Tag : Sheffield

Campus Watch

1 month ago / 0 comments

University of Glasgow: University Owns Up to Slavery Wealth   The ‘Slavery, Abolition and the University of Glasgow Report’, published last month, has revealed that the University of Glasgow received as much as £200 million indirectly from the slave trade throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. Today we publish a … Read More

10 ways to de-stress now that exams are done.

10 months ago / 0 comments

There’s no two ways about it, exams are stressful. But now, thankfully, for most of us they’re over. So here are 10 ways to de-stress now that you’re free. Meet your friends for a coffee and a chat. Meeting friends is a great way to take your mind off your … Read More

Hillsborough families report: Why has it taken 28 years?

12 months ago / 0 comments

The fact that it has taken 28 years for a Hillsborough families report is nothing short of a national disgrace. Many Hillsborough family members and also survivors of the disaster have had to deal with awful mental health problems as a result of the tragedy in 1989.  An example of … Read More

Leeds Gets Top Ten Spot for First Time

1 year ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has secured a place in the top 10 universities in the UK, in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The overall 2018 rankings are based on a range of metrics and, after being named University of the Year by the guide last … Read More

PPG Leeds 1st Birthday w/ Objekt @ Wire 31/05

1 year ago / 0 comments

Sheffield night Pretty Pretty Good (PPG) celebrated a year of taking their parties to a better Yorkshire city on 31st May, booking Objekt for their Leeds 1st birthday to play an all-night-long set at Wire. Objekt’s music is known for being equally experimental, singular and challenging, adjectives that do not … Read More

Lengoland: How the internet saved Bassline

2 years ago / 0 comments

Spend enough time in a student city, and you’ll encounter bassline in one form or another, be it in the second room to a more prominent genre such as drum and bass, mixed into midweek garage nights, or blasting from the speakers of halls in the early hours. Bassline seems … Read More

Keeping up with the Khans: It’s a case of us and them

3 years ago / 0 comments

Channel 4’s new documentary series, Keeping Up With the Khans, explores issues raised by foreign immigration in Page Hall, a Sheffield suburb. With the huge refugee crisis bringing thousands of migrants to British shores, the topic of immigration is certainly a hot one that has caused considerable debate, many dubbing … Read More

Sheffield Prove Too Tough For Gryphons

3 years ago / 0 comments

Watching a BUCS Table Tennis fixture is like watching no other sport you have ever attended. At Leeds, in the late-afternoon light of the Cromer Terrace Fitness Suite three games take place simultaneously over the span of about an hour, at such rapid speed it’s hard to keep up with … Read More

Sheffield Sink Sibanda’s Ship

3 years ago / 0 comments

A GB Olympian who played in the London 2012 games was one of several Sheffield players who thwarted Leeds men’s volleyball team 3-1 in the Gryphon Sports Centre on Wednesday evening. The Gryphons were facing their Sheffield counterparts for the first time since being promoted to BUCS Division One and … Read More

LUU and the Leadership Farce

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s started. From now until Easter a plague will sweep Leeds. Not content with containing itself within The Union, or even campus, it will seep into the rest of Leeds, infest Hyde Park, and even cement itself inescapably within your home via social media. I’m talking about The Leadership Race. … Read More