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The University has conducted an Equality Impact Assessment on their policy and procedures for selecting staff for the Research Excellence Framework, as set out in ‘Assessment framework and guidance on submissions’, this is to ensure that REF2014 selection processes are fair and transparent and to ensure that the University fulfils its obligations to promote good…
Leeds University Union, has put together a programme of events throughout February to celebrate LGBT History month. The main focus of LGBT History month is celebrating the lives and achievements of LGBT people throughout history. It provides an opportunity to dispel some of the myths around lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in order to…
All workshops take place in Seminar Room 1.65 Chemistry West (Block 55A on campus maps), and on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm Academic Writing Workshop 1, 30th October 2013 A workshop designed to look  at improving academic writing, looking at: Essay structure Use of paragraphs Academic writing style Avoiding Cliched and Descriptive…
Here is some important information about library fines. Library fines on requested items returned late are £2.50 a day. Fines now only apply to the late return of requested items, and items on 4 hour or 1 day loan. Please check your University e-mail account for library notices, in case items have been recalled for…
The deadline to get your medical evidence to the Disability Team so that alternative exam arrangements may be put in place in time is: Thursday 18th July 2013
“Do you feel the University of Leeds is as good as it could be for supporting Disabled Students? Do you have ideas about how things could be better? The University and LUU would like to hear your views, on everything from open days, timetabling and assessments, to support and facilities like the counselling service.  …
My name’s Liam Bush, and I work in Marketing at Leeds University Union. As part of a huge piece of market research we’ve been conducting into how we can make our building better for students, we’re hoping to run two focus groups tomorrow for students who consider themselves to have specific access requirements for our…
For the second year running, the University has published equality information on its students and staff population. This information can used in a variety of ways, for example as a tool to understand the representation and diversity of staff and students at the university, or to provide evidence to support the identification of activity to…