Tag : fresher’s week

Fresher’s Week Special: Coming Of Age Films To Watch With Your New Flatmates

4 months ago / 0 comments

Starting or returning to university is daunting, so why not make this time less stressful by sitting down and bonding over some crowd-pleasing movies with your flatmates? Here are just a few to get you started: Ladybird (2017) Set in 2002, the film follows Christine ‘Lady Bird’ McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) … Read More

Essential Guide to Freshers Fashion

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Essential Guide to Freshers Fashion   Getting your Freshers style ‘right’ can seem tiresome. Fashion Editor, Christy Bucklow, discusses how you don’t need to re-invent yourself, and how style can be a form of communication.   Starting university is widely seen as a chance to reinvent yourself. However, the opportunity … Read More

An Introduction to Hyde Park Picture House

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If we told you that the UK’s only remaining gas-lit cinema sits right on our doorstep in the form of a charming and relaxed grade II listed building would you believe us? The infamous Hyde Park in Leeds is home to the unique and quirky Hyde Park Picture House located … Read More

Keep on Groovin’ – Brudenell Groove Review

1 year ago / 0 comments

Since June 2016, Brudenell Groove have been revolutionising the local music scene by bringing together Leeds’ DJs, promoters and dancers in order to eliminate the hostility of competition and replace it with cooperation and support amongst artists. If Brudenell Groove couldn’t do any more for the local community, all the … Read More

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

Get the most out of your freshers week

2 years ago / 0 comments

Whenever somebody mentions freshers week, people generally think of clubbing and chugging questionable spirits 24/7. But, believe it or not, this isn’t the only thing to do. Here are a few things that I regret neglecting in my first few weeks of university: Find nearby cocktail bars. (Photo: Ming Tang … Read More

The alternative freshers’ week

2 years ago / 0 comments

Want some variety? Grinding in a sweaty mass to Katy Perry not your scene? If clubbing isn’t your thing, or you just need a break from heavy nights and heavier hangovers, don’t panic! We at The Gryphon have put together a list of gigs and events to shake up your … Read More

Hangovers: A scientific breakdown

4 years ago / 0 comments

The sunlight peering through the curtain is blinding. The glass of water is a million miles away. Your stomach is inciting rebellion, and you have at least one of the following: the shakes, headache, loss of appetite, nausea or fatigue. You, my friend, have a hangover.  At least you’re not … Read More

Features | The A-Z of Freshers

5 years ago / 0 comments

Let’s face it, you can’t avoid the clichés so you might as well embrace them as you begin your uni life. Here’s what you can expect from your first week as a student… Alcohol becomes a way of life. “Hair of the dog” is your new mantra. Budgeting for drinks… … Read More

Cheap but Classy Cocktails for the Clueless

6 years ago / 0 comments

Whoever dared to stereotype students as a bunch of Strongbow guzzling scallywags is about to eat their hat. Elegance, style and most importantly the disguise of paint-stripper aftertaste can all be achieved on a shoestring budget thanks to the week’s worth of recipes that Leeds Student has kindly bestowed on … Read More