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
Content warning: strong language
This is a poem about being vulnerable in love as a cynical person. It’s a lot happier than it probably sounds, I promise.
Going outside and breathing fresh air is essential during these challenging times, so here are the top 10 cutest open areas in Leicester to take your partner or loved one on.
The University of Leicester have been accused of monitoring social media accounts of staff members by three academics.
Muzammil Khomusi writes about the cuts to the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour from a student’s perspective
Written by Toby Cray, featuring interview from SU President Mia Nembhard
Louise Manley, leader of UoL rent strike, speaks about their ongoing campaign calling on the university to treat students fairly, and put well-being before profit.
A ‘Students Against Redundancies’ petition opposing redundancies for lecturers and departmental staff has attracted more than 500 signatures.
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 …
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.
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.
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,
Konstantinos Kolokotronis is an EU student studying at Leicester, and details his experiences and problems raised from studying remotely from home.
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
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.
A student response to Guy Adams’ disparaging Daily Mail article.
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.
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”
Students residing in University of Leicester accommodation can claim a discount on their rent payments, that will be calculated in March.
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?
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.
England Rugby star Sarah Beckett speaks to the University’s rugby teams about her path to professional rugby.