Victoria Lee Victoria Lee

Deputy News Editor (2009/10)

Victoria has written 43 articles for Nouse

Mass student protests over Browne Review proposals

As students nationwide are rallying against the funding cuts and fee rises to higher education institutions, Nouse investigates the reaction on campus

Protest for fire station move

Fears for student safety have been raised after plans were announced to relocate the Clifford’s Street Fire Station out of the City Centre to Huntingdon

Terry Waite: a man in the firing line

Victoria Lee meets the man who was at the centre of a media and political storm when he was held hostage in Lebanon between 1987 and 1991

We need working washing machines, not more parties

The phrase ‘money down the drain’ pops easily to mind when considering Commercial Services’ most recent fruitless endeavour

Fears that FTR bus company monopoly could force fare rise

Senior figures at the University have raised concerns that recent changes to bus services to and from campus could impact adversely on students in the future

York drops 11 places in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

The University of York has fallen eleven places to number 81 in the Times Higher Education (THE) 2010-11 World University Rankings

Universities fail to improve student satisfaction levels

A National Student Survey report has shown that universities have failed to improve student satisfaction levels since tuition fees almost trebled in 2006

FTR ‘racist’

International Students at the University have spoken out against drivers and conductors on FTR buses, stating that they treat foreign students “like second class citizens”

Security concerns after staff fail to answer Vanbrugh’s emergency red phone

The Security services at the University have been accused of neglecting their welfare duty to students after it was revealed that security staff have failed to answer the emergency red telephone next to the Vanbrugh porters lodge on a number of occasions

Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot is one of those shows which will stick in your mind a long time to come

University of York moves into Guardian University League top 10

The University of York has moved up two places, from eleventh place last year to ninth place this year, in the Guardian newspaper’s University League Table

dinnerladies

The much anticipated stage-adaptation of Victoria Wood’s classic comedy Sitcom, Dinner Ladies, opened with an onslaught of sexual innuendos