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Leeds Ranks in Top Six ‘All-Rounder’ Universities, ‘Which? University’ Survey Reveals

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The University of Leeds ranked in the top six ‘all-rounder’ UK universities, according to Which? University’s 2018 survey. When choosing which university to attend, prospective students’ opinions are mainly formed by what each university decides to showcase them. Open days, visit days and university prospectuses allow higher education institutions to … Read More

Leeds Uses Bubble-Bins in City Centre to Push Recycling   

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Leeds has been chosen as the host city of a large initiative to encourage recycling. Bins that blow bubbles and machines that offer rewards are just two of the innovative recycling resources that are being trialled in the city between October 2018 and April 2019. #leedsbyexample love the bubble blowing … Read More

Women’s Football Team Win Hard Fought Victory

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Image Credit: [Millie Frain] After beating Sheffield away a few weeks ago, Leeds beat Sheffield Hallam 2-1 at home to continue their winning start to the season. The University’s women’s football team continued their undefeated start to the season with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Hallam whilst the 2nds thrashed … Read More

In The Middle with KMAH Radio

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Former Editor-in-Chief, Reece Parker, caught up with KMAH Radio founder, Kristan Caryl, to discuss everything – even where they sourced their iconic sofa. How did you come about creating KMAH? What was the trigger in terms of the idea and how did it all work logistically? (Also, where did you source … Read More

Leeds City Museum Awarded UK’s ‘Most Family Friendly Attraction’

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Leeds City Museum, located in the heart of Millenium Square, has won the 2018 “Family Friendly Museum Award.” And the winner is… @LeedsCityMuseum! #FFMA18 pic.twitter.com/eaw1UgcOi3 — Kids in Museums (@kidsinmuseums) October 1, 2018 The award, given by the charity Kids in Museums, is the only accolade presented in the UK … Read More

World Mental Health Day 2018: NUS Report Suggests 78% of Students Experience Mental Health Problems

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Wednesday 10th October marked this year’s World Mental Health Day. This day, celebrated around the globe, aims to spread awareness and information about mental health, and reduce the stigma attached to those suffering. Following on from last year’s theme of mental health in the workplace, this year sees focus on … Read More

Corbyn Backs Bid for Leeds Flood Defences

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During his recent visit to Leeds, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn voiced his support for efforts by local MPs and councillors to convince the UK government to supply funding to complete flood defences in Leeds. On Boxing Day 2015, floods caused by Storm Eva damaged over 3,000 homes and more than … Read More

Places to study or read off-campus

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Are you more productive at completing your assignments in different environments? Looking for places to study off-campus? Or do you just want somewhere quiet to do some casual reading? The city of Leeds offers you a range of places such as quiet cafés for you to sit down with a … Read More

The Gryphon Sport introduces Guiseley AFC

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Image Credit: [@GuiseleyAFC] The Gryphon Sports Team is delighted to announce that its featured club for the 2018/19 season will be Guiseley AFC. Founded in 1909, ‘The Lions’ play at Nethermoor Park in Guiseley, in what is just an 11-minute train ride from Leeds Station. They are currently members of … Read More

Opening Game Defeat for Women’s Basketball After Varsity Success

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Image Credit: [Cian Fox] Gryphons go down to battling defeat against Manchester Metropolitan University. It was a mixed week for the University of Leeds Women’s Basketball team, who claimed a historic Varsity victory last week, beating Leeds Beckett 54-50 for the first time in the club’s history. This result helped … Read More