Tag : University of Leeds

Leeds University collects over £200,000 in library fines

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Over the past three years, The University of Leeds has collected over £211,000 in library fines from overdue books. In this time, universities across Yorkshire have received more than £600,000 in library fines. The total collected at Leeds University was the highest, followed by Leeds Beckett which received nearly £150,000, … Read More

Leeds to remain “international institution” after Brexit

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Article 50 was triggered on the 29th March, launching the start of Brexit. This marks not only the beginning of two years of negotiations, but confusion for everyone it will affect, particularly EU students and staff currently residing in Britain. The University of Leeds Vice-Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands, has said that … Read More

Preparing for a more relaxed Easter holiday

2 years ago / 0 comments

Take a breath…and we have made it to the last Welfare at Leeds blog of the second term, and what a term it has been. LUU has been home to the World Unite Festival, the Leadership Race and LGBTQ+ History Month. From the Student Advice Centre has come the Light … Read More

New Edward Boyle café in name row with Hyde Park Book Club

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The new cafe in the Edward Boyle library opened it’s doors to students for the first time this week, however it has attracted some controversy due to it’s name, The Book Club, which some are claiming undermines the branding of local venue Hyde Park Book Club. The new cafe in Edward … Read More

Leeds University scientists discover jet stream in Earth’s core

2 years ago / 0 comments

Researchers from the University of Leeds have discovered a jet stream within the Earth’s molten iron core using satellite data. The discovery, published in the journal ‘Nature Geoscience’, comes following the use of three European Space Agency Swarm satellites to measure and untangle the Earth’s magnetic signals to provide an … Read More

How to beat the creative block

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s nearing the end of term; deadlines are looming and the days are only going to get shorter. If you’re anything like me, then you’ll resent the fact that you spend the vast majority of time doing reading for an essay and not having any idea what it’s on about. … Read More

New café to open in Edward Boyle Library

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Great Food at Leeds have announced that they will be opening a café in Edward Boyle in early 2017. The café will be on level 9 and called ‘The Book Club’. Great Food at Leeds announced the news via a video on their Facebook. This comes as the second phase of the huge Edward … Read More

Welfare at Leeds: don’t bottle it up

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s time to talk about mental health. From a very young age we’re taught that if you fall and graze your knee you clean it and put on a plaster, that if you’ve got the flu you stay in bed and drink fluids, if you break your leg you go … Read More

Second year Literature: a short, scathing review

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My summer was pretty dull. Being a skint student and a slow reader, I was working and reading, trying (and failing) to take no notice of all the sunny holiday photos I saw on facebook. For anyone else studying literature at university, or who wants to read some good classics, … Read More

Uni of Leeds is Watching You

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new academic year equals changes around university. With our beloved Eddie B being renovated and the Hidden Café mysteriously having disappeared to a very hidden place, this year is no exception. But it is not just campus that is changing: technology is adapting, with the new Bluetooth attendance system, … Read More