Tag : York

Australian MP Resigns After Lying About University of Leeds Degree

6 months ago / 0 comments

An Australian Labor MP has resigned from his post after repeatedly lying about elements of his past. Barry Urban, MP for Darling Range, alleged that he graduated from the University of Leeds in 1993 with an undergraduate degree in Physical Education and Applied Social Science. However, the Legislative Assembly’s Procedure and … Read More

10 ways to de-stress now that exams are done.

10 months ago / 0 comments

There’s no two ways about it, exams are stressful. But now, thankfully, for most of us they’re over. So here are 10 ways to de-stress now that you’re free. Meet your friends for a coffee and a chat. Meeting friends is a great way to take your mind off your … Read More

Leeds Gets Top Ten Spot for First Time

1 year ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has secured a place in the top 10 universities in the UK, in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The overall 2018 rankings are based on a range of metrics and, after being named University of the Year by the guide last … Read More

Death of Bristol students sparks national conversation on mental health

2 years ago / 0 comments

A coroner is investigating three sudden deaths of students from the University of Bristol. The causes of the deaths have yet to be officially established, although tribute messages left on memorial pages established following the deaths suggest the students may have taken their own lives. Two of the students have … Read More

Suicide rates at York University hit record high

2 years ago / 0 comments

The City of York council has launched an investigation after up to five students at the University of York killed themselves in one year. The number is thought to be the highest ever at a British university in a single year. Saher Ahmad, 20, Daniel Pinfold, 23, Christopher Walsh, 21, … Read More

Words of Wintour

3 years ago / 0 comments

“Seek to be relevant, to be agile and to be educated” This was the advice Anna Wintour gave to students seeking success, in a speech made at The Northern Youth Fashion Show.  The Editor of American Vogue and one of Forbes’s ‘most powerful women in the world’ emphasised the importance … Read More

Leeds Batter York in Rugby Thriller

3 years ago / 0 comments

YORK suffered a crushing defeat against Leeds women on Wednesday afternoon. Due to Leeds’ dominant possession and their strong attack from the outset, York were in for a tough game. Straight after kick-off, the ball was driven into York’s half, posing a threat to the opposition early on. York fought back … Read More

Magic returns to York with Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

3 years ago / 0 comments

Magic hasn’t been performed in England for over 300 years, but two magicians are about to change all that. BBC’s adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s novel Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell places the return of magic against the backdrop of the Napoleonic War and Regency society, with BBC’s trademark use of … Read More

Pub grub and culture on your doorstep in York

4 years ago / 0 comments

After a month of exams and being trapped in a continuous migratory pattern between Hyde Park and Edward Boyle, there was much talk about ‘getting out’ and escaping Leeds for a day. That’s how last Sunday, eight pounds and a twenty minute train ride later I found myself, along with … Read More

Travel | Welcome to Yorkshire

4 years ago / 0 comments

From the Humber to the dales, Yorkshire has a wealth of spots worth visiting during your time here. They don’t call it God’s Own Country for nothing, and you should make the most of if while you’re here. Harrogate A £5 return train journey away from Leeds is the beautiful … Read More