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  • Win £50 iTunes Voucher
    Win £50 iTunes Voucher

    Monday, November 25, 2013

    We have decided to offer our great followers on Twitter the chance to win £50 worth of iTunes vouchers! It's very simple to enter. All you have to do is; If you don't already, follow us...

  • Leeds online course taken in 120 nations
    Leeds online course taken in 120 nations

    Monday, November 25, 2013

    Students from more than 120 countries around the world took part in a pioneering free online course run by the University of Leeds, it has been revealed. According to the organisers, the two...

  • Leeds Carnegie join basketball's elite
    Leeds Carnegie join basketball's elite

    Friday, November 22, 2013

    Leeds is to join Yorkshire neighbours Sheffield with a team in the top-flight basketball league inBritain. From next season Leeds Carnegie will take on Sheffield Sharks and others in the Bri...

  • Leeds is safest city for road users
    Leeds is safest city for road users

    Thursday, November 21, 2013

    Leeds' roads are among the safest in the country, figures from the Department for Transport suggest. Of the eight English 'core cities' outside ofLondon,Leedshad the lowest number of people ...

  • Moving house? 7 ways to make the move easier
    Moving house? 7 ways to make the move easier

    Thursday, November 21, 2013

    As December approaches, we near that time again when students or young professionals move home as their lease runs out on their current Leeds flat or house. But just the thought of moving h...

  • Leeds students admit money worries
    Leeds students admit money worries

    Wednesday, November 20, 2013

    A large number of students in Leeds have financial concerns, research reveals. Through its 'Express Yourself' campaign, Leeds University Union (LUU) has found that 30% of students are affect...

  • Sadness as The Garage shuts down
    Sadness as The Garage shuts down

    Tuesday, November 19, 2013

    A "sad time for the world of clubbing in Leeds" has been announced, as indie venue The Garage has had to shut down. The landlord of the East Parade club has declined to lengthen its tenancy,...

  • How to get on with your house mates & not alienate them
    How to get on with your house mates & not alienate them

    Thursday, November 14, 2013

    So you and your mates have decided to live with each other, you've been looking at student flats in Leeds for a while and finally found one. Fantastic stuff! It's only after moving in, how...

  • Top 10 tips for cleaning student flats in Leeds
    Top 10 tips for cleaning student flats in Leeds

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013

    Remember how excited you were finding the perfect flat?  Remember how squeaky clean everything was when you first moved in? It felt as if your Leeds student flat was your oyster, that ...

  • How to deal with a difficult Leeds landlord
    How to deal with a difficult Leeds landlord

    Friday, November 8, 2013

    Having a difficult landlord makes everything about renting just a lot more… well, difficult.  Luckily, most landlords are decent people and try to make things as easy as possible for us...