Tag : charity

Pet and De-Stress with the Guide-Dog Society

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On the 11th of January, the Guide Dogs Society held their first ‘Meet the Guide Dogs’ event of the year in the Union. For those unfamiliar with the concept, ‘Meet the Guide Dogs’ is an opportunity for students to, essentially, pet and interact with guide dogs as a way of … Read More

Student pauses degree to launch FGM charity

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A university student has taken a year out of her degree to successfully launch a charity in Leeds. Bethel Tadesse is originally from Leeds but studies at Northampton University. While students often take time between their second and third years to study abroad or complete a year in industry, Bethel … Read More

The Leeds RAG Fashion Show is BACK!

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The most highly anticipated event in the union calendar is back with a bang this year and begun its festivities with a launch part at Faversham earlier this week. The event boasted 3 Flux DJ’s including Reuban Wachs, Max Wallauer and Perry Miles and the venue was decorated with bunches … Read More

Preview: Rock the Refectory, 25/11/16

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Come get your socks rocked off for charity! Rock the Refectory is raising money for Cancer Research UK and Yorkshire Air Ambulance, and needs your arses in groove. Headlining are Ginger Tom, groovy, majestic and bound to put a smile on your face. Enjoy the smugness of seeing them before … Read More

Eight Christmas Gifts You Never Wanted…

3 years ago / 0 comments

You have had your perfect Christmas gift in mind for months. You have spent one too many afternoons gazing longingly into shop window displays, imagining how much better life will be once that gift is yours. You have laid down all the necessary groundwork. You have rung your mum and … Read More

LUU Guide Dogs Society: A Pupdate

3 years ago / 0 comments

The LUU Guide Dogs Society is a fun and welcoming society that brings together like-minded individuals with an interest in raising awareness of the rights of the blind or partially sighted. They work in partnership with The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association and regularly host fundraisers and events in … Read More

Presence or Presents this Christmas?

3 years ago / 0 comments

In an unprecedented move, this year John Lewis has teamed up with the charity Age UK to use their widespread reach for good. The Gryphon discusses the possible implications of this unlikely pairing. Since the success of the 2013 Bear & the Hare advert, which has now had over fifteen … Read More

Why We RAG: A Week of Fundraising Fun

3 years ago / 0 comments

It’s the final day of RAG Week and you’ve probably noticed the green theme thats been going on in the Union over the last few days. It’s been brilliant so a massive well done to Shelley, Sophie and the rest of the RAG crew who made it so. I personally … Read More

RAG Week: Your Opportunity to Give

3 years ago / 0 comments

Not heard of RAG yet? You should have. For those who don’t know, it is the fabulous society with members that wear those garishly bright-green T-Shirts, often with the collecting buckets in the Union – and so much more. And it’s all for charity. As one of the largest societies … Read More

Nepal earthquake appeal aims to reach £1,000

3 years ago / 0 comments

A Union society is aiming to raise £1,000 to help victims of the Nepal earthquake. Leeds Indian Student Association has launched a Just Giving page and a donation scheme to match £5 donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal. Volunteers will also hold a stall in the Union foyer from … Read More