It comes as no surprise that COVID has had a huge impact upon the job market.
Leicester students and staff give their response to the implementation of the Vaccine in the UK
Leicester students give their views on covid-19, lockdown, and those that are breaking government guidelines
A students shared thoughts as she navigates through the UK’s 3rd national lockdown.
Konstantinos Kolokotronis is an EU student studying at Leicester, and details his experiences and problems raised from studying remotely from home.
It may be uncertain and difficult times, but the latest email from the University of Leicester to students simply wasn’t enough, and I for one am tired of emails promising more and not delivering.
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.
Since October, students at the University of Leicester have been trying to come to terms with the demands of speaking online as they adapt to digital learning.
In Leicester, where higher COVID-19 restrictions have not been lifted for more than 150 days, I discuss my experiences of living and studying in the city.
Leicester’s Students’ Union voted by 35-5 to oppose the university’s ‘disinvestment strategy’ during an impassioned exchange at their annual meeting on the 1st of December.
“The system isn’t built for families like mine to succeed” – Marcus Rashford, MBE In 2019 alone, 1.9 million school children claimed free school meals in England, accounting for 15% of state school pupils in the country. The scheme is accessible for students in nursery through to sixth form/college and is allocated depending on the Household’s yearly income. It is available for those in England, Scotland and Wales with a household income of less than £7,400, and in Northern Ireland, is accessible for those with a household income of less than £14,000. Since national lockdown began in March, free school meals have cost the Government £129 million, as they funded the scheme in half term and over the Easter holidays. The issue of funding arose in the lead up to the summer holidays this year. The Government rejected the possibility of continuing the scheme throughout the holiday, which caused a national outcry. The possibility of being able to provide food for children in the midst of a global pandemic for some was a task they …
You might not be stumbling home across Victoria park or catching a taxi back to Oadby with strangers this weekend but, on Saturday night, the Athena will be transformed for the biggest Halloween event in the city.
As schools enter October half term, 1.4 million disadvantaged children in the UK who would usually receive Free School Meals will not be receiving food vouchers as a result of the House of Commons vote this week.
The University of Leicester has reported an average of 12 new cases a day over the last week, which is relatively small compared to other universities.