Leeds student Ben Leonard and three fellow tenants took their landlord to court recently and had a financial payout because their landlord did not have an HMO licence. We caught up with him so you...

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“Dear students, Happy Easter! We hope you’re enjoying your well-earnt break…but also don’t forget to revise!”. The Easter holidays can be hard with exams looming and all the distractions of home...

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At university, the days often blend into one. You’re probably sick of spending hours stuck in the library, forgetting what life is like outside, or traipsing across campus to the same place you sit...

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I’m sure a lot of university students are familiar with the good ‘ol routine of waking up at 10am, hitting the alarm, rolling out of bed an hour later for your midday lecture and then returning home...

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The theme music to the popular TV Sitcom ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ is not only incredibly catchy, but also provides us with a reminder that you are not going to be at your best every day of the year. You can’t...

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Being a student means you're all too familiar with the feeling of being strapped for cash. With Christmas just around the corner, this time of year can cause an extra strain on your bank account, with...

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Exam season is tough for everybody and can be a significant source of increased anxiety. I, like many, suffer from anxiety and I seriously struggle in the lead-up to exams. One of the few benefits of...

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Trying to be green when you first start university is certainly not easy as you can often feel at a loss. In a chaotic environment where you are constantly pushed out of your comfort zone, having to...

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Term has just started and that can mean only three things: seminars, societies and…stress. If your fears are financial, you’re not alone. As familiar as we all are to being student-poor, feeling the...

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Studying abroad is one of the most exciting things universities can offer. It is also one of the most terrifying! As a visually impaired student who knew, even when applying to university, that I...

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While assignments are no hidden aspect of university life, the struggle that comes with managing them can sometimes be overlooked. In between classes, social obligations, a part-time job and everyday...

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This month, thousands of students will have made the big move to embark on their university career, feeling full of excitement, anticipation, and nervousness. Once the fun of freshers' week has passed...

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Going abroad for university can be exciting, stressful, and sometimes a bit confusing at first. There’s a lot you have to deal will logistically and socially that you might not have to deal with as...

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Studying abroad is an incredible opportunity to go somewhere new and make life-long friends and memories. However, moving to a new country on your own can be daunting. Here are my top 10 things to...

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Starting university can be a daunting experience and for many it’s the first time living away from home. With so many different things on your schedule, first year will be over before you know it. So,...

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You may be thinking about whether to study a joint honours degree, but certain misconceptions about them could be holding you back. For example, it is often said that future employers prefer a focus...

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Starting university is daunting for everyone, but throw a disability into the mix, and you have a whole new host of worries. It’s only natural; but trust me, it won’t be as bad as you imagine. I was...

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Freshers Money Students

It is no secret that Leeds is bursting with culture. As one of Yorkshire's largest cities, Leeds has changed a lot since the industrial days of the 1970s. With renovation comes restaurants and cafés,...

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Skills Students Work

Since education has been reductively streamlined, subjects have been classified by their putative employability value. Students are coaxed into the fields of science and maths by the deceptive advice...

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Optional modules sound like fun and games, but in reality, they can be pretty tough. As any, optional modules should be given a lot of thought; it’s all very exciting doing something new just because...

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