Saturday, 22 October 2011

40647? Qué?


I took this image on the University of Leeds campus this morning while on a psychogeographical trip around St Georges Field cemetery. I then went into the union to get a coffee and picked up the Leeds Student newspaper and found this short article:


On returning home I checked it out on the University of Leeds website, but they are clearly keeping tight-lipped. However, there is much speculation on twitter with #40647 now having its very own hashtag. This is what the University of Leeds official twitter account says in response to all the conjecture: "Lots of you are asking what the 40647 numbers on campus mean. All will be revealed soon..."

Links:
University of Leeds on Twitter

4 comments:

  1. wow - you got me intrigued now! (oh, and Leeds Student forgot to add: the number of times they have astutely defended, and demonstrated, their will to remain utterly and proudly clueless. What kind of culture do they defend and propagate anyway?)

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  2. Particulations23 October 2011 11:24

    Apparently it was announced last night on Leeds Student Radio @LSRfm but I didn't tune in. However, I checked on twitter and here is the maths posted by @LooseMenVIIX the DJs on the particular show on which it was announced:

    The Undergrads + Postgraduate + Support Staff = 40647

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  3. Wonder what the point of it is though. Was hoping it wasn't another slightly patronizing drug use awareness campaign like 'what the flock' last year.

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  4. Particulations29 October 2011 11:27

    I don't remember the drug awareness campaign. The last one I remember was the health and safety one "you + me".

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