Pedram Bani Asadi believes he’s the right man to stand up to the University’s senior management if he’s elected as the President of the University of Leicester’s Students’ Union this week.
Rhiannon Jenkins is no stranger to standing up for University of Leicester students. Now she’s running to be elected as the next President of the Students’ Union.
It comes as no surprise that COVID has had a huge impact upon the job market.
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.
Written by Toby Cray, featuring interview from SU President Mia Nembhard
A ‘Students Against Redundancies’ petition opposing redundancies for lecturers and departmental staff has attracted more than 500 signatures.
‘Frustrated’, ‘fragile’ and ‘numb’. These are the words that now define what it feels like to be a university student during a once-in-a-generation crisis.
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 …
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.”
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.
Students feel lack of government support has left them with no choice but to return to campus, against guidelines.
“So… what’s next?” The inescapable question for final year university students everywhere, as preparations for the ‘real world’ get underway.
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.
Withdrawing from the Erasmus scheme as part of the Brexit deal highlights, yet again, the failings of the UK government when it comes to young people
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.
From December 3-9, students can go home for Christmas in the ‘student travel window’, but are advised to take a test to reduce the risk of passing Coronavirus on to their loved ones, the Government has announced.
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.