On this episode we take a look at the return to universities for students.
What are their concerns about the new academic year? What will lectures look like under social distancing? And what do they feel needs to be done to support them?
Matt Millard speaks with Joshua Williams, a postgraduate student at the University of Birmingham and ex-president of the student union, to get a deeper perspective on the challenges that students are facing.
Dan McLaughlin speaks with Dr Carole O’Reilly, senior lecturer in media and cultural studies at the University of Salford, who has embraced the change and wants to avoid - in her words - ‘death by PowerPoint’.
Care home told it must improve further despite no longer being ‘inadequate’
First confirmed cases of Monkeypox in Leeds
Inspectors at north Leeds care home find ‘unsupervised communal areas’ and patients visiting each other’s rooms uninvited
The life and crimes of Britain's most notorious prisoner Charles Bronson
Leeds Council reveals 'winter plan' for Covid in city and issues vaccine update
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Dan and Matt also celebrate Journalism Matters Week, an annual campaign that highlights the important role that journalism plays in our society, as they discuss their favourite journalism moments of 2020 so far.
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