Category : Society

Society Spotlight: LUU Water Aid

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When it comes to speaking about the importance of access to clean, safe water, the issue seems so far away that it is often dismissed. Here in the UK, most of us take for granted the access to things like taps and toilets but for many, just finding a glass … Read More

Society Spotlight: Jazz and Blues Society

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Fancy yourself the next Miles Davis or Dizzy Gillespie? The current Musical Director of LUU Jazz and Blues Society tells Society how you can get involved whilst at Leeds. The Jazz and Blues Society fills a much needed space among the performance societies at Leeds University. People from all backgrounds … Read More

Society Gave It A Go: Sign Language

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While an estimated 77,000 people in the UK are native speakers of British Sign Language, ability to sign amongst those who are not deaf or hard of hearing remains low. While Sign Language interpretators are experiencing increased visibility at events such as music festivals, with artists Chance The Rapper and … Read More

Wine Society’s ‘Wine of the Week’

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LUU Wine Society President Coralie Strong returns to fill us in on what went down at their ‘David vs. Goliath’ wine event… ‘David vs Goliath’ everyone’s favourite wine event of the year was once again a huge success. With ten fantastic bottles on offer the challenge was to tell whether … Read More

Society Gave It A Go: Yoga Soc

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First term of the academic year marks a brilliant opportunity to get stuck in with all the Give It A Go events taking place in and around the union, and hopefully find something – be it sport, art or activity – that you really love. This week, Eleanor Smith tries … Read More

LUU Wine Society’s ‘Wine of the Week’ – October 2nd

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A brand new feature for Society sees LUU Wine Society president Coralie Strong provide us with their member-voted ‘Wine of the Week’. Whether you’re a long-time lover of fine wines, or someone who prefers to stay within the confines of the ‘offie bottle’ category (looking at you, Blossom Hill…), Wine … Read More

Black History Month: An evening with… Lady Phyll

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Its the 30th anniversary of Black History Month, and LUU remain committed to marking the occasion with events, talks from key speakers, screenings and discussions. On the 25th September, Society editor Lara Groves attended a talk with association from Speak Up, from queer black activist Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, otherwise known as … Read More

Society Spotlight: Real Ale Soc

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A huge part of freshers, and University in general, is the drinking culture. So it seems fitting to tell all you freshers and refreshers about the Real Ale Society, so that you won’t be stuck having VKs and vodka mixers for the next three years. I reached out to committee … Read More

Society Spotlight: Veg Soc

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Vegetarianism and veganism are hot topics at the moment, and with recent reports suggesting that some students are spending in excess of £25 a week on their food shop, embracing non-meat (and therefore cheaper) eating habits could be a great step if you’re feeling the squeeze. I posed some questions … Read More

Hi Society

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Welcome back to, or welcome to, the Gryphon Society pages! We are committed to showcasing the many different clubs and societies that are home to Leeds, helping you discover what’s on offer and helping our readers find more about what they can get involved with. With over 300 societies to … Read More