Tag : freshers

Ways to maintain your friendships after Freshers Week

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As a new student at Leeds, I thought it would be suitable to provide some useful tips and advice on maintaining friendships after Freshers Week.   Firstly, if you are living in halls, it is essential to get to know your flatmates. During my Freshers Week, my flatmates became my … Read More

Books and Bevs: The Importance of Your Academic Society

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This week our Society Editor, Rose Crees, caught up with the LUU English Society to suss out why getting involved with your School’s society is so important. Connie Lawful, the society’s President, and Don Pickworth, one of the Social Secretaries, explained how handy academic societies can be for those new … Read More

LUU Societies Coming Up Trumps

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With over 300 societies, Leeds University Union caters to every need. Whether you want to find a new hobby, get involved in your subject, connect with your cultural or religious group, or even raise money, Freshers’ Week is the perfect time to find a society with a place for you. … Read More

Our Guide to the Best Freshers Night Out

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When first arriving in Leeds, the whispers and rumours about the greatness of the nightlife can be daunting, especially considering the wide range of choice. But Clubs editors Caris Dollard and James Dewar have made your life easier by giving you their top choices, along with an alternative for each … Read More

Dos & Dont’s

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The Dos and Don’ts of Freshers Style   DO… Feel free to experiment. Starting life in a new place can be daunting, and when it comes to making first impressions on your fellow students, it’s tempting to play it safe. But the great thing about Leeds fashion is that almost … Read More

Leeds’ Vintage Boutiques

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Leeds’ Vintage Boutiques Fashion Editor, Elicka Ghahramani, ranks Leeds’ most renowned secondhand haunts. Sue Ryder: Nestled amongst Headingley’s generous cluster of charity shops, Sue Ryder is often erroneously mistaken as one. But once you enter it becomes pretty clear that the vivacious and eccentric pieces stocked here just scream ‘Very … Read More

Businesses to Watch During Fresher’s Week

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Dominos leaflets scattered on the streets, hands full of club flyers and student discounts everywhere. Yep, it’s fresher’s week and businesses will do everything they can to get their hands on your newly acquired student loan money. Targeting students is a very effective way for businesses to reach a new … Read More

The End of the Boozy Student?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Annabelle Toon discusses whether or not we are witnessing the end of the British student drinking culture as we know it.   University is stereotyped by many as the place where it’s acceptable to be drunk for four days in a row and nobody is concerned for your health. The … Read More

Culture Shock: Life as an International Student

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Having lived in Vietnam for the majority of my life with frequent visits back to Taiwan, it’s safe to say that moving to England has given me a few culture shocks. Below, I’ll list the most amusing and staggering shocks I’ve suffered so far.   1. Calling for the Bill … Read More

Never have I ever played a drinking game…

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I’m sure you’ve all heard about the sheer amount of drinking first years get up to. So it only seems natural to help you on your nights out to Fruity, Mission and the like by giving you some drinking games to help set off your careers of long nights and … Read More