The University of Leicester has chosen not to sign up to the COP26 University declaration for reasons that are yet to be made public.
Leicester Students’ Union (SU) discussed a budget cut of £508,000 due to the financial impact of the pandemic at a recent Student Council meeting.
Nightclubs and bars in Leicester have come under scrutiny after increasing reports of spiking, particularly via injection. LSM asked city centre venues how they are responding to concerns highlighted in the Big Night in movement.
Leicester Students’ Union released a statement backtracking on their original stance to support O2 Academy events, amidst national boycotts of nightclubs.
Biological Sciences students have been left waiting for their exam results as a result of the ongoing redundancy dispute.
A University of Leicester rent protest organised by the Rent Strike team took place on campus on June 1st.
Following the news of Prince Phillip’s death on Friday, French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo swiftly mounted their one-trick-pony, and by the very same evening had posted a topical cartoon to their Twitter, depicting ‘l’hommage d’Harry & Meghan au Prince Phillip’
The University of Leicester have threatened to remove the title of Professor Emeritus from the retired academic Peter Armstrong over his social media activity, following recent disagreement over disinvestment proposals.
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Or brown. Or disabled. Or gay. Or trans.
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
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.
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.
University of Leicester students condemned Millwall fans after they booed their players before the match against Derby County on December 5, as they took the knee in a gesture against racism.
The Brexit agreement has ended the UK’s participation in the Erasmus scheme.
Leicester Student Magazine spoke to eight isolating households (comprising over 25 students) during October, and discovered that only half of them had received the free food package.
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 Students’ Union has launched a new campaign around sport and safety, after a Leicester student was followed whilst on a run.
The Government student evacuation – a calculated strategy or a recipe for disaster?
Leicester University stands by its professor in culture war accusations
Meggie Eloy and Carla Field have been shortlisted as finalists for the 2020 Green Gown Awards for ‘Student Sustainability Champion of the Year’.
Written by Sabirah Mohammed After a prolonged and gruelling wait, the results of the American Presidential Election were finally announced on the 7th November 2020. For some Americans, it was a day of momentous celebration and triumph, whilst for others, a dismal retreat. Crowds of ecstatic Biden supporters took to the streets of America cheering from all corners of the White House, welcoming the President-Elect of America. “He is honest, he is straightforward, and he has the experience to lead this country out of this very dark period,” said former White House Advisor, Omaraso Manigault, interviewed in Washington. The presidential election turnout this year recorded the highest turnout in 120 years at 66.9%. The key states were significant in securing votes for the candidates, particularly in Pennsylvania, where the most electoral votes are located. It was announced on the day Biden won the presidential ticket that he had secured 20 electoral votes in Pennsylvania, essentially earning him his victory. Trump tweets to ‘STOP THE COUNT!’ When more votes were counted and it was clear that …
Around the world, news of Trump’s loss has brought hope, relief and excitement. But his poisonous politics are far from defeated. Any lapses in concentration could have devasting consequences.