Tag : University of Leeds

Appeal Over Potential Gunshots Near Leodis Residences

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West Yorkshire Police are investigating a potential firearm discharge near Leodis Residences yesterday. Shortly after 5pm on Wednesday 9 May, police were called to reports of a confrontation between two groups of males around the Servia Hill area of Woodhouse. Witnesses were reported to have seen what is believed to … Read More

Australian MP Resigns After Lying About University of Leeds Degree

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An Australian Labor MP has resigned from his post after repeatedly lying about elements of his past. Barry Urban, MP for Darling Range, alleged that he graduated from the University of Leeds in 1993 with an undergraduate degree in Physical Education and Applied Social Science. However, the Legislative Assembly’s Procedure and … Read More

Sanctuary Scholarships Set to Launch

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The University of Leeds was recently pleased to announce that it will be offering Sanctuary Scholarships for forced migrants to the UK, in an effort to make a university education more accessible for asylum seekers and refugees. The scholarship, which applies to eligible students intending to complete an undergraduate, postgraduate or … Read More

University of Leeds Reports 22.5% Gender Pay Gap

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The University has released its Gender Pay Gap 2017 report, which sets out and explains the institution’s ‘gender pay gap’ data from the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017, and how they are working to eliminate the gap.  ‘Gender pay gap’ refers to the average salary of all women employed … Read More

Ultimate Victory at Nationals

7 months ago / 0 comments

It was an early start for the Ultimate Frisbee team, gathered outside Parkinson steps at 6:30 to pack themselves and their kit in to vehicles for the trip to Nottingham for the UK Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Nationals – our final tournament of the season. As a sport that prides … Read More

Uni of Leeds Cums Third in Sex-Toy List

8 months ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has come third in the race to be crowned as the UK’s kinkiest University. In a study that investigated the consumer habits of students from 20 different universities, it was found that the adventurous students of Leeds spent £8,633 on sex toys, lingerie and bondage products … Read More

Question Time Looking For Under 30s In Leeds

8 months ago / 0 comments

The popular BBC debate show, Question Time, is returning to Leeds for the first time since 2015. Due to be filmed on Thursday, March 22, at the Headingley Campus of Leeds Beckett University, the episode will be the first since a General Election special featuring David Cameron, Ed Miliband and … Read More

Report Reveals Sexual Assault ‘Epidemic’ At British Universities

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New figures have revealed that almost two-thirds of university students have experienced sexual violence. Revolt Sexual Assault, in cooperation with The Student Room, discovered that 62% of students had suffered from sexual harassment or assault, or both, while studying. This is the first time research has exposed this problem on … Read More

Vice-Chancellors Under Fire For Expenses

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Following two years of research and hundreds of freedom of information requests (FOIs), Channel 4’s Dispatches programme uncovered the extraordinary sums of money paid as expenses to Britain’s university vice chancellors. Given the ongoing strikes by lecturers over drastic changes to their pensions, as well as the large fees paid … Read More

The UCU Strikes Back: Proposed Deal Rejected

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University strikers have voted to reject an agreement reached on Monday between the University and College Union (UCU) and the University UK (UUK) over a pensions dispute. The UCU – University of Leeds branch, along with the majority of other UCU branches, voted unanimously against the deal. Staff opposed to … Read More