Tag : William Marriott

Impressive Images Reveal New £500m Leeds Train Station Redevelopment Plans

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Leeds rail station is set to get a modern, contemporary overhaul, it has been revealed. It comes after new images, sketched by Hiro Aso and released by Leeds City Council, show how the station could be expanded to a similar size as rail stations in European cities from as early … Read More

Campus Watch

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University of St Andrews, Scotland: One student suspended and six disciplined after ‘acid attack threat’ One student has been suspended and six disciplined after indirect threats made through a Facebook group chat.  These threats were made to third-year female undergraduates at St Andrews University. Not only did they include threats about … 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

Beckett students forced from flats by second flood

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Hundreds of students staying in a Leeds Beckett University accommodation have been evacuated due to flooding. This is the second time there has been a flooding at The Plaza accommodation, after a flood in October 2016 saw equal amount of damage caused. The flood, which occurred last Sunday, was caused … Read More

Leeds student avocado artwork finds royal buyer

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A Leeds University student was left stunned when her painting was purchased by none other than the Duchess of Cornwall. The surprise purchase came after both the Duchess and the Prince of Wales visited the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull amid the City of Culture 2017 celebrations. Helen Brayshaw’s painting, … Read More

Campus Watch: Northumbria Uni miscalculation results in administration of “life threatening” doses of caffeine

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Northumbria University has been fined £400,000 after staff miscalculated an experiment, resulting in two students being rushed to intensive care. Alex Rossetta and Luke Parkin, both science students, were put on dialysis after being given 30g of caffeine, 100 times more than the dose they were supposed to be given. … Read More

Campus Watch: Research has revealed Cardiff University adds just under £3bn to the UK economy

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It comes after London Economics, a policy and economics consultancy, produced and published a report that suggested the university generates £6.36 for every £1 it spends. With this evidence, the firm went on to calculate that the university made £2,918m in 2014/15, which is an increase of £248m from the … Read More

Leeds student scoops top prize in national photography competition

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A University of Leeds student has been named Student Photographer of the Year 2016, winning £11,000 in prize money. Henry Nathan, an undergraduate in Film, Media and photography, entered his freelance work into Calumet Photographic’s national annual competition but didn’t think it would get noticed. He said “I never dared … Read More

Two students shot dead after party turns into a nightmare

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Two students at the Agricultural and Technical State University in North Carolina have been fatally wounded at an off-campus party, causing student safety to come under scrutiny. The victims were 19 year old Alisia Dieudonne, who was a sophomore computer science major, and 21 year old Ahmad Campbell, a junior … Read More