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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?

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“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

Tampons don’t Grow on Christmas Trees

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LUU are running a campaign to collection donations of sanitary products for those who can’t afford them this Christmas time. The ‘san-i-tree’, featuring vulva inspired Christmas baubles, is based outside Essentials  and tomorrow there will also be a stall for those who wish to donate sanitary products to St Aidan’s … Read More

New café to open in Edward Boyle Library

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Great Food at Leeds have announced that they will be opening a café in Edward Boyle in early 2017. The café will be on level 9 and called ‘The Book Club’. Great Food at Leeds announced the news via a video on their Facebook. This comes as the second phase of the huge Edward … Read More

Mixed Emotions for Badminton Teams

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Leeds University hosted three teams on Wednesday to kick off the first series of matches for this season’s BUCS league. The Women’s 1sts faced the Birmingham 1st team in the Premier North, while the Women’s 2nds were pitted against Huddersfield’s 1sts in Northern 2B and the Men’s 3rd came up … Read More

Nipple-Bocker-Glory: “I wanted to capture nipples whether they’re big, small, inverted, hairy or bumpy”

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Inspired by the Free The Nipple campaign, Josie Partridge has created Nipple-Bocker-Glory, a jewellery range created using casts of nipples in all shapes and size. Here she talks to editor-in-chief Jessica Murray about inclusive feminism, body shaming and her grandma’s 84-year-old nipples… It’s been two years since the Free The … Read More

Black History Month: Inspiring Entrepreneurs

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As part of Black History Month this October, LUU talks to three inspiring BAME entrepreneurs who have successfully set up their own start-up businesses. All at different stages of their careers, we talk to them about the enterprises they have worked hard to set up, how they felt their ethnicity … Read More

Fugitive Found Hiding in Leodis

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Police raid finds gunman hiding in Leodis flat A fugitive was found hiding at a flat in Leodis halls of residence in the early hours of 5th October after a planned police raid. The suspect was being sought following a firearms incident in Bradford, in which someone was seriously assaulted … Read More

Review – Fools Paradise Festival

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Following an inevitable Fresher’s Week spent traipsing from room to room of Leeds’ Student’s Union, attempting to find newly made friends by wading through a dance floor that resembles a sticky sauna, many incoming Leeds students may have felt they had got the hang of it. But when met with … Read More