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Students react: University of Leeds suffers power outage

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By Charlotte Lascelles Embed from Getty Images Students have expressed their frustration after the University of Leeds suffered a power cut this morning. While not all of the buildings on site were affected, students and staff in the areas of Chemistry, Media, English, Physics, Music and Education were told to work from home due to their core buildings losing power. […]

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Unpaid internships branded slave labour as Lords debate a ban

Unpaid internships branded slave labour as Lords debate a ban

  By Jorgie McHale-Ramsell UNPAID INTERNSHIPS have been compared to modern slavery in a debate in the House of Lords this morning. Lord Mitchell told the chamber: “Unpaid interns are slaves – it’s our duty to stop it.”

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Escape rooms could help Leeds students improve problem-solving skills and combat stress during exam season

Escape rooms could help Leeds students improve problem-solving skills and combat stress during exam season

By Barbara Klonowska MANAGERS OF escape rooms in Leeds agree that playing the physical adventure games can boost brainpower and reduce stress for students caused by exams and dissertation deadlines. 

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Leeds students connect to talk about mental health and wellbeing at Sikhing Positivity Workshop

Leeds students connect to talk about mental health and wellbeing at Sikhing Positivity Workshop

By Rajdeep Jheeta LEEDS STUDENTS speak out about the problems within the Sikh community  by discussing  the issues they deal with day-to-day.   The Leeds Sikh society came together at University of Leeds on Thursday to discuss the stigma attached around mental health and wellbeing in the community. The workshop was held by organisers Manveer Kaur and Tript Kaur, both […]

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Is it possible to survive Christmas on a student budget?

Is it possible to survive Christmas on a student budget?

By Jack Edwards FOR STUDENTS on a budget, the Christmas period is a difficult time of year to survive, however it is not impossible.

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Headaches in Headingley as student parties cause noise nuisance

Headaches in Headingley as student parties cause noise nuisance

By Jack Goodman MORE THAN three quarters of noise complaints in Headingley are caused by loud music and parties. A study found that in the LS6 area – a well known hotspot for student accommodation – approximately 83% of the complaints were classified as either ‘party’ or ‘music’ between January and September.

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University should not be a debt factory

University should not be a debt factory

Sheldon Ridley spoke to students taking part in their first national demonstration… A NEW WAVE of students have arrived to combat the ever threatening policies of the Conservative government.

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Students warned to check home insurance as thieves target shared houses

Students warned to check home insurance as thieves target shared houses

By Scott Francis STUDENTS HAVE warned that getting insurance is a must in the run up to Christmas after their house was burgled.

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Police pledge to crackdown on noisy student house parties in Leeds

Police pledge to crackdown on noisy student house parties in Leeds

By Abbey Gray A CLAMPDOWN on noisy student parties has been announced in Headingley. West Yorkshire Police have said that reducing noise caused by parties is of high priority and are working alongside Leeds City Council and universities to tackle this. The council’s out of hours Noise Nuisance Team and police officers patrol the area regularly in an attempt to […]

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Glass half full as Leeds’ Capital of Culture bid “excludes non-drinkers”

Glass half full as Leeds’ Capital of Culture bid “excludes non-drinkers”

By Elle Rigby THE ORGANISERS of Leeds’ bid to become Capital of Culture in 2023 might be hoping to raise a celebratory glass if they win the accolade… but what about those who don’t like a tipple?

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