Tag : Maddy Keating

Society Profile: Leeds Quidditch and Harry Potter Society

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About: A quirky group of hard core Harry Potter fans. Whether you enjoy the book and film series, or you like the idea of playing Quidditch, this society is worth looking into. From national Quidditch matches against other Universities, to weekly board games, this society has enough Harry Potter for … Read More

Society Profile: Netball

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Name: University Netball About: Netball has around 120 members overall. Every Wednesday, the teams travel to different cities to play matches against other Universities, as part of the Nothern BUCs league. Netball has six teams as well as a development squad who play in the Intra-Mural league run by the … Read More

Top 5 Beer Pubs as rated by The Real Ale Society

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Like Beer? The Real Ale Society tell the Gryphon which pubs to visit. 1. The Brudenell – Often has a good selection of cheap beers and also has a lot of live gigs on. With darts, pool tables and snooker, it has been selected by us as Leeds’ best pub. … Read More

An Interview with the President of RAG

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The Gryphon interviewed RAG president Sarah Calvert to find out all about RAG and why it’s a society to watch. What is your role as President? My role is to look after the long term goals of the society and oversee everything that is going on. I do a bit … Read More

Society Profile: Henna

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Name: Henna Society About: The Henna Society has returned to campus this year and is a new society to look out for. If you’re an artist or novice, this society welcomes all to learning the art of Henna. If you aren’t interested in the doing, but are looking for a … Read More

Society Profile: Comedy Soc

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Name: LUU Comedy Soc About: Comedy Society is made up of two sketch groups. Leeds Tealights are auditioned members and Fresh Milk is for everyone else. This society accepts everyone, you don’t even have to be a Leeds Uni student to join. If you aren’t a big performer, it doesn’t … Read More

Society Profile: Dance Expose

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Name: Dance Expose About: One of the biggest dance societies on campus with a huge range of different dance styles. Dance Expose competes and performs throughout the year, and is definitely one of the most competitive groups on campus. Whether you’re a ballerina or a commercial dancer, Dance Expose has … Read More

News | Leeds student found dead

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A student from Leeds has been found dead in the River Mersey in Liverpool. Aamir Qudeer, 21, had been missing since February 26. His body was found by a member of the public on Sunday. Posters of Mr Qudeer were displayed in Leeds University Union and around the city in the … Read More

News | Deposits withheld from halls of residence

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Charles Morris has had the highest amount of deposit money withheld out of all halls of residence, LS can reveal. In the 2012/13 academic year, Charles Morris students lost £9, 524.28 collectively from their deposits to pay for damages to carpets and replacing chairs. The Tannery, located next to Sentinal Towers … Read More

News | Exposed: Homelessness in Leeds

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Students have complained about a rise in homeless people approaching them for money around campus, LS can reveal. Students have reported being approached daily in Hyde Park in the morning, and outside the Business School, raising the issue with police. A police spokesperson told LS: “We’re looking at the increase … Read More