Tag : female

“This show got me sober”: Eleanor Conway on being an unapologetic woman

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Covering Tinder, porn and addiction, Eleanor Conway’s debut stand up show, Walk of Shame, doesn’t hold back. Jessica Murray chats to her about how the show has changed her life, and why it’s a great time to be a female in comedy… Up and coming comedian Eleanor Conway credits her … Read More

Campus Watch: Cambridge women overtake men in successful applications for the first time

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UCAS figures show that despite fewer female students applying this year a higher proportion of women received offers over men. Almost 900 fewer women than men applied to the University of Cambridge compared to the previous year, but female students received just 30 fewer offers. This equates to a 6.5 … 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

Union Forum Proposals: Female-only gym hours?

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The upcoming Union Forums are discussing some hot topics in the coming weeks. The Gryphon has cherry-picked some of the very best and interesting ideas to inspire you to get debating, get pro-active and get involved. Female-only gym hours? Namrah Shahid has proposed that the Edge provide female-only gym sessions … Read More

Leeds alumna becomes new female bishop

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The Church of England has named its second female bishop as Leeds University alumna the Rev Canon Alison White. The 58-year-old will become the new bishop of Hull following legislation to allow the appointment of women bishops last year. The announcement on Wednesday comes after the first female bishop the … Read More