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Welfare at Leeds: Accessible LUU

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Your Union Affairs Officer Jack Palmer writes about all the vents going on across Leeds as part of Disabled Access Day, as well as discussing how the Union Upgrade is affecting students right here at LUU. This weekend, 10th-12th March, there is a range of events, activities and talks taking … Read More

Students to protest against TEF

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The march against the Teaching Excellence Framework will take place outside the union at 2pm on the 22nd March. On the 22nd March at 2pm, there will be a student protest against the Teaching Excellence Framework. The Teaching Excellence Framework is a series of reforms to Higher Education which are … Read More

Opening night – LUU’s ‘Once Upon a Dance’

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LUU’s annual dance show is a chance for Leeds’ numerous dance societies to come together, to showcase their undeniable talents, and to tell a story through dance. The night has been billed as one of ‘fairytale and wonder’, and with months of hard work put in (and countless degrees neglected) … Read More

Welfare at Leeds: simple self-care

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When you’re constantly working to deadlines, taking time for yourself is often far down on your list of priorities. LUU Welfare Officer Martha’s here to give you some ideas for when you just need to relax. There is often a perception that at University it’s a waste of time and … Read More

LGBTQ+ Clubbing in Leeds

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“I want to take you to a gay bar,” Electric Six infamously announced in their 2003 hit, and, if you’re part of the LGBTQ+ community – or have been somewhat on the curious side at least – you have most likely dreamed of getting up on a podium at a … Read More

Pints against policy?

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Union offers free pint in return for votes, contradicting assertion it “will never serve an alcoholic drink for less than £1.50”. Leeds University Union’s stance on alcohol has been called into question after they introduced free pints as part of a set of incentives to encourage people to vote in … Read More

Why are Fruity blurring out VKs from photos?

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Photos from Fruity have been edited in an attempt to remove VKs from the image. It has not yet been established why the drinks are being blurred out, although it is possibly to ensure the photos don’t act as advertisements for the brand or to help promote more responsible drinking. VKs (abbreviation for Vodkakicks) … Read More

A Boycott of the NSS Will Not Stop Fees Rising

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As some of you may know, the National Student Survey (NSS) is open now, it gathers responses from final year students to attempt to ascertain the quality of their experience at University. This feedback is used in many ways; i.e. to rank the University on league tables, as data for … Read More

Something More? LUU Christian Society hosts week of evangelical talks outside the Union

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This week, the Leeds University Christian Union hosted an event to encourage students to contemplate Christianity with daily talks, entertainment and free lunches. Their marquee, which stood opposite the Student Union, attracted hungry and curious students for the daily gatherings and pay as you feel cafe. The students were invited … Read More

In Leeds music we trust: society fundraiser helps bring music to the disadvantaged

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The University of Leeds’ Music Impact in the Community society (LUUMIC) is running a charity fundraiser event in collaboration with a local Leeds charity ‘Leeds Music Trust,’ which aims to bring music to underprivileged communities. The driving power of the charity is that music is a powerful, connecting force which … Read More