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Leeds academic accused of “grooming” and “sexual harassment” in new Al-Jazeera podcast

New episodes of ‘Degrees of Abuse’, an Al-Jazeera Investigates podcast, have revealed that 6 women have made allegations of “grooming” and “sexual harassment” against a… Read More

Leeds nightclub boycott planned after reports of women being ‘injected with needles’

Students say they will boycott nightclubs in Leeds next week to pressure venues to introduce tighter security measures amid reports of several women being spiked… Read More

NewsFix: Newsletter aimed at students ditches subscription fee

A newsletter for students that promises to change the way you stay informed!  NewsFix breaks down the top stories going on around the world, providing impartial … Read More

University staff threaten to strike again over pay and pensions

Students could again be disrupted by strike action this semester after the University and College Union (UCU) opened a strike ballot over pay and pensions… Read More

Climate activists to march on Light Night Leeds ahead of COP26

A group of nine Spanish climate activists will reach Leeds on Friday, as part of their nearly 1000 km hike across the UK. Starting in… Read More

Universities warned that online learning doesn’t offer value for money for students

The controversy surrounding university tuition fees continues, as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warns UK universities that favouring online learning could lessen… Read More

Nine Russell Group universities still have links with arms dealers

More than a third of the Russell Group have either taken money or invested in arms trade firms over the past five years, it can… Read More

Afghanistan faces an uncertain future after Taliban takeover

After 20 years of the US’ War on Terror, President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw all American forces from Afghanistan on September 11 this year… Read More

Leading LGBTQ+ body and UCU call for an end to “systemic transphobia” at University of Leeds.

The University of Leeds’ LGBTQ+ Staff Network and University College Union (UCU) have written a joint letter to the VC Simone Buitendijk calling for an… Read More

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