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  • University receives biggest-ever donation
    University receives biggest-ever donation

    Friday, November 29, 2013

    A former economics student has returned to The University of Leeds to make the biggest donation the institution has ever received. Irvine Laidlaw was aLeedsstudent in the 1960s and has now g...

  • How to get on to the property ladder
    How to get on to the property ladder

    Thursday, November 28, 2013

    Life is full of big decisions and deciding to buy your own home is certainly one of the biggest and most exciting. It's a huge commitment, but it can also be very rewarding! After renting in...

  • Film-making graduates celebrate award
    Film-making graduates celebrate award

    Thursday, November 28, 2013

    Masters graduates at Leeds Metropolitan'sNorthernFilmSchoolhave spoken of their pride at receiving an award at the International Student Film and Video Festival inBeijing. Leedsstudents Pete...

  • Top 5 Leeds properties available to rent now
    Top 5 Leeds properties available to rent now

    Wednesday, November 27, 2013

    The crème de la crème, the cream of the crop! Here are the top 5 Leeds properties available to rent right now from us here at Pickard's.  From professional flats to student houses, thes...

  • Leeds to host Sports Personality 2013
    Leeds to host Sports Personality 2013

    Wednesday, November 27, 2013

    Leeds will further add to its credentials next month, as it is due to play host to this year's 2013 Sports Personality of the Year event. The star-studded event will take place on December 1...

  • 5 reasons why you won't get a mortgage
    5 reasons why you won't get a mortgage

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013

    It seems the house market boom is yet to reach West Yorkshire as Leeds properties have seen a slight fall in prices over the last 12 months. Good news for those first time buyers, right? ...

  • 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 ...