This month, international students studying at Russell Group universities joined forces and asked for a 30% reimbursement for tuition fees that would compensate for the challenges they have faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They […]
We caught up with society president Alfie Milnes-Dobbs to discuss adapting to coronavirus and Brexit, both as students and as a society.
As Leeds University has not been asked to close, a growing concern for the well-being of students has become a major issue faced by the university.
According to a report by The Higher Education Statistics Agency, (HESA) the number of international students enrolling into universities is back on the rise after a Brexit dip. HESA, a body made up of experts […]
From Monday 25th November to Wednesday 4th December, eight days of strikes took place at sixty universities across the UK. Forty thousand members of university staff took part in industrial action to back continuing debates […]
An international student gives advice to all individuals coming to the United Kingdom for the first time. If you are reading this, you are most probably slightly terrified with the decision to move away from […]
Does your accent change depending on who you’re talking to? Do you randomly slip foreign slang into your sentences? Have you spent absurd amounts of time on airplanes? If the answer to those questions is […]
Laura Manzi interviews members of the diverse international student population Interview 1: Raluca – Romania We sit at the Balcony with our coffee, and she starts smiling shyly. I am so glad she accepted to […]
Global Café is a weekly gathering organised by the Global Community in order to bring international students together in an informal, friendly environment. Even though I’ve already been at the university for a year, as […]
The University Chancellor has called for more Indian students following a ‘dramatic drop’ in their number at Leeds. Broadcaster and peer, Melvyn Bragg criticised ‘clumsy visa changes’ and limited opportunities for international students to remain […]
With the number of international students studying at UK Universities decreasing in recent years, Joseph Birch investigates where all the international students have gone and why they’re staying away. A report by the Higher […]
President: Mary Burrows Membership: £5/ year Membership discounts: 10-20 percent off at Occasions fancy dress shop; free miso soup when you buy sushi at Sesame in the Union; discounted drinks and tickets to society events Regular meetings: Thursdays 1-3pm; […]