revealed

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The Universities of Leeds, Manchester, York, and Durham all showed similar results when reviewing the disparities between salaries according to ethnicity. In the request made to the University of Leeds, the statistics showed dramatic differences in salaries between ethnic groups. In the academic year 2017-2018, Black employees had a median salary … Read More

Leeds Students are ‘Playing with Fire’ When it Comes to Electrical Safety, Study Shows

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Most first year students have never lived on their own prior to university. As a result, they are often ill-informed about kitchen safety, or don’t take it as seriously as they should. UK Charity Electrical Safety First is attempting to change this. They recently conducted a survey, revealing the extent … Read More

Leading Cancer Research Team Wins the 2018 European Health Award

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Researchers from the University of Leeds and Queen’s University Belfast, in a partnership called the European Cancer Concord (ECC), have won the prestigious European Health Award, with their research project entitled ‘The European Cancer Patient’s Bill of Rights: A Catalyst for Change and an empowerment tool for cancer patients across … Read More