We encourage anyone who is interested to participate in the global climate strike on 20 September to join in and get involved.
I’m really excited to be sharing the University of Leeds’ climate crisis principles as I know how vital it is to take action on such a pressing issue. This in an ambitious and bold set of seven principles laid out by the University which I believe are based on substance and most importantly I am confident that the student voice has been listened to.
We’re pleased to announce that LUU was one of 20 students’ unions to be awarded as excellent by the NUS for our environment and sustainability actions during the 2018/2019 academic year.
We’re offering all students a chance to get a free citizen ID card on certain days during International and Freshers’ Week.
We are aware that there are campaigns and events by which people are able to voice concerns and debate the current political situation. We would always encourage students to participate freely and openly in political debate and you should do that wherever you are – whether in Leeds, elsewhere in the UK or another country right now. Your views matter and your voice should be heard.
We’re sad to have to say the Postgraduate Ball has been cancelled due to low ticket sales. If you’ve bought tickets you’ll receive a full refund including booking fee in five to seven working days.
From 1 August campus will be smoke-free in an aim to help people to live a healthier lifestyle and cut out harmful habits.
It’s official - we’ve been reaccredited by the NUS as a Quality Students Union, getting ‘excellent’ over all 12 of the categories. And we couldn’t be prouder.
This year, we have once again exceeded our donation drive target as students have given a massive 17.5 tonnes of unwanted items to charitable causes across Leeds and diverted unwanted waste from ending.