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Sanctuary Scholarships Set to Launch

5 months ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds was recently pleased to announce that it will be offering Sanctuary Scholarships for forced migrants to the UK, in an effort to make a university education more accessible for asylum seekers and refugees. The scholarship, which applies to eligible students intending to complete an undergraduate, postgraduate or … Read More

Leeds Student Attacked At Headingley House Party [GRAPHIC]

6 months ago / 0 comments

A University of Leeds student alleges he was stabbed, beaten and bitten in an “unprovoked” attack at a student house party in Headingley. Mitt Malhotra, 21, who studies Aviation Technology, says that he was targeted by at least three men just before 4.30am on Saturday, March 24, on Spring Road. … Read More

A Guide to Leeds from an International Student’s Perspective

6 months ago / 0 comments

It’s always the same old story: every morning I snooze my alarm and I fall asleep again. Would you think that after few months I can still suffer the jet lag? Well, when I suddenly wake up, I realize that it’s late. I’m late for my lecture. I drink my … Read More

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Punished For ‘Chav Party’

7 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club (LUUWHC) has been banned from taking part in certain competitions following an “ill-judged” chav-themed night in January. LUUWHC faced national criticism following the social, where members were invited to dress “lower class” and set aside their “champagne flutes” for “cans of K cider”. Pictures … Read More

Four Weeks of Strike Action Begins

7 months ago / 0 comments

Strike action has unfolded across campus this week, with university staff beginning a total of fourteen days of industrial action, spread across four weeks. The University of Leeds is not the only higher education body to be impacted, with 61 universities across the UK experiencing strikes. This action has been … Read More

‘Unprecedented Demand’ Left University Counselling Service ‘Booked Up’ From 7th November

7 months ago / 0 comments

Freedom of Information [FoI] requests from the Leeds Student Medical Practice, reveal that University Counselling informed the practice that the service was booked up until the end of the term (8th December). Students were not told to stop accessing the service but advised of the waiting times. Previous FoI requests … Read More

New Year, Studious Me

8 months ago / 0 comments

With February upon us, most of us have admitted defeat when it comes to New Year’s resolutions. Year in, year out, in an attempt to reinvent our future selves, millions of us declare 1st January as the start of a new beginning. But how important is this? Is the nation’s … 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

Leeds University awarded gold rating in teaching excellence framework

1 year ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has been awarded a gold rating under the government’s new teaching excellence framework (Tef), which aims to assess universities on the quality of the teaching they provide. For a university to achieve the top, gold standard it must offer “consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for … Read More

The Gryphon to host National Student Media Conference in May

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon is set to host the Student Publication Association National Conference and Awards, the biggest student media conference in the country. On May 6th and 7th, over a hundred students from university publications up and down the country will be heading to Leeds University Union for a weekend of … Read More