Tag : alumni

Universities Accused of Data Laws Breach

1 year ago / 0 comments

Several Russell Group Universities have been accused of screening former student’s data in order to identify those more likely to donate money as part of a recent fundraising initiative. Although profiling individuals for fundraising purposes isn’t illegal, it is illegal to do so without the individual’s prior knowledge, as has … Read More

New £5 million development for cycling, The Brownlee Centre, opens in Leeds

2 years ago / 0 comments

Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, Olympic winners and Leeds alumni, will be launching the new University of Leeds centre on Friday 28th April. It is named after them in honour of their sporting successes, most recently in the Rio Olympics where they won gold and silver medals. The centre will comprise … Read More

New app lets you buy leftover restaurant food

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon speaks to Leeds grads Chris Wilson and Jamie Crummie about their quest to tackle the country’s food waste problem through their new app, Too Good to Go, that allows you to buy restaurants’ food at a fraction of the normal price. Over one million people in the UK … Read More

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi addresses students at LUU PakSoc event

4 years ago / 0 comments

This week, the former Minister of Faith and Communities and Leeds alumni, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi spoke as a guest for an event hosted by LUU Pakistani Society. The event on Thursday, which was publicised as ‘An Audience with Baroness Warsi’, aimed to celebrate the Baroness’ achievements as the first British Asian Muslim … Read More

UPDATE: Leeds graduate dies in Thailand

4 years ago / 0 comments

The family of a Leeds University graduate who died in Thailand last week have paid tribute to their daughter who they claim died from natural causes. Posting on Christina Annesley’s Facebook page, her mother Margaret wrote, ‘We have lost our beautiful daughter Chrissie in Thailand of natural causes. We are … Read More