Tag : luuleadershiprace

An insider’s view on the leadership race

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Reece Parker, Gryphon Editor-in-cheif-elect, gives his take on the leadership race, its questionable voting incentives, and what can be done to improve future elections. Like most of the third-year students at Leeds University, I’m currently treading water in the pool of degree classification. Failing an incredible resurgence, a first is … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Benefits built for you

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Harry is running to be Activities Officer, here are his views on benefits for societies using the union. Societies spend a huge amount of time and money in the Union with various socials and events. Most societies have the same night out every week in the Union, whether it is Fruity … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: The Gryphon has to diversify

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James is running to be Gryphon Editor, here are his views on how the paper can improve. It may only seem like a small change, a minor detail barely worth shouting about, but the introduction of regular surveys and outreach initiatives conducted by The Gryphon is a vital policy. The … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Well Fair Welfare

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Masami is running for Welfare Officer, here are their views on improving awareness and accessibility to LUU’s welfare support. A crisis is something that can affect all of us, regardless of who we are, and is often a challenging addition to university life. However, many students fail to make use of the welfare … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Time to sort out our block grant

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Jack Palmer is running to be reelected for Union Affairs Officer, here are his views on LUU’s measly block grant. In 2015-16, the University of Leeds spent £4,005,000 on ‘Printing, stationary and office expenses’. In the same year, they gave only £2,525,000 in their grant to the Students’ Union. Last … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Sober spaces and sober socials

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Talya is running for Activities Officer, here are her views on what LUU can do to accommodate those who aren’t big on drinking. Here at Leeds, students love a good night out. Working in Terrace I’ve seen just how big the turn out to Otley Runs and nights like Fruity are. … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Domestic abuse involves students too

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Chloe Sparks is running for Welfare Officer, here are her views on why we need to place a bigger focus on domestic abuse on students. Many people assume that domestic abuse does not affect students, but this is far from the truth. It affects 1 in 4 women and 1 … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Healthier, happier and more productive study spaces

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Jessica is running for Education Officer, here are her views on how we can improve our productivity by making our study spaces healthier and happier. Health and revision. Not two words I would personally associate with each other on a rainy January morning sat in the basement of Brotherton. Allow … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Awards for Accessibility

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Alphonse is running for Equality and Diversity Officer, here are his views on how we can encourage and reward societies who focus on improving their accessibility. “Don’t worry, you don’t have to participate”. I hadn’t asked to be spared the group work he’d just assigned. If anything, I was eager – … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Time to bring student housing home

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Harry is running to be Community Officer, here are his views on making your house hunting nightmares a thing of the past. Student housing always takes centre stage in the campaign to become Community Officer. Why shouldn’t it? We pay too much, the process is too stressful, and many students … Read More