Tag : University

Student forum proposals put to panel

2 years ago / 8 comments

LUU votes unanimously to reject the NSS boycott, as well as to introduce compulsory equality and diversity training for all committees. Leeds students put forward the leading forum proposals to a random panel of students at Thursday’s Better University Forum. The forum, attended by idea proposers, student exec and school … Read More

Freshers, metamorphosis, and goo…

2 years ago / 0 comments

Whilst on my daily (who am I kidding, hourly) scroll through Instagram, I came across a post about caterpillars. The enlightening picture informed me that these little beasts turn into goo whilst in the cocoon. A caterpillar soup if you like. However, what was particularly interesting was studies have shown … Read More

Students lose 40% of friends every six months, according to research

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A study from Oxford University has found that many friendship groups deteriorate when students leave home and go to university. The researchers, who analysed both male and female original friendship groups, said the core reason was because many students could not get home every weekend to see their friends. Following … Read More

Campus Watch: Cambridge students warned not to wear college gowns over fears they may be face attack

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Dr Paul Hartle, an English fellow at St Catherine’s college, expressed his concerns following an assault of a Cambridge student cycling across the city centre wearing college attire. Students were urged to refrain from wearing academic gowns and dinner party dress when out and about in the city centre. “The … Read More

Burglars target final year students

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Seven final-year students had their laptops broken, losing dissertation and course work. On Friday 17th February, a burglary took place at the house of seven final year students on Headingley Mount. The offenders used a crowbar to force entry to the house, which they then used to break into the … Read More

How to Style Sustainably…

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We talked to RAG Head Stylist Tiffany Grous and Deputy Stylist Maya Sherpa about the challenges they’ve faced with this year’s RAG fashion show theme… Sustainability is a tricky theme in terms of styling; where did you draw inspiration from? We’ve taken a different approach to sustainability in that we … Read More

Campus Watch: Pennsylvania student chokes frat brother to death in drunken brawl

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A 20 year old University of Pennsylvania student was choked to death on the street of his university campus by one of his fraternity brothers during a drunken fight. The attack took place on Friday 3rd February at night, causing Caleb Zwieg to die of his injuries the following day. … Read More

Campus Watch: 22 British students believed to have joined IS

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The Dean of Student Affairs at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Karthoum, Sudan has confirmed that as many as 22 British doctors, pharmacists and dentists have travelled to Syria. A total of 27 UMST students and graduates have left for Syria and are believed to have joined … Read More

Universities across the world will be impacted by Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’

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President Trump has recently enacted a ban stopping people from entering the USA if they hold an Iranian, Iraqi, Libyan, Somalian, Sudanese, Syrian or Yemeni passport. This also applies to dual-nationality travellers or those with valid visas. Despite global opposition, Trump has not wavered in his support for the 90-day … Read More

What I learned from my first break-up

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Your social media image is the least important thing in the world: I adored posting photos of me and my boyfriend on Instagram, Facebook, and just about anywhere else it was possible to do so. I liked showing the world how happy we were. Now, I see couples doing the … Read More