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Universities UK has published its recommendations on student funding

Universities UK has called on the government to improve financial support for students’ living costs and upgrade the tuition fee cap in England in line with inflation.

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New Director of Communications appointed

Mark Devane has been appointed as the University's Director of Communications with effect from 1 October 2015.

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My week

My week - 22 June 2015 - investing in our campus

Director of Facilities Management Dennis Hopper gives an update on campus development.

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Dennis joined the University in 2002 as Director of Residential and Commercial Services and was appointed as Director of Facilities Management in 2009.

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Leeds research

Nurturing the arts education leaders of the future

A new UK scholarship for arts educators on the cusp of their careers has been launched as part of a pioneering collaboration between Opera North and the University of Leeds.

How removing a protein slows blood vessel growth in tumours

Scientists from the University of Leeds have discovered a new protein which triggers the growth of blood vessels in breast cancer tumours which have spread to the brain.

Event highlights

Jul 1
  • 18:00 to
  • 20:00
  • Free
The Fiction Makes Us Real: An Introduction to Canadian Literature
Student Common Room, Level 12, Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building

Nicole Markotić will take us on a whirlwind introductory tour of Canadian literature and treat us to some readings from highlights of her own work and some other Canadian favourites.

Jul 1
  • 12:30 to
  • 14:00
  • Free
WiSET First Wednesday Club
Room 6, Leeds University Union

The WiSET July First Wednesday Club will look at flexible working and parental leave, with three speakers sharing their experiences and insight from HR on the policies and procedures.

Jul 2
  • 17:30 to
  • 19:30
  • Free
From duck houses to eco housing: sustainable development at the University of Leeds
Room 12.09, Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Building

How is the University living up to its sustainable development commitments?

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Reporter cover June 2015

ISSUE Issue 590 - June 2015

In this issue:
  • The University prepares for a busy month of open days
  • Celebrate week 2015 round up
  • The University marks the completion of its 100th successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership
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The Reporter is the University’s staff newsletter and is produced eight times a year.

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Watch a film by our students about the life-changing work of the brain cancer research team

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