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  • Top 5 things to look out for when renting a flat in Leeds
    Top 5 things to look out for when renting a flat in Leeds

    Monday, October 28, 2013

    Looking to rent a flat in Leeds? Good shout! Leeds is a vibrant, cosmopolitan and genuinely fantastic place to live. I should know - I've lived here for 22 years!  There's a vast a...

  • Academic courses such as A levels 'more likely to be competed'
    Academic courses such as A levels 'more likely to be competed'

    Monday, October 28, 2013

    Students are more likely to complete traditional academic courses such as A levels than vocational alternatives, research has suggested. The new Government figures show that although sixth-f...

  • Half of A-level predictions wrong
    Half of A-level predictions wrong

    Thursday, October 24, 2013

    New statistics have shown that less than half of A-level grade predictions prove to be accurate. Cambridge Assessment, which owns OCR, one ofEngland's biggest exam boards, reported that only...

  • What's on next month in Leeds
    What's on next month in Leeds

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013

    Are you sick of heading down to the same old nights every week? Leeds is a great city with plenty to offer for students and professionals! There's some amazing things happening in Leeds t...

  • Unis 'must expand to meet demand'
    Unis 'must expand to meet demand'

    Monday, October 21, 2013

    The amount of places at UK universities will need to grow by at least a quarter to meet long-term demand, the universities minister has warned. David Willetts thinks that the number of place...

  • What should I do if I get ill at university?
    What should I do if I get ill at university?

    Thursday, October 17, 2013

    No doubt you'll have already had a bout of Freshers flu and just about survived it … just! But what happens if you get really ill while you're at Uni? No mum to bring you chicken soup or c...

  • Leeds Uni library to open 24-hours during exams
    Leeds Uni library to open 24-hours during exams

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013

    Students at Leeds University have been granted 24-hour library access during exam periods. The Edward Boyle Library will remain open all day and night so undergraduates have somewhere to wor...

  • Dream job joy for Leeds graduates
    Dream job joy for Leeds graduates

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013

    New research shows two in five graduates living in Leeds have landed their dream job or are heading in the right direction, almost double the number of non-graduates. The Department for Busi...

  • 'Vibrant' Leeds city centre hits UK top five
    'Vibrant' Leeds city centre hits UK top five

    Monday, October 14, 2013

    Students have been given a new vibrant location to aim for after Leeds city centre was named one ofEngland's most exciting places to live and work. The city centre has been ranked fifth in a...

  • Use Your Student Card To Pay Your Taxi Fare!
    Use Your Student Card To Pay Your Taxi Fare!

    Friday, October 11, 2013

    You're awesome. You know you're awesome, and after seven Jagerbombs, you're really awesome! You stagger out of the club, head to McDonalds, and cheeseburger in hand, you realize you have the...