A man was stabbed at a party in the University of Leicester’s student accommodation Nixon Court on Thursday evening.
In recent months, there has been a vast rise in reports of women and men being spiked at clubs and venues across the country via hypodermic needles. What felt like freedom to attend clubs again after relaxed COVID restrictions has turned cold and frightening. The daunting reality that we are not safe has hit home once again.
Trigger and content warnings: This article discusses drugging, needles, spiking and victim blaming in detail. There are minor mentions of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
Leicester Students’ Union (SU) failed to address the topic of spiking at the Student Council Meeting on 9 November and the Annual Members Meeting on 29 November.
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Students are banned from playing outdoor sports due to the emegence of the Omicron variant of COVID, but Christmas parties are allowed.
Leicester’s Attenborough Arts Centre highlights the importance of visual arts and accessibility to art.
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Whilst researching potential travel locations can be tedious at times, it is worth every minute. This article outlines some top tips for travelling on a student budget.
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A reflection on vital historical discoveries in science that took place in November.
Victim First are an independently run organisation who offer a free, confidential service to victims and witnesses of crime.
Next Tuesday will see indie royalty coming to Leicester, as The Libertines bring their Giddy Up a Ding-Dong Tour to the University’s own O2 Academy.
Students at the University of Leicester have voted in favour of supporting this week’s UCU strike action, according to a statement released by Leicester Students’ Union (SU) this afternoon.
Christmas returns to University of Leicester with two days of festive activities on campus.
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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.
Global North leaders congregated at COP26 to discuss climate change solutions, but not without their private jets and motorcades. Are they genuinely committed to a solution to the crisis that disproportionately impacts Indigenous people?
University of Leicester CCTV captured a gang of men carrying out an organised attack on University road in the middle of the day, leaving their victim barely conscious.
A reflection on vital historical discoveries in science that took place in October.
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.
Why did the SU put out a statement on the sensitive subject of spiking in nightclubs without adequately consulting the students that they represent?
Leicester Students’ Union released a statement backtracking on their original stance to support O2 Academy events, amidst national boycotts of nightclubs.
Toby Cray takes a satirical lens to the University’s blended learning approach during the COVID pandemic.
Free and sustainability-sourced tampons and pads were made accessible in three buildings across campus last week, following successful work over summer by the Leicester Students’ Union’s Wellbeing Officer, Karli Wagener, in securing a deal between the University and UK-based social enterprise, Hey Girls.
Biological Sciences students have been left waiting for their exam results as a result of the ongoing redundancy dispute.