Tag : LUU

Re-vive: The Small Stall Waging the War Against Food Waste

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Every Tuesday during term time, you’ll find a small stall with a big vision operating downstairs in the ‘Market Square’ of Leeds University Union, selling fruit and veg on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis. You’d be forgiven for thinking the stall was just another external company offering freebies to … Read More

An Essential Upgrade?

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Essentials, the official supermarket of LUU, is to become a Co-op, it was announced by LUU earlier today. A press release from LUU explained that the Essentials we all know and love is going to be transformed into a Co-op as part of a partnership with the groceries company. The … Read More

“Shame, Shame, Shame, That’s the Name,” 20.11.18

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“Enjoy yourselves.” Shame’s effervescent frontman, Charlie Steen, encourages a packed crowd in LUU’s Stylus to do as such innumerable times throughout their dynamic, high-powered set. Perhaps it was sheer will power from the amount of times the 21-year-old repeated the phrase or the work of the trio of bands gracing … Read More

“A little bit challenging” and “a little bit interesting” – Why Ambassador Mark Regev’s Visit to the University of Leeds Provided More Questions than Answers

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If you were wandering about campus last Wednesday the 14th November, those more eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed an increased security presence patrolling outside Leeds University Union. For those of you who were less aware or just momentarily recovering from Hifi the night before, even if you missed the … Read More

Leeds Fashion Society to Host Sustainable Clothes Swap

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In honour of our University’s pledge to be plastic-free by ’23, the Leeds Fashion Society will be hosting its very first Clothes Swap event this Wednesday from noon until 5pm. For clothes swap novices, the event consists of a clothes-drop off on Monday 19th November at helpdesk in the Union … Read More

Leaked Letter Reveals NUS’ Serious Financial Difficulties

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A leaked letter has revealed that the NUS (National Union of Students) is set to post a financial deficit of £3 million this year. The letter, sent to all affiliated Students’ Unions by NUS President Shakira Martin and Acting Chief Executive Peter Robertson, has revealed the full extent of the … Read More

LUU’s Most A-Compelling Singing Group

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Sitting down with the co-Presidents of LUU A Capella Society, George Hulkes and Patrick Ashby, Susy Goldstone discusses the ins-and-outs of singing without music. So, how is LUU A Capella Society structured? George: This year we’ve had a really big change. Last year we had a group called the Cosmopolitones … Read More

Tell Me More: Helping Societies Do More

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Speaking with LUU’s Activities Officer, Lauren Huxley, Susy Goldstone discusses the Union’s programme for making inclusive societies a reality. Inclusivity. Accessibility. We all like to think that we implement these words within our societies, but do LUU societies actually go far enough in ensuring that everyone, regardless of their individual needs, is included? LUU … Read More

Leeds Students Take to London’s Streets to Campaign for a People’s Vote

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On the 20th of October, Leeds students boarded coaches at 6am to head down to London. A sea of people greeted us as we exited the coaches at Hyde Park tube station, the point from which the March would soon depart. Amidst this sea, EU flags, banners, homemade signs and … Read More

University of Leeds Accused of Investing in Companies with Alleged Links to Human Rights Abuses

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The University reportedly invested over £2,000,000 in companies that are accused of being linked to the implementation of human rights abuses against Palestinians. An Open Letter from LUU Palestine Solidarity Group (PSG) to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds has criticised the University, accusing it of investing a … Read More