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

10 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

11 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

11 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

2 years 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

Referendum fails to attract enough voters for idea to pass

2 years ago / 0 comments

A campus-wide referendum organised by LUU failed to attract enough voters for the result to pass. The question of whether Leeds University should limit the participation of companies who breach international humanitarian law, and support those who don’t, was put to the student body in a referendum last week but … Read More

Have Your Say In This Week’s Referendum

2 years ago / 0 comments

Should the University of Leeds promote ethical companies whose values align with international humanitarian law, and limit participation of those who don’t at careers fairs? You have until Friday at 5pm to vote in the referendum on whether the University should restrict careers fair access to companies whose values don’t … Read More

Edward Boyle Cafe renamed The Edit Room

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Edward Boyle cafe was originally called The Book Club, but following a dispute with local venue The Hyde Park Book Club, the university announced it would be changing the name. The new name chosen for the cafe is The Edit Room and can already be found on staff aprons … Read More

Hidden Cafe to be renamed Common Ground

2 years ago / 0 comments

It has been announced today that the original Hidden Cafe space will be renamed, Common Ground when it reopens later this year. The area has been closed since September while it undergoes a makeover as part of the union’s multi-million pound renovation. Common Ground will be part of the new … Read More

Meet this Year’s Leadership Race Candidates

2 years ago / 0 comments