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  • Moving house? 7 ways to make the move easier
    Moving house? 7 ways to make the move easier

    Thursday, November 21, 2013

    As December approaches, we near that time again when students or young professionals move home as their lease runs out on their current Leeds flat or house. But just the thought of moving h...

  • Leeds students admit money worries
    Leeds students admit money worries

    Wednesday, November 20, 2013

    A large number of students in Leeds have financial concerns, research reveals. Through its 'Express Yourself' campaign, Leeds University Union (LUU) has found that 30% of students are affect...

  • Sadness as The Garage shuts down
    Sadness as The Garage shuts down

    Tuesday, November 19, 2013

    A "sad time for the world of clubbing in Leeds" has been announced, as indie venue The Garage has had to shut down. The landlord of the East Parade club has declined to lengthen its tenancy,...

  • How to get on with your house mates & not alienate them
    How to get on with your house mates & not alienate them

    Thursday, November 14, 2013

    So you and your mates have decided to live with each other, you've been looking at student flats in Leeds for a while and finally found one. Fantastic stuff! It's only after moving in, how...

  • Top 10 tips for cleaning student flats in Leeds
    Top 10 tips for cleaning student flats in Leeds

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013

    Remember how excited you were finding the perfect flat?  Remember how squeaky clean everything was when you first moved in? It felt as if your Leeds student flat was your oyster, that ...

  • How to deal with a difficult Leeds landlord
    How to deal with a difficult Leeds landlord

    Friday, November 8, 2013

    Having a difficult landlord makes everything about renting just a lot more… well, difficult.  Luckily, most landlords are decent people and try to make things as easy as possible for us...

  • Student union study to aid members
    Student union study to aid members

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013

    A university union wants to "understand the truth behind the student experience" through a study of student members. Leeds University Union is having the research carried out to "revolutioni...

  • 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...