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Leeds offers top student experience, says Times Higher Education survey

Students have rated the University of Leeds as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK. The University has now been ranked in the top ten for the fifth year running.

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Getting into hot water: Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species

Hot water could be the answer to stopping aquatic invasive species from “hitchhiking” around Britain on anglers’ and canoeists’ kit, according to a new study.

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Older people at higher risk of emergency cancer diagnosis

People over 60 are at higher risk of being diagnosed with lung or bowel cancer as an emergency in hospital than younger people, according to a new report, led by the University of Leeds.

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Hidden bank fees

A study last year by Professor Nick Wilson (Leeds University Business School) found the amount lent to businesses by suppliers in the form of late payments amounted to £327bn.

Financial Times
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New research finds that within decades, a quarter of Britons will be from an ethnic minority

Research from the University of Leeds has found that almost a quarter of Britons will be from black and minority ethnic groups by 2051. Professor Philip Rees (School of Geography) who worked on the research is quoted.

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Bygone era

The article features the event at the M&S Archive, which has its last day today and reopens on Friday, which showcases previously unseen items from the collection from the 1920s and 1930s.

Yorkshire Evening Post
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