Leicester students have passed a vote of no confidence in the Vice-Chancellor and Executive Board at the University of Leicester.
As I’m sure you’re all aware by now, SU Executive Officer elections are very much underway. As part of LSM’s election coverage, I spoke to the two running candidates for Wellbeing – Karli Wargner and Millie Loader – about their manifestos and aspirations for the next year if elected.
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.”
Written by Toby Cray, featuring interview from SU President Mia Nembhard
Written by Ed Morrison Last week, in response to a question about tuition fee refunds from a red-faced Piers Morgan, the universities minister, Michelle Donelan, exclaimed: “We set the maximum level of tuition fees and it is up to universities to then decide what they are going to charge.” Donelan’s OIA level advice rejects any proposal for the government to pay students compensation for their undervalued tuition and is a bitter pill to swallow for those, like myself, who felt reinvigorated and hopeful that change was on the horizon, especially after a government petition for reduced tuition fees received over 550,000 signatures. In light of this, it is perhaps unsurprising that this latest government advice has fallen on deaf ears among students, who feel sick and tired at the treatment they have received this academic year. These views are expressed in a new poll by the University of Leicester Students’ Union as part of a new ‘Tuition Fees Campaign.’ Organised by the SU President, Mia Nembhard, she hopes it will “help get as many students …
The university faced widespread criticism at the student council meeting, with no one speaking against the motion.
Trapped and alone in Oadby student village, Lyla was helpless as her friend bore down on her. “At that moment it became apparent I didn’t know this person, and it made me fear for my life.”
An FOI has revealed that only one student out of 13 accused, has been suspended for sexual assault.
Four petitions opposing the proposed compulsory redundancies at the University of Leicester have received over four thousand signatures from across the globe
Students feel lack of government support has left them with no choice but to return to campus, against guidelines.
University of Leicester to make up to 145 staff redundant in bid to maintain “academic excellence”
As we enter the start of the New Year, it is clear that the reverberating effects of the virus are continuing to wreak havoc. How has this affected university compensation?
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.
Hannah Westwood talks to founder Harriet Noy for the inside scoop on Hazaar, the zero-waste market place for students, by students.