Category : Society

Society Profile: Stage Musical

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Stage Musical Society (SMS) strongly believes in work hard, play hard.  The society is completely student-ran, so whether you’re interested in the production or performing, this society does it all.   Interesting Fact: SMS are the largest music theatre society on campus. Membership: If you find you can’t stop shimmying … Read More

Come hear the music play…Come to the Cabaret. A Preview

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In the wise words of Liza Minelli, put down your knitting, your book and your broom and join the Stage Musical Society in their one time only Cabaret Show that’s sure to get your toes tapping! Featuring songs from hit musicals such as Chicago, West Side Story, Les Mis, the Cabaret … Read More

Interview with the Activities Exec Fiona Metcalfe

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We interview Activities Exec Fiona Metcalfe on how to help your society. What does your job involve? My job is to oversee the 300 plus clubs and societies and to help and facilitate them to be the best that they can. Why do you think it is important for students to … Read More

Bargain booze for Wine lovers chosen by Wine Society

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Want to learn a bit more about wine? We spoke to the Wine Society to find out why it’s so popular this year and got some tips on the best cheap buys available in Leeds. About: Wine Soc are a social, open group whose mission is to source wine from … Read More

ISoc host biggest Dinner to date

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LUU Islamic Society has held its biggest event, Freshers Dinner, which coincided with the Muslim feast festival of Eid-al-Adha. The dinner, which took place last week, is an annual event and attracted around 250 students from  Leeds, including students from Leeds Beckett and those of other faith and cultural societies … Read More

Society Profile: Leeds Quidditch and Harry Potter Society

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About: A quirky group of hard core Harry Potter fans. Whether you enjoy the book and film series, or you like the idea of playing Quidditch, this society is worth looking into. From national Quidditch matches against other Universities, to weekly board games, this society has enough Harry Potter for … Read More

Interview with Leeds Gryphons Womens Football Captain, Eve Griffiths

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The 2014/15 BUCS season gets underway next week, and The Gryphon spoke to Club Captain of the women’s football team Eve Griffiths about the season ahead, and her thoughts on women’s participation in sport. With BUCS promoting women’s involvement in football this week, Eve talked about how the Uni side … Read More

Society Profile: Netball

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Name: University Netball About: Netball has around 120 members overall. Every Wednesday, the teams travel to different cities to play matches against other Universities, as part of the Nothern BUCs league. Netball has six teams as well as a development squad who play in the Intra-Mural league run by the … Read More

Top 5 Beer Pubs as rated by The Real Ale Society

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Like Beer? The Real Ale Society tell the Gryphon which pubs to visit. 1. The Brudenell – Often has a good selection of cheap beers and also has a lot of live gigs on. With darts, pool tables and snooker, it has been selected by us as Leeds’ best pub. … Read More

An Interview with the President of RAG

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The Gryphon interviewed RAG president Sarah Calvert to find out all about RAG and why it’s a society to watch. What is your role as President? My role is to look after the long term goals of the society and oversee everything that is going on. I do a bit … Read More