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Society Spotlight: Jazz and Blues Society

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Fancy yourself the next Miles Davis or Dizzy Gillespie? The current Musical Director of LUU Jazz and Blues Society tells Society how you can get involved whilst at Leeds. The Jazz and Blues Society fills a much needed space among the performance societies at Leeds University. People from all backgrounds … Read More

Declan McKenna to play Leeds University Union

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Declan Mckenna has achieved an amazing amount in an admirably short space of time. First surfacing in 2015 as the winner of Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent prize, the talented teen has already produced a collection of indie hits including ‘Isombard,’ ‘Brazil’ and recent single ‘Humungous.’ A stint on the esteemed ‘BBC … Read More

Loyle Carner @ Leeds University Union

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Loyle Carner has something special. This was evident from his first outings in Leeds, at Headrow House and Belgrave respectively, but even more so now, with this gig having to be upgraded from the latter to Stylus. For one night only, Carner brought his rhyming capabilities to the VK soaked … Read More

What’s what with Arts Socs

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Leeds University Union has a wide variety of societies, each one different, interesting and inclusive. Whether you want to try out something new, or hone a new talent and skill you never thought you would master, you will surely find your place here at Leeds. With over 30 different societies … Read More

Hi Society

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Welcome back to, or welcome to, the Gryphon Society pages! We are committed to showcasing the many different clubs and societies that are home to Leeds, helping you discover what’s on offer and helping our readers find more about what they can get involved with. With over 300 societies to … Read More

Free Community Shop for refugees to open in Hyde Park

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LUU’s Leave Leeds Tidy campaigners are working alongside the Leeds Community Project to provide free essential items to those in need this summer. Students are being encouraged to donate unwanted items to the Free Community Shop which will open on the 3rd and 6th of July at All Hallows Church. The … Read More

Student Advice’s Space to Relax: perfect for exam time

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The Student Advice Centre’s Space to Relax is returning to provide you with a wellbeing hub during the often stressful and challenging exam period. We want support you to study and support you to look after yourself, therefore our space is divided into the Space to Relax in Room 5 … Read More

LUU Accessibility Spotlight: Disabled students fight back over “unacceptable” disruption

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“How can we fight for equality and inclusion in a place where we can’t even enter the front door?” One student suffered an asthma attack as a result of paint fumes and a wheelchair user was trapped in a lift for over half an hour, as building work continues to … Read More

New lift and ramp open as part of Union Upgrade

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Further developments in the union upgrade project have been completed, with the opening of a new ramp and lift aimed at improving accessibility in the building.   Although significantly behind schedule, a new lift has now been completed, which will allow students to travel easily between three floors, from the … Read More

The Gryphon to host National Student Media Conference in May

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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