Leicester students have passed a vote of no confidence in the Vice-Chancellor and Executive Board at the University of Leicester.
Or brown. Or disabled. Or gay. Or trans.
The University of Leicester’s Attenborough Arts Centre has seen the Coronavirus pandemic impact its culture and finances.
Studying in the middle of a global pandemic is challenging for any student, but for those living in Nixon Court, there are more challenges than they signed up for.
When people are healthy, life is taken for granted. But for some, the illness is with them forever.
The Case of the Texas Power Crisis demonstrates the potential of Climate Change to expose and exploit the weaknesses of the broken Western economic system.
Two students have been poisoned by mould spores in their Southmeade court accomodation at the University of Leicester.
Rhiannon Jenkins has been announced as the new President of the Students’ Union on 5 March, after a somewhat controversial race.
Pedram Bani Asadi released a two-minute video on Instagram that was critical of the Students’ Union’s decision to pull him from the presidential race.
Written by Max Ashforth Petitions arise over defunding to the pure mathematics department at the University of Leicester. Freddie Mansfield, a third-year student, and Hannah Amliwala, a second-year student, recently started a student-led petition, that has gained 87 signatures, as of 4 March. This petition was set up in response to one set up by staff, which has been signed by over 1,000 people. The recent announcement has not been supported by all students, as Freddie stated: “I can’t see any positives about how the changes would benefit maths students.” The changes set out by University of Leicester Vice-Chancellor, Professor Nishan Canagarajah, include the redundancies of 12 pure mathematics lecturers. These redundancies would be followed by the appointment of three teaching roles. Currently, staff split their time between teaching and researching the subject, however the plan is for this to be reduced to just teaching roles. It is feared that reducing the number of staff in the department would deter prospective students from applying to the university. The long-term impact and knock-on effects, which would …
Pedram Bani Asadi has been removed from the University of Leicester Students’ Union Presidential Elections due to “three separate, alleged breaches of the election regulations.”
The presidential Q&A for the Students’ Union election race was pulled yesterday, on 3 March, at the last minute and without an explanation.
A cover photo of a playboy magazine has appeared on the Executive Elections 2021 Candidates webpage, as the first day of the election gets underway.
The Vice Chancellor has said that he will not consider taking a pay cut to his salary of £250K, despite putting 145 jobs at risk.
Leicester students and staff give their response to the implementation of the Vaccine in the UK
The University of Leicester have been accused of monitoring social media accounts of staff members by three academics.
Despite the bleak media portrayals of HIV and AIDS, it is no longer fatal. Advancements in treatment mean that more HIV-positive people live longer.
A ‘Students Against Redundancies’ petition opposing redundancies for lecturers and departmental staff has attracted more than 500 signatures.
A recent influx of people posting stories of sexual assault and rape, on Facebook page LeicFess, was sparked after a survivor of sexual assault spoke out on 30 January.
The University of Leicester is yet to produce its annual financial statement for the last academic year, sparking concerns about a lack of transparency over their financial troubles.
The university faced widespread criticism at the student council meeting, with no one speaking against the motion.
An FOI has revealed that only one student out of 13 accused, has been suspended for sexual assault.
The University and College Union (UCU) Leicester branch held a meeting on 25 January where they laid out plans to oppose the prospect of compulsory redundancies,
University of Leicester students left frustrated at being forced to pay rent for vacated student houses.
Four petitions opposing the proposed compulsory redundancies at the University of Leicester have received over four thousand signatures from across the globe
The University of Leicester has faced widespread criticism over the cuts to the English department, that were announced to staff in an email, three hours into the first day of term.
University of Leicester to make up to 145 staff redundant in bid to maintain “academic excellence”
Students residing in University of Leicester accommodation can claim a discount on their rent payments, that will be calculated in March.
A petition started by Leicester Student Magazine calling for the University of Leicester to implement a safety net currently has 1,216 signatures and counting.
At 8pm on Monday evening, Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation and announced another national lockdown. The message to “stay at home” ends the prospect of face-to-face teaching for many university students, who had been told it might return this term.