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  • Leeds Trinity plans campus growth
    Leeds Trinity plans campus growth

    Monday, January 20, 2014

    Hundreds of Leeds students could be heading for Horsforth following proposals by Trinity University to expand its student base. The burgeoning university wants to increase numbers from 3,250...

  • Leeds private sector tenants are enjoying lower rent bills than they did a year ago, a new study suggests.
    Leeds private sector tenants are enjoying lower rent bills than they did a year ago, a new study suggests.

    Monday, January 20, 2014

    Average monthly rents in Yorkshire and the Humber stand at £530 - 2.1% less in December 2013 than they were 12 months earlier. This contrasts with the national average of a 1.5% rise to £745,...

  • Search is on for thriftiest student in UK
    Search is on for thriftiest student in UK

    Thursday, January 16, 2014

    From beans on toast to wearing the same pair of socks all week without washing them, students are full of money-saving ideas. Now they can win £200 for their efforts, simply by sharing their ...

  • Renting a good option as house prices rise
    Renting a good option as house prices rise

    Thursday, January 16, 2014

    Increasing house prices may make renting a property more attractive, after property prices hit another record high in November. Values went up by 5.4% year-on-year across the UK, while in L...

  • University staff set for strikes
    University staff set for strikes

    Thursday, January 16, 2014

    University staff are set to stage another series of two-hour walkouts in a continuing row over pay. The University and College Union (UCU) said its members would strike on Thursday January 2...

  • University to host business workshops
    University to host business workshops

    Wednesday, January 8, 2014

    Experts from Leeds Metropolitan University are to pass on the latest business insights through a unique series of workshops. As well as helping local businesses think differently about what ...

  • Leeds to ponder culture capital bid
    Leeds to ponder culture capital bid

    Tuesday, January 7, 2014

    Councillors in Leeds are considering launching a bid to become European Capital of Culture. In a public meeting on Tuesday, councillors and members of the public will discuss the potential f...

  • NUS extra launches new mobile site
    NUS extra launches new mobile site

    Friday, January 3, 2014

    The National Union of Students (NUS) has created a new mobile site which will make it easier for Leeds students to buy NUS extra student discount cards. The new mobile site means there are f...

  • Princess Royal to visit Leeds Met
    Princess Royal to visit Leeds Met

    Friday, January 3, 2014

    Leeds students are set to receive a royal visitor in January. The Princess Royal will attend a conference organised by Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy students at Leeds Metropolitan ...

  • Student enterprise zones announced
    Student enterprise zones announced

    Friday, January 3, 2014

    A £15 million scheme to encourage students to build the Yahoos and Microsofts of the future has been unveiled by the Government. Universities will be able to bid for a share of the fund that...