Category : Society

Gryphon Give It A Go: Quidditch and Harry Potter Society

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Harry Potter is the best-selling book series of all time, having sold over 450 million copies as well as being translated into over 70 languages. It’s only fitting that such an accomplished and popular novel series be granted its own society at the University of Leeds. As a fan of … Read More

3 Reasons to get involved in Black History Month – Society Edition

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It’s October and the Student Union is celebrating, along with the rest of the UK, Black History Month (BHM) – amazing events and performances are happening throughout this month in our union, including events by societies like the Black Feminist Society, the Nigerian Society and the African Caribbean Society. Apart … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A new society for all costume lovers

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Freshers’ week is long gone, and the first week of lectures has slowly but surely come to an end. But the year is still only getting started, and with a new year come new… societies. We’ve picked out a few of them that you might not know about yet – … Read More

Fresher’s Guide: The societies you should join based on what kind of person you are

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There are over 300 clubs and societies at Leeds, so whatever your interests and abilities, there’s guaranteed to be a society to suit you. We have taken some of the societies in the General Interest category and divided them into four groups – so whether you like to move, shake, … Read More

Society Spotlight: Buddhist Meditation Society

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Breathe in…breathe out…breathe in…breathe out…. Yes, it’s that time of the semester again. Come May, we students find ourselves plunged into a season of countless all-nighters and cramming sessions. Even if you’re one of the good ones, who either: (A) pretends no work or revision has been done, when in … Read More

Society l Charity Netball Competition

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Netball Club are hosting a huge charity netball tournament and are calling for players and spectators. The event is in aid of Yorkshire charity, Candlelighters, “close to the hearts” of the society. Candlelighters offer support to the families of children with cancer. It is founded and run by the parents … Read More

Society l Profile: Action

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Action is a student led volunteering society, which has been running for 10 years. They run projects with children and older people in the local community and do everything from playing bingo in a care home to taking young careers bowling. Projects include: Reach – accompany children aged 12-16 who … Read More

Get on down to Guys and Dolls with Stage Musicals Society

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Looking for a way to fill the cold winter evenings? Stage Musicals Society brings you entertainment to help you dance away those chills. In connection with Back Stage society, their production of Guys and Dolls is running from the 2nd-6th December in the Riley Smith Hall. Set in 1950’s New … Read More

Re-Thinkers: Why should you be interested?

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Re-Thinkers acts as a platform for students to actively and constructively discuss contemporary issues, which affect us all. We try to get students to ‘rethink’ what we think we know. Often, perceptions and stereotypes are not reflective of reality and that’s why what we do is important. There could be … Read More

Are doctors pressured into prescribing anti-depressants?

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Hannah Williams from Mind Matters told InTheMiddle why the over prescription of anti-depressants can be a problem in the mental health sector. Is it because of the lack of mental health budget? The national budget available for the NHS’s mental health care sector is only set at 1.4%. This is … Read More