Tag : conference

May Offers Tentative Olive Branch For Students

1 year ago / 0 comments

The government has promised to freeze fees at the current rate of £9,250. In an interview on Sunday with Andrew Marr, Theresa May went back on her campaign pledge to increase tuition fees to £9,500,  claiming to have ‘listened to voters’ following the June election. The U-turn represents just one part … Read More

NUS votes in favour of free sanitary products at universities

2 years ago / 0 comments

At the NUS conference last Tuesday, delegates voted in favour of using funds to buy tampons, sanitary towels and moon cups. Soon, these products will be offered to students across the UK for free. The NUS stated that the price of female sanitary wear is “classist” and that students are … Read More

In The Spotlight: Model United Nations

3 years ago / 0 comments

This Week, The Gryphon interviews MUN secretary, Thomas Love, to learn more about what the society has to offer. Model United Nations (MUN) is a society where you debate current affairs, but instead of defending your own point of view, you represent the opinions of a country within the United … Read More

Sport | Lacrosse – Uni secure huge cup victory over Met

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds Uni women’s lacrosse 1st securing a massive 19-7 win. The side was hugely excited to get back on the grass pitches of Weetwood, after bad weather had prevented them from doing so in recent weeks, whilst they were also pleased to be playing as a squad of 18 for the first time … Read More

Photojournal | FemJam 2014 – Cakes, campaigns and overcoming sexism

5 years ago / 0 comments

Hundreds have turned out for LUU FemSoc’s first Feminist Jamboree, held at Leeds University Union. As well as a strong northern contingent of feminists in attendance – including those from Liverpool, Hull and Manchester – many have woken up in the early hours of the morning to travel from as … Read More