University of Leeds

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Group.png University of Leeds  
MottoLatin: Et augebitur scientia
HeadquartersLeeds, England
Type• Public
• research
5th largest university in the UK

The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed Yorkshire College. It became part of the federal Victoria University in 1887, joining Owens College (which became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool).[1] In 1904 a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.[2]

The university has s 36,330 students,the 5th largest university in the UK (out of 169).


Employee on Wikispooks

Asa BriggsProfessor of modern history19551961


Alumni on Wikispooks

Jamal Al-TahatJordanJournalistSenior fellow of the Institute for Statecraft who was paid £1000 for setting up Integrity Jordan.
Farhad AzimaEngineer
Hubert Brasier20 August 191712 October 1981Father of Theresa May, died in a car crash
Nicola BrewerUKDiplomatBritish diplomat and university administrator
Oliver Coppard1981UKPoliticianThe first Jewish metro mayor in England; a supporter of 15-minute cities
Nick Cull1964UKPropaganda expert
Constance CunninghamPropagandistInstitute for Statecraft, Active Change Foundation
Michael Christopher DalyOctober 1953UKGeologistBritish geologist and oil and gas executive With BP. Secured BP's return to Iraq after the 2003 invasion.
Stephen DalzielSeptember 1957UKSoldier
Deep state operative
Spokesman for the Institute for Statecraft and "Research and Staff Coordinator" of the Integrity Initiative with "Forty years of dealing with Russia"... “Definitely not secret service, I promise you.” Russo-British Chamber of Commerce director
Ian Dyson26 October 1960UKPolice officer
Commissioner of the City of London Police.
Hage Geingob3 August 1941PoliticianNamibian politician
Ángel Gurría8 May 1950MexicoEconomistFormer Secretary-General of the OECD. Member of Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum. Part of the “prefiguration group” of the Forum on Information & Democracy a planned international censorship treaty
Tracy KeelingJournalistWriter for The Canary.
David Kelly14 May 194417 July 2003UKWhistleblower
Bioweapons developer
Dr David Kelly, a biological weapons expert who died in highly suspicious circumstances
Jean-Louis LafayeedneyJanuary 1980UKFinancier
Deep state functionary
Retired director of the Institute For Statecraft. Financier
Christopher Leslie28 June 1972Labour MP who quit and joined Change UK in protest at the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn
Roderic Lyne31 March 1948UKSenior UK diplomat
Shiraz Maher12 July 1981UKAcademic
"Terror expert"
UK writer and commentator on "radicalisation" who attended the 2015 Bilderberg. Reported in March 2020 that he had a tough time recovering from a mild case of COVID-19.
Alex Mayer2 June 1981
Richard MillettJournalist
Andrew MillsAugust 1963Businessperson
Dennis Prager2 August 1948USTalk show
American conservative radio talk show host, founder of PragerU.
Usha Prashar29 June 1948
Rory Ridley-DuffUKAuthor
Alison Saunders14 February 1961UKLawyerDespite the collapse of an unprecedented number of abuse cases during her tenure as Director of Public Prosecutions, she still insisted she had done a good job. Let Greville Janner go.
Clare Short15 February 1946PoliticianResigned as International Development Secretary after being misled by Tony Blair over the 2003 Iraq War
Alyn Smith15 September 1973PoliticianScottish SNP politician. Member of Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China.
Keir Starmer2 September 1962Politician
Jack Straw3 August 1946
Jon Trickett2 July 1950Politician
Mark Tucker29 December 1957UKFinancier
businessman/banker Bilderberger
Fergus Walsh1961UKPropagandistBBC News Medical Editor despite having no medical qualifications. Also has huge conflict of interest, as wife is Big Pharma manager.
Sayeeda Warsi28 March 1971Politician
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  1. Charlton, H. B. (1951) Portrait of a University. Manchester: U. P.; chap. IV