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Universities UK launches Universities for Europe campaign

Universities UK today (27 July) launches a campaign arguing that membership of the EU makes sense for the UK's universities.

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Disruption to University websites

Some University websites - including the main corporate website and online Library services - will be unavailable on Tuesday 28 July from 6-9pm.

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My week

My week - 7 July 2015 - recruitment update

Marketing Director Martin Holmes reflects on the summer open days and gives an update on our recruitment for next year.

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Martin, a graduate of Geography from the University of Sheffield, is the University's first Marketing Director.

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Leeds research

Research project will shed light on overshadowed Shakespeare contemporary

A University of Leeds literary historian is embarking on a major project to shed light on an influential but neglected contemporary of Shakespeare.

Eliminating ulcer germ may help prevent stomach cancer

Targeting the strain of bacteria that causes ulcers may help prevent stomach cancer, according to research led by the University of Leeds.

Event highlights

Aug 1
  • 14:00 to
  • 16:00
  • Free
Life Drawing with Rob Oldfield
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Celebrate Yorkshire Day with a difference by coming along to our free Life Drawing class! Some materials will be supplied but please feel free to bring your own too. Suitable for ages 16 + only.

Aug 7
  • 18:00 to
  • 20:00
  • Free
Opening Reception: FUAM Graduate Art Prize Show 2015
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Meet the five artists selected as this year's top graduate from School of Design and the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies. Could one of them be the next big thing?

Aug 8
  • 14:00 to
  • 16:00
  • Free
Origami Workshop
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Take inspiration from our Public Art on campus and create your own paper sculptures using this traditional Japanese art of paper folding!

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Reporter cover for July 2015.

ISSUE Issue 591 - July 2015

In this issue:
  • The University's new £26m undergraduate library is officially opened by Lord Laidlaw
  • Honorary graduands announced
  • Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson MP, visits our research facilities
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