Tag : University of Leeds

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Get the most out of your freshers week

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Whenever somebody mentions freshers week, people generally think of clubbing and chugging questionable spirits 24/7. But, believe it or not, this isn’t the only thing to do. Here are a few things that I regret neglecting in my first few weeks of university: Find nearby cocktail bars. (Photo: Ming Tang … Read More

Leeds University maintains highest ever score in National Student Survey

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Student satisfaction remains at the highest level in the University’s history, according to the results of this years’ National Student Survey. Students at the University of Leeds have rated Leeds University Union (LUU) with a satisfaction score of 92%, meaning the Union is one of the highest rated in the UK. … Read More

University of Leeds jumps seven places in the Guardian’s 2017 league table

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The University of Leeds has moved up in the rankings by seven positions in this year’s Guardian’s University League Tables 2017, overtaking universities including York and Edinburgh. It now ranks joint 16th with Southampton with a score of 74.9. The score was based on factors such as course, teaching and … Read More