Tag : Murray

Claims University IT cuts led to technical failure

2 years ago / 0 comments

The university has been experiencing serious technical failures all week, with the Portal, VLE, lecture capture and other IT services all crashing on Monday, and going down sporadically over following days. The Leeds branch of University and College Union (UCU) claim the increase in technical faults is down to the … Read More

Student halls shuts after fire safety inspection

2 years ago / 0 comments

Trinity Hall student accommodation, a 94-bedroom luxury student development in Woodhouse, has been shut down following an inspection by a West Yorkshire Fire Service Marshal. The brand new residence was due to open to tenants on 19th September, however due to unforeseen building delays, the building was unready and students … Read More

Leeds Vice-Chancellor talks about redevelopment, Brexit and the cost of university

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon speaks to Sir Alan Langlands about the redevelopment programme, Brexit and the cost of university. Why would you say now is such an exciting time to be joining the University? I think it is exciting for all of us and not just Freshers. I love this sense of … Read More

British Tennis Success Down Under

3 years ago / 0 comments

Andy Murray. Novak Djokovic. Melbourne. A familiar scene with an all­ too familiar ending for the Scot, now winless in five Australian Open finals and forced to watch his rival hoist his sixth Australian trophy to make it eleven career Grand Slams with a 6­1, 7­5, 7­6 straight sets victory. … Read More

US Open wide open

3 years ago / 0 comments

On Monday, thousands of expectant spectators will converge on Flushing Meadows for the final Grand Slam of the season, and if it is anywhere near as exciting as last year’s event, then we are in for a treat. Marin Cilic and Kei Nishikori contested last year’s showpiece, which was the … Read More

Petition helps end charges for Leodis stools

4 years ago / 0 comments

A petition against Leodis residents being charged for the replacement of poor quality stools has been successful. The Change.org petition, established two weeks ago, gathered 274 signatures and prompted Residential Accommodation to issue a statement revoking all charges and discontinuing the current fining system. Ian Robertson, Head of Residential Accommodation … Read More

Race to London hots up

4 years ago / 0 comments

As many of the world’s top players converge on Paris for the final tennis tournament before the ATP World Tour Finals, there is still much to be decided this season. Following Rafael Nadal’s withdrawal from the season-ending tournament, it means that four of the eight spaces are yet to be … Read More

Sport | US Open hots up

4 years ago / 0 comments

The first week of the US Open has passed and there have already been plenty of talking points at the final Grand Slam of the year. Defending champion Rafael Nadal is absent with a wrist injury, opening up the draw. Nearly all of the main protagonists have survived the first … Read More

Sport | Great Britain make history in Davis Cup first round

5 years ago / 0 comments

Great Britain reached the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 with a brilliant win over the USA. Andy Murray got the ball rolling with a comfortable straight-sets victory over Donald Young, before James Ward pulled off one of the biggest wins of his career by coming from behind to shock Sam … Read More

Murray's Moment At Last While Serena Rewrites Records

6 years ago / 0 comments

    With a golden summer of British sport coming to a close, all eyes as far as the tennis world was concerned were now keenly focusing across the Atlantic on the final major of the year- the US Open at Flushing Meadows, New York.   With last year’s finalist … Read More