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LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Community, community, community!

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Mark is running to be Gryphon Editor, here are his views on (you guessed it) community! There’s a lot going on in Leeds and we’re incredibly lucky as students to be able to have so much to engage with with. However, this can sometimes be overlooked in the bubbles of … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Communication is key!

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Reece is running to be Gryphon Editor in the LUU Leadership Race, here are his views on the issue of communication between the exec and student body. From first arriving on campus as a fresh faced, spirited 18 year old, to lurching through my final year as the withered shadow … Read More

Meet this Year’s Leadership Race Candidates

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LUU raises minimum wage for staff under 21

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As of 1st April 2017, the union will pay all staff as a minimum a wage of £7.05 an hour, a big increase for staff under 21 who were previously receiving the lower minimum wage of £5.60 an hour. This has been a highly anticipated move in the union, with … Read More

LUU’s LGBTQ+ Month wages war on damaging norms

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The 2017 incarnation of LGBT History Month has already marked itself out with the inauguration of Leeds University Union’s first women centred queer dance party, Scissors, ahead of a packed programme of events. On Wednesday, Pyramid cafe held a pre-party for the new club night featuring a vibrant mix of … Read More

Scissors – LUU hosts first women-centred LGBTQ+ club night

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Tonight marks the first Leeds University Union’s women-centred queer dance party, Scissors. Emma Healey, LUU’s Equality and Diversity Officer, came up with the concept for the event which launches the start of LGBTQ+ History Month. The event is open to all genders, but aims mainly to celebrate the women, non-binary … Read More

Edward Boyle cafe to be renamed following battle with Hyde Park Book Club

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The Leeds University has announced that they will change the name of the newly opened cafe in Edward Boyle library, The Book Club, following a dispute with local venue Hyde Park Book Club over the name. A University of Leeds spokesperson said: “The University is committed to helping create a supportive … Read More

NUS calls for students to boycott the National Student Survey

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Sorana Vieru, the Vice-President Higher Education at the National Union of Students, or NUS, has called for students to boycott the National Student Survey to stop plans to raise fees based on university performance. The National Student Survey, or NSS, is sent annually to final year undergraduate students as a … Read More

LUU Light Cafe: helping you through exams

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From free drinks to yoga, LUU is here to support you through your exams. After the Christmas break students are coming back to Leeds to face the January exams. For some the weeks of fresh laundry, clean dishes and cooked dinner back home has come to an end and the … Read More

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