Tag : exclusive

University Poised To Introduce GPA System

7 months ago / 0 comments

Following participation in a successful Higher Education Academy pilot scheme, The University of Leeds is considering the possibility of introducing a grade point average system. The GPA system would run concurrently with the traditional degree classification system, but where the latter does not consider first year grades in its final marks, the GPA system does. Whilst possible timings for … Read More

The Gryphon Meets Jack Straw

11 months ago / 0 comments

Branded “a troublemaker acting with malice aforethought” by the Foreign Office after a student trip to Chile, elected LUU President, and later banned from the Union building, Jack Straw is not your average Leeds Alumni, before you even consider his stint as Home Secretary. The Gryphon got the chance to … Read More

Magic Lantern Festival lights up Roundhay

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Magic Lantern Festival  opens tonight in Leeds and is something you definitely do not want to miss this festive season. The festival trail consists of 40 giant handmade lantern displays made from 40,000 light bulbs all set to illuminate the Roundhay Park from the 25th of November until the … Read More

Music | Interview – Drenge

5 years ago / 0 comments

It’s been a crazy year for British garage-rock band Drenge, originating from a small village in Derbyshire the two Loveless brothers Eoin and Rory released their debut self-titled album in August this year. Now, touring like mad, younger brother Rory takes time out to discuss music tastes, caves, and Americans … Read More

Music | Interview – Troumaca

5 years ago / 0 comments

Named after a West Indian Village on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, where one of the band-member’s ancestry can be traced, there is an essence of dub and tropical vibes within their music. Yet, as proved by Troumaca’s debut album, ‘The Grace’, released on Gilles Peterson’s label Brownswood Recordings, it is … Read More