Tag : University

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

Campus Watch: A new £115 million diabetes research centre will be opened at Oxford University

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A new diabetes research centre is to be opened at Oxford University by Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk. The company’s £115m investment and their promise of 10 years of continued funding comes in spite of Brexit and the many “uncertainties” the vote has produced. Novo Nordisk has been a specialist … Read More

The Australian Invasion

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With new exchange students arriving in Leeds for the semester, Edmund gives us a satrical insight into what life would be like in Britain if we were taken over by Australians… Another semester, another wave of Australian exchange students. This time though, things might be different. As Britain tries to … Read More

LUU’s LGBTQ+ Month wages war on damaging norms

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The 2017 incarnation of LGBT History Month has already marked itself out with the inauguration of Leeds University Union’s first women centred queer dance party, Scissors, ahead of a packed programme of events. On Wednesday, Pyramid cafe held a pre-party for the new club night featuring a vibrant mix of … Read More

Students use sex to pay for degrees

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A recent survey has looked into the quirky methods students resort to when their loan isn’t enough. A recent survey carried out by Voucher Codes Pro found that British students are resorting to all sorts of quirky ways to help them raise money to help fund their degree, including the … Read More

A Solicitor’s Tips for Getting Onto the Property Ladder

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If you have just graduated, are looking for your first job or even if you are at an early stage of your university life, chances are that eventually getting on the property ladder is something you aspire to. It might currently be fighting for a place on the priority list … Read More

Edward Boyle cafe to be renamed following battle with Hyde Park Book Club

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The Leeds University has announced that they will change the name of the newly opened cafe in Edward Boyle library, The Book Club, following a dispute with local venue Hyde Park Book Club over the name. A University of Leeds spokesperson said: “The University is committed to helping create a supportive … Read More

2016 reflections: mental health, New Zealand, and free hot chocolate

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3rd January at 11:06pm, surely that’s not toooo late to reflect on 2016? I celebrated this New Years in the oddest way yet; at 12 midnight my boyfriend and I were stranded in the middle of Wimbledon Common with a bunch of people who may or may not have been … Read More