POLIS students Freya Curtis, Eleanor Noyce and Victoria Pearce wrote an open letter to Deputy Vice Chancellor Tom Ward calling for the university to ‘review and reverse’ their decision.
The letter gathered nearly 100 signatures from fellow POLIS students and describes the amended module catalogue as ‘Eurocentric, westernised and whitewashed’.
If you were given £10,000 to stay indoors for longer, to not attend or host house parties and to socialise with strangers as infrequently as possible, would you comply? Would you give up raves, house […]
Clarissa Leung offers her advice for international freshers starting university in the current climate.
With Boris Johnson urging recently that “absolutely every pupil needs to be back in school,” the return to education for both primary, secondary and higher education students across the UK after almost 6 months this week is finally a reality. However, the return is expected to present some major challenges to students’ wellbeing and mental health.
Finding employment is stressful enough at the best of times. Yet for recent graduates, their future plans are in flux, as they face a job market indelibly warped by Covid-19. Aino Lappalainen spoke to young […]
Tami Cherrie-Rees explores the therapeutic benefits of the Facebook confession page Leedsfess.
The University of Leeds has become the most recent university to introduce a grade ‘safety net’ for students, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Yesterday afternoon the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Education, Tom Ward, […]
As the novel coronavirus spread around the world, affected millions of the people’s lives, and forced Universities and schools to shut down across the country, the Government has claimed it is striving to do all […]
Several weeks into lockdown and with most of the editorial team having moved back home for the time-being, there’s one group of individuals who have certainly enjoyed everyone being stuck at home with no choice but to take them on walks and cuddle them all day long.
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During the UCU strikes last semester, a group of striking staff at the University of Leeds hosted a teach-out, inviting students to discuss the possibility of setting up a student-staff coalition for the climate. While […]
Following the successful implementation of a “safety net” regulation at a number of UK universities, a petition has been created for the same to be considered at the University of Leeds. The safety net will […]
Vice-chancellors of UK universities have said to the government they are not able to completely shut down if the coronavirus outbreak worsens. This is due to the thousands of students who would be left with […]