Category : Society

LUU Dance Competition: A Superb Showcase of Leeds’ Dancing Talent

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Friday evening saw fourteen dance acts, from nine of the university’s dance societies, take to the stage of the Riley Smith Theatre to compete against one another in the LUU Dance Competition. The acts competed for six different awards, judged by a panel comprised of three external dance professionals. The … Read More

Lessons from Helen Keller – in Association With Leeds Disability Action Society and Leeds Sign Language Society

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On Wednesday 15th November at 6:50 p.m. several like-minded people congregated in a large Business School seminar room – donned in comfy pyjamas – to watch, with admiration, the documentary of one very inspiring and unique lady: Helen Keller. Helen is recognised the world over for her inspiring attitude in … Read More

HIV Testing Week In Association with Leeds Youth Stop AIDS

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This week, its National HIV Testing Week, and LUU society Leeds Youth Stop Aids are helping to increase visibility and emphasise the importance of the week, and to help to further advocacy and support of HIV/AIDS causes both in the UK and further afield. Youth Stop AIDS is a nationwide … Read More

Society Gave It A Go: Leeds Model United Nations

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Thinking on your feet, being a persuasive speaker, and maintaining a certain level of poise are all desirable qualities for any person, especially a recent graduate who wants to pursue a role with a high level of responsibility. For this reason joining societies that help you exercise skills learnt from … Read More

The Muggle’s Guide to Quidditch

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The Gryphon gets to grips with this up and coming sport that you might have thought only existed in the world of fiction. I am one of thousands of people in over 40 countries who play a sport called Quidditch. Contrary to what you might think, Quidditch in its current … Read More

Vertical Fitness reaching new heights

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LUU’s Vertical Fitness society gives us an insight into the rapid development of this recently recognised sport. 2017/18 is set to be a great year for Vertical Fitness. Pole dancing has finally been recognised as an official sport and the International Pole Sports Federation has begun the application to become … Read More

Insights From Women in Leadership: Building Bridges

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2017 saw the formation of a new society aimed at empowering a new generation of female leaders. Eleanora Peruch went along to hear their Building Bridges event on 2nd November to hear talks from six women Leaders who discussed the challenges they’ve overcome to get to where they are today, … Read More

Society Spotlight: LUU Skate Soc

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Society editor Mary Lumley sat down with Mohsan Lin, a third year Digital Media student and president of Skate Soc, to ask how his society keeps things fresh, and how students can get on board. A skater for ten years now, Lin is aiming to bring the same passion he … Read More

Get Involved: LUU Self-Awareness Seminars

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It is of utmost importance that students feel safe and secure both on and off campus. To assist with this, LUU is launching Self-Awareness Educational seminars in collaboration with the Martial Arts societies. Society Editor Mary Lumley urges you to come and get involved… LUU is partnering with a number … Read More

Wine Soc’s £10 Sparkling Wine Picks

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Party season is almost upon us, so let Wine Soc guide you through your bubbly purchases… Last Christmas everyone was talking about this bottle of fizz, and rightly so. At only £10.99 this brilliant Aldi Champagne beat the likes of Lanson, Veuve Clicquot and Laurent-Perrier in the ‘Which Best Buys … Read More