Category : Society

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

Society Profile: Henna

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Name: Henna Society About: The Henna Society has returned to campus this year and is a new society to look out for. If you’re an artist or novice, this society welcomes all to learning the art of Henna. If you aren’t interested in the doing, but are looking for a … Read More

Society Profile: Comedy Soc

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Name: LUU Comedy Soc About: Comedy Society is made up of two sketch groups. Leeds Tealights are auditioned members and Fresh Milk is for everyone else. This society accepts everyone, you don’t even have to be a Leeds Uni student to join. If you aren’t a big performer, it doesn’t … Read More