Tag : fresher

Government approves parents location chipping freshers

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The “freshers charter” bill was today given royal assent after becoming law last week. The bill will give parents and guardians the legal right to forcibly “chip” their university inbound sons and daughters to track their location. The bill comes after a petition that collected over 200,000 signatures prompted debate … Read More

Spend a penny, save a pound! – A guide to food shopping for freshers.

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Whilst Freshers’ week can cost you a pretty penny purchasing tickets for the best events in town, it’s also a good time to start saving and becoming a little savvy when spending your student loan…Here at the Gryphon, we’ve got some tips on how you can make the most of … Read More

Southern freshers given mandatory course on preventing cultural approporation of the North

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As fresh faced Southerners descend onto to Leeds filling their faces with Crispys, stare up at the Parkinson Building and soak in Northern culture, as well as the booze, they’ll have to attend a new mandatory course. For the first time since the university’s founding nearly two centuries ago undergrad … Read More

London fresher commutes from North Korea

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You might think that the half an hour walk to the lecture hall or a twenty minute bus ride in is pretty bad, but it could be worse. You could be living in North Korea. That’s exactly what  an incoming University of London student is doing this year. The fresher … Read More

Fresher’s Guide: The societies you should join based on what kind of person you are

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There are over 300 clubs and societies at Leeds, so whatever your interests and abilities, there’s guaranteed to be a society to suit you. We have taken some of the societies in the General Interest category and divided them into four groups – so whether you like to move, shake, … Read More

Je Ne Sais Quoi: A Year Abroad

3 years ago / 0 comments

Molly Walker-Sharp tells The Gryphon about her personal experience of her year in Northern France and the pros and cons of choosing to study abroad. With study abroad opportunities becoming more and more popular in nearly all degree areas, it’s worth starting to think about whether this would be the … Read More

So Fresher, So Clean

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If you can brush away the heaps of flyers claiming the cheapest entry, in conjunction with paralytic incident-inducing drinks deals, you’ll see a city that’s nightlife has a proud history of quality. From classy cocktails and tottering stilettos on Call Lane, to weeknight regulars, to the exquisite plethora of the … Read More