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Sport Membership Prices Slashed for all Students

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Leeds University, or University of the year 2017 as some may boast, has already proved its dominance in the field of higher education. With its three entrepreneurial awards and 90% student satisfaction rates, could it be any more impressive? Leeds University Union will receive £500,000 each year from the University … Read More

Get in line for Stage Musical Society’s A Chorus Line

4 years ago / 0 comments

The tremendously talented Stage Musical Society prepare to mesmerise us once again, with their magnificent new production: ‘A Chorus Line’. In connection with Back Stage society, this latest spectacle will take over the stage in the Riley Smith hall on the 10th-14th of March. Doors open from 7pm, with the … Read More

In Let’s Get Lade you really have no idea what could happen next

4 years ago / 0 comments

Upon reading the synopsis for Theatre Group’s latest production of Let’s Get Lade you could be forgiven for believing the show would be quite a serious affair. In fact, you could quite easily believe you’re about to watch a spy drama with danger elements and a possible kidnap scenario – … Read More

Saved hadn’t been seen on stage in 27 years, but Theatre Group has done it with a fantastic cast

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Theatre Group’s production of Edward Bond’s Saved had a lot to live up to; as if being the first play of the year wasn’t enough, before 2011 Saved hadn’t been seen on stage for 27 years. A censorship scandal and an infamously violent scene shroud its reputation, and rumour has it … Read More

£200M to be spent on campus improvements

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The University of Leeds is planning to spend more than £200m on several building refurbishments mostly starting next year. A large amount of this estimated figure is to be spent on refurbishing the Edward Boyle Library, which will boast new facilities such as larger teaching rooms and more flexible study … Read More

Swipe Right has a clear message: put your phone down and experience the world

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Swipe Right explores the influence of dating network app Tinder through an upbeat and often entertaining production featuring an ensemble of six creative individuals. It was entertaining to see a satirical slant on dating apps, yet the message at the heart of the production was clear: put your phone down … Read More

Life is a CABARET! wouldn’t look out of place on a West End stage

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Whooping, cheering, jumping, screaming – and that’s just the audience. Stage Musicals Society showcased their latest performance of Life is a Cabaret at the Riley Smith theatre across two nights and certainly did it with style. Not even the most hardnosed, musical-phobe could fail to appreciate the enthusiasm and excitement … Read More

Comedy | Comedy Central Live – a sucessful evening that is sure to grow

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Image: Facebook/LUU Events LUU’s monthly comedy showcase, Comedy Central Live, is a new addition to the campus calendar and upon walking into the usually rowdy Stylus early on a Wednesday evening, it was difficult to know what to expect. However, from the beginning, what was in stall turned out to … Read More

Leeds’ media elite flock to campus for homecoming talks

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In celebration of its 75th birthday, LUU will play host to some of its biggest media graduates in a series of ‘homecoming’ talks. The line-up, which includes the likes of Liz and Andy Kershaw, will give students the opportunity to hear some of the tales from the stars’ illustrious careers. BBC news presenter … Read More

Interview with Leeds Gryphons Womens Football Captain, Eve Griffiths

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The 2014/15 BUCS season gets underway next week, and The Gryphon spoke to Club Captain of the women’s football team Eve Griffiths about the season ahead, and her thoughts on women’s participation in sport. With BUCS promoting women’s involvement in football this week, Eve talked about how the Uni side … Read More