Tag : leeds university

Referendum fails to attract enough voters for idea to pass

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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

1 year 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

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LUU raises minimum wage for staff under 21

2 years ago / 0 comments

As of 1st April 2017, the union will pay all staff as a minimum a wage of £7.05 an hour, a big increase for staff under 21 who were previously receiving the lower minimum wage of £5.60 an hour. This has been a highly anticipated move in the union, with … Read More

Edward Boyle cafe to be renamed following battle with Hyde Park Book Club

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Leeds University has announced that they will change the name of the newly opened cafe in Edward Boyle library, The Book Club, following a dispute with local venue Hyde Park Book Club over the name. A University of Leeds spokesperson said: “The University is committed to helping create a supportive … Read More

Leeds University and LUU sign joint letter on TEF

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Sir Alan Langlands, Vice Chancellor of Leeds University, alongside LUU Union Affairs Officer Jack Palmer and Education Officer Melissa Owusu have formally signed a statement which both supports and criticises different aspects of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the government’s new Education bill. While they applaud the Bill’s intentions of … Read More

“This is one of the great challenges of our time, and I’d like to see students engaging in this”

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The Gryphon sat down with Professor William Gale, Director of the Centre for Integrated Energy research, to discuss the potential of a fossil free future. As our fossil based energy supplies dwindle and new alternatives begin to emerge amidst the backdrop of pressing climate change, Professor Gale tells us about … Read More

Can’t wait to go home this Christmas?

2 years ago / 0 comments

“A good day for me would be to have a couple of hundred bucks aha. Every day, I come here, and I read. I also sometimes do a bit of shopping. I like going to museums, they are free, the one next to the Library is nice. It’s probably my … Read More