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Sport | Varsity – Athletics glory for Met

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The Leeds Uni Athletics Club got their Varsity meet off to the best of starts with Lucy Crookes winning the women’s 3000m with relative ease. This was followed up well by Chris Smith who ran a hugely impressive last lap to take the title in the men’s event in a … Read More

Sport | Uni Hockey domination continues in Varsity

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In true Varsity style, the crowds gathered on a very rainy Wednesday afternoon to watch Leeds Uni 1st XI Hockey take on Leeds Met. And after a just a few minutes, they were rewarded for their support, Uni opening the scoring with an unstoppable deflection from Rachael Ellis, guiding home … Read More

Sport | Varsity – Passing football pays off for Leeds Met

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In a match full of intensity and tough tackling, as befits the occasion, both teams elected to try and play out from the defence rather than hit it forward early, despite the adverse weather conditions. While the approach will have please captain Jason Pilkington, who sought revenge for last years … Read More

Sport | Varsity – Grand Finale victory eludes Uni

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Rugby Union 1st XV Met 25 – 15 Uni The atmosphere was already electrifying. The usual chants were swinging between the two opposite sides of Headingley Stadium like a pendulum. Everything was ready for another memorable Varsity finale, except one thing. There was no rain. Maybe that’s why Uni weren’t … Read More

Sport | Varsity – In pictures

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LS Head of Photography Leo Garbutt brings together the best images of the day from the LS Photo Editor team. Above: women’s Lacrosse @ 3G Pitch (Sam Broadley); below: women’s Rugby Union @ HC Pitch, Headingley Campus (Alice Greenfield). Below: men’s Rugby League @ HC Pitch (Matilda Cracknell).   Above: … Read More

Sport | Varsity | The power of three

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The University of Leeds Men’s Football 3rds lost out 3-0 to a strong Leeds Met side in a competitive encounter at Headingley Campus. In dreary conditions the first half started ferociously; both teams clearly up for the occasion, the match beginning at a fast tempo. Gradually, Met began to unearth … Read More

Sport | Varsity | "A flexy thrashing"

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Women’s Rugby Union: Met 94-0 Uni Some Varsity fixtures are too close to call. This was not one of them. Despite some early pressure from Uni’s Women’s Rugby 1st team, it only took Met one attack to break the deadlock, as Clare Garner put the hosts in front. It was … Read More

News | Leeds Met to change name

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    Leeds Met is currently seeking permission to change its name from to Leeds Beckett University.  If the board of governors is successful the change will cost the uni £250,000. According to Vice Chancellor Professor Susan Price Leeds Met has “outgrown” the Metropolitan name. The other possible names shortlisted … Read More

Marchant on together

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Adam Wood Boxing Varsity 2013 The annual Leeds Boxing Varsity, contested between Leeds University and Leeds Met, never fails to provide a night of fantastic boxing from both sides, with 2013 being no exception. Held at a busy Queenswood Social Club, this year’s competition featured two Varsity matches at the … Read More

Uni thrashes Met in league table of lash

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    16.11.12 Leeds is the thirteenth most alcoholic campus in the country, according to a new survey. Academic rankings for the University may have slipped over the past few years, but this week saw one league table position to be proud of. After a measly standing of 35th in … Read More