Category : Society

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

Escape ‘Into the Woods’ with Music Theatre Society

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Remember the first time you heard a fairy tale, and how it transported you to a land of once-upon-a-times and happy endings? Remember how it made you believe, if only for a short while, that magic was real? In their latest musical, ‘Into the Woods,’ the Music Theatre Society manage to … Read More

ACTION’s Christmas Present Project NEEDS YOU!

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As Christmas is drawing ever closer it is a time to share, give and donate to those who are less fortunate that ourselves. For many families in Leeds struggling in poverty, Christmas can be a particularly difficult time of year. The Christmas Present Project, in partnership with St Vincent’s, aims … Read More

Green Action

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‘ We are not just a little Green shop of hippies giving out free bread, jamming to reggae, and selling “rabbit” food. We are more, we promise.’  Green Action is a society that takes practical action on environmental, social and political issues. With various activities and campaigns, they try to … Read More

RAG Week Review

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Raising over £1000 in the Abseil alone, this year’s RAG Week was bigger and better than ever before. RAG filled the Union from the 3rd-9th November and saw lots of students getting involved. From Fifa Games to Abseiling, there was something for everyone Events including the Pub Quiz and ‘Take … Read More

Give a spit and save a life with Leeds Marrow

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Feeling compassionate? Sign up to stem cell donation. Leeds Marrow are hosting their biggest sign up event in Riley Smith Hall from 9am-5pm on Tuesday (11th Nov). Last month, the society reached their 500th sign up and are hoping to creep closer to 1000 next week. Currently, 60% of those … Read More

RAG presents Leeds Has Talent

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Looking for something different to do with your Friday night? Look no further. To end RAG week, the society are hosting a Leeds Uni version of the popular ITV show, Britain’s Got Talent. Seven acts will be going up against each other to see who’s got the talent, including performances … Read More

Million Pound Makeover for LUUBC

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The brand new £1,000,000 boat house has got the Rowing Team very excited. After a year of work, it was opened in September to a very happy team. The boat house will save time and money for the members of the society. It is located at Thwaites Mill in Stourton. … Read More

Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

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Yoga Society’s Social Secretary, Alice Loveys Jervoise, translates what the different styles of Yoga mean. Intimidated by the complex sounding-names? This handy guide from The Yoga Society explains the different types of yoga to help you choose which is best for you. Whichever style you choose, you’re sure to feel the amazing health … Read More

Why Martial Arts societies kick-ass

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Many new members of the University have expressed the interest to start training in a martial art, but it is difficult to decide which is right for you and what makes them all different. Aren’t they all just about fighting? No martial art is better than another, but rather the … Read More