Tag : Rabeeah Moeen

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

Girl Gang collective hits Leeds’ streets

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Creative arts initiative launches in Leeds with good vibes, girl power and community values. Following its success in Sheffield and Manchester, a non-profit volunteer community aiming to support and celebrate female creatives has now arrived in Leeds. Girl Gang is a community which was originally created in 2015 in Sheffield. … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Why getting dressed doesn’t have to be a nightmare!

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Long gone are the days when you could wake up fifteen minutes before school, throw on your uniform and run for the bus in a speedy manner. Sure, the constraints of uniforms are gone, but there is a new headache every morning: what to wear? Who doesn’t understand the perpetual … Read More

Leeds University scores highly for green impact

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The University has been awarded a ‘first class award’, scoring 100% for environmental policy but 0% for ethical investment The University of Leeds has been named one of the key universities producing environmental research. It was amongst a number of higher education institutions dominating this research field following the Paris … Read More

Students turn to payday loans as living costs rise

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In a survey of over 1000 students, research from Future Finance has found over 30% of these have turned to payday loans, credit cards and overdrafts to cover financial expenses while at university. This suggests a third of students are relying on money sourced outside of student grants and loans. … Read More

Political Party Clash: Central for Corbyn?

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MP for Leeds Central, Hilary Benn, has long been an opponent of the ever-popular Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Hilary Benn was one of the first casualties of Corbyn’s clean-up of his party, sacked as shadow foreign secretary and prompting a wave of MPs to resign in protest to Corbyn’s … Read More

Going Underground with Zine Culture

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Rabeeah Moeen looks at the history of zine culture and its growing popularity with modern counter-cultures. As a medium of publication, self-printing has always been around. Perhaps we see it more nowadays, when printing is largely accessible and remains relatively inexpensive, but since the invention of the printing press, if … Read More

Gold-flecked GM ‘wonder-wheat’ to feed the world

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An Essex University Professor, Christine Raines, is leading a team of scientists who are at the forefront of research into genetically modified crops. This team is researching whether wheat can be made to increase its yield, by looking into an enzyme crucial in the process of photosynthesis. The wheat seeds … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brand Focus: Public School

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Public School is always described as an inherently New York brand, created by two New Yorkers with a focus on keeping production in the city they were born in, promoting further business and trade. Public School is a brand that was quickly catapulted into recognition. The brand was started in … Read More

EU applications to study in UK down by 9%

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According to UCAS, the number of applicants from EU students for top university courses in the UK have dropped by 9%. Following Brexit, there was concern from both UK and EU students about its impact on studying abroad as well as travelling, particularly in regards to the restriction of free … Read More