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  • Leeds Met students redesign derelict Wakefield watermill
    Leeds Met students redesign derelict Wakefield watermill

    Tuesday, October 8, 2013

    Imaginative students fromLeedsMetropolitanUniversityare to have their ideas on how to breathe new life into an historic watermill put on show to the public. TheLeedsstudent designers have be...

  • Inventory help guide for tenants
    Inventory help guide for tenants

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    Those renting Leeds student accommodation can now consult a guide which will inform them of their rights in compiling an inventory at the start of the tenancy to avoid deposit disputes at the ...

  • Students' varied roads to success
    Students' varied roads to success

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    Sid Waddell famously put the knowledge he gained reading Modern History at Cambridge to good use during his darts commentaries. Without studying for his 2:1 at St John's College, the late wo...

  • Global chance to study online 'in Leeds'
    Global chance to study online 'in Leeds'

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    Students around the world are being offered the chance to take online degree-level courses offered byLeedsUniversity. Leeds is among more than 20 leadingUKuniversities which have started pro...

  • Students' party habits revealed
    Students' party habits revealed

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    As Freshers' Week gets into full swing, a study shows university students spend at least three nights a week in their favourite bars and clubs. An average night out lasts six hours, 20 minut...

  • Yorkshire bucks national rent rise trend
    Yorkshire bucks national rent rise trend

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    Private tenants in Yorkshire towns and cities such asLeedsare bucking a national trend which has seen rents rising to a near all-time high, according to a new report. LSL Property Services, ...

  • Students refresh their online images
    Students refresh their online images

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    Online image is paramount for students, particularly those embarking on their first year at university. Research from VoucherCodes reveals that 68% of freshers will have a spring clean of th...

  • NUS leader hopeful of loan pledge
    NUS leader hopeful of loan pledge

    Thursday, October 3, 2013

    The new leader of the National Union of Students says she believes the Government could soon guarantee that graduates will not pay more if the student loan book falls into private hands. Peo...

  • UK pilot for US-style degree grading
    UK pilot for US-style degree grading

    Thursday, October 3, 2013

    Degrees being taken byLeedsstudents could be among those a new American-style grading system is tested on, it has been revealed.  Based on students' grade point averages (GPA), the prop...

  • Leeds Uni among best for 'student quality of life'
    Leeds Uni among best for 'student quality of life'

    Thursday, October 3, 2013

    When it comes to student quality of life,LeedsUniversityis up there with the best in the country. The institution recently finished 12th in a national poll carried out by Lloyds Bank, while ...