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Yo Yo LUU, What’s Happened To Our Rewards?

5 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union has come under questioning following the disappearance of YoYo Wallet payment facilities in union outlets. Yoyo Wallet, the primary rewards application used by those shopping in the union, allows users to collect points and stamps for their purchases and redeem them for food and drink. In the … Read More

University of Leeds Reports 22.5% Gender Pay Gap

5 months ago / 0 comments

The University has released its Gender Pay Gap 2017 report, which sets out and explains the institution’s ‘gender pay gap’ data from the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017, and how they are working to eliminate the gap.  ‘Gender pay gap’ refers to the average salary of all women employed … Read More

Ex-Exec Embroiled in Transgender Rights Row

5 months ago / 0 comments

Online forum Mumsnet has reported itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK data regulator, following an intern publishing the IP addresses of website users in a dispute over transgender rights. The intern in question, Emma Healey, served as LUU Equality and Diversity Officer and a trustee of the … Read More

A Letter to Rejjie Snow, following his seductive sold-out show at Stylus | 26.04.18

5 months ago / 0 comments

Dear Rejjie, Your set may have been delayed by a few minutes due to technical difficulties, and you may have proceeded to call us Manchester about four times before your DJ reminded you what city you were in, but we don’t mind. You settled into Stylus with your characteristic style … Read More

Empower Conference 2018 – All You Need to Know About Leeds University’s First Student Led Leadership Conference

8 months ago / 0 comments

You will almost certainly have seen it being advertised and promoted both online and in the Leeds University Union building, but what exactly is the Empower Conference? Where did the idea for a student-led, company-sponsored and leadership-focused event arise from? In addition to this, why is the Empower Conference a … Read More

Uncovering the Chilean Mural – Repression and Resistance

8 months ago / 0 comments

Painted by refugees in the 1970s, this Chilean mural was long forgotten before being discovered by chance. The Gryphon  attended its relaunching event, to discover its symbolic importance in the struggle against injustice. On 7th December, the LUU held a launch event for the restoration of a mural that had … Read More

Milky Chance @ Leeds University Stylus, 9/11

10 months ago / 0 comments

“Are you okay? Are you alright? Are you having a good time?” It was on the 9th of November that Clemens Rehbein, lead vocalist of the indie-folk group Milky Chance, asked these at once sincere and imposing words. The trio, consisting of Rehbein, guitarist Antonio Greger and producer Philipp Dausch, from … Read More

Living Dead gets Groovin’

10 months ago / 0 comments

Halloween’s spookiest club night production, the Living Dead Festival, descended on Leeds University Union on the 31st of October, ready to flip the Leeds student favourite of Fruity on its head, placing its own unique spin on the well-known space of the union with its plethora of chart music gems … Read More

Declan McKenna @ LUU 24/10/2017

11 months ago / 0 comments

Deep in the caverns of Leeds University Union on a gloomy Tuesday evening, a magical moment was happening. There was something incredibly moving about the sea of glitter-clad, bright-eyed young faces hanging on every word of Declan Mckenna, particularly during powerful hit ‘Paracetamol.’ This newcomer has gained a vast and … Read More

‘Constellations’ Looks For Love in an Infinite Universe

11 months ago / 0 comments

Not so much a typical tale of romance, Nick Payne’s Constellations is a boy-meets-girl two-hander that explores the infinite outcomes of a relationship. A meeting, an intimate night, a betrayal, a reunion, a parting. The audience is constantly challenged to imagine every potential result of the situations presented while the … Read More