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  • What do I do if my boiler breaks?
    What do I do if my boiler breaks?

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013

    All of a sudden, it's gone ridiculously cold - everyone's got their new winter coats on, your car windows look all icy and you can see your breath in front of you. It's officially winter in ...

  • Leeds students head for Shanghai showcase
    Leeds students head for Shanghai showcase

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013

    Two Leeds students are heading to China for an international conference after winning scholarships. Elissar Shalhoub, an MSc International Events Management student at Leeds Metropolitan Uni...

  • Leeds students' bus service boost
    Leeds students' bus service boost

    Monday, November 4, 2013

    Leedsstudents are to benefit from improvements to a busy bus service that links the city with Otley, Ilkley and Skipton. Operator First said it has moved to provide additional and extended j...

  • Students reveal job expectations
    Students reveal job expectations

    Friday, November 1, 2013

    Students are wise to the demands of the current job market, research suggests.   According to YouGov's School Leavers and Students First Jobs report, students anticipate they will ne...

  • University staff strike in pay row
    University staff strike in pay row

    Thursday, October 31, 2013

    Tens of thousands of university lecturers and administrative staff are taking part in a one-day strike in a row over pay.  In the first national strike in seven years for the sector, Th...

  • How to ensure you get ALL of your house deposit back
    How to ensure you get ALL of your house deposit back

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013

    What is the biggest bugbear of all students? Getting their full deposit back! Landlords have got a bad rep for giving back students a measly portion of their deposit for Leeds properties. ...

  • Leeds students urged to recycle more
    Leeds students urged to recycle more

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013

    Leeds City Council has urged students living in the Headingley and Hyde Park areas of the city to recycle more. Councillor Mark Dobson, executive board member for the environment, said tradi...

  • Universities braced for walkout
    Universities braced for walkout

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013

    Academics and university admin workers are set to stage a one-day walkout amid an ongoing pay dispute. Thursday's planned action means time is running out for talks, according to union leade...

  • 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...