Tag : University of Leeds

Desmos: Engineered for Success

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22.02.13 The Mechanical Engineering Charity 5-a-side Football Tournament took place last Saturday at Weetwood with great success. The tournament was one of the largest of its kind to take place at the University of Leeds and featured 24 teams and over 150 players. The event was organised in aid of … Read More

Living with cancer and the Teenage Cancer Trust

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“The experience has changed my attitude. I’m more confident in joining in with things that are new and daunting” Charlotte Prince explores the work of the Teenage Cancer Trust, and talks to students balancing university life with cancer treatment. University is meant to be the highlight of your life. For … Read More

From Poverty to Power: Oxfam’s Senior Strategic Advisor speaks to Leeds Student

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Duncan Green will be visiting the University of Leeds students on Thursday, 31 January from 5-7pm in the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre. He will talk about about the changing landscape of global development. Oxfam’s chief Strategic Advisor spoke to Beckie Smith about poverty, power and public opinion. As Oxfam’s Senior Strategic … Read More

Soc of the Week 25.01.12: Sign Language

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President: Christina Economides Membership: £9/year; £6 for returning members Contact: info@luusls.co.uk; www.facebook.com/groups/luusls Regular meetings: Wednesday 7-8pm, Maurice Keyworth Seminar Room G.31, Business School If you’ve ever wanted to learn to sign, Leeds University Union Sign Language Society welcomes students of all abilities. The society has been enabling members to learn … Read More

The Syrian crisis… on our doorstep

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Syrian students in the UK are facing hardship after their funding has been cut, leaving some with fears of expulsion or the possibility of returning to dangerous conditions in their home country. Charlotte Prince spoke to one student who is unable to return home, and explored the support provided for … Read More

VC resigns to take top UCL job

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11.12.12 Michael Arthur is to step down as the Vice-Chancellor of Leeds University. As of September 2013, Professor Arthur is to leave Leeds and begin work as the new President and Provost of University College of London. Since taking on the role of Vice-Chancellor in 2004, Professor Arthur has attempted … Read More

Anger over High Demand mischief

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  1.11.12 The Edward Boyle library is coming under fire as students struggle to get hold of the books they need. High demand reference books on Level 13 of the library continue to be deliberately replaced by students in the wrong sections. This means that other students are unable to … Read More

POLL: Should the University accept money from tax avoiders?

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In light of Leeds Student’s most recent front pages, do you think it’s acceptable for the University to take money from tax avoiders? Read our front page on Lord Laidlaw’s donations here Read our Comment on dubious donors here

Black History Month: who's in, who's out?

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Black History Month (BHM) is an event that has existed for over 80 years throughout America, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It is a way of showing remembrance and celebrating important figures who have helped change and shape historical events, making the world the place that it is today. The … Read More

National newspapers accuse Leeds of 'social engineering'

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The University has been accused of ‘social engineering’ by two national newspapers. Based on an investigation into the country’s top educational institutions, The Telegraph and Daily Mail claim that some universities offer lower entry requirements to those from poorer backgrounds. The Telegraph claims that at Leeds, students applying to read … Read More