Tag : snow

The Beast From The East – Sending The Economy Into A Blizzard?

6 months ago / 0 comments

Inconvenienced by it or not, last week’s snowstorm across the UK was every British person’s dream. The snow was a solid topic for small talk whilst waiting around for seminars to start, and it provided an extra excuse to miss any classes that weren’t affected by the strikes. It was … Read More

Britain can’t handle the cold

7 months ago / 0 comments

This week, immovable object meets irresistible force in what’s sure to be the meteorological event of the millennium. There’s no undercard required to get our pulses racing for this one. Finally, The Beast from the East tussles it out with – the more modestly named – Storm Emma. But who … Read More

Sport | Jenny Jones secures first ever GB medal on snow in slopestyle

5 years ago / 0 comments

“Britain just dominated the slopestyle”. Of course, this is not strictly true. Any rational observer would see that Norway’s silver in the men’s, Finland’s in the women’s, and a gold medal in each for the USA left all with more marked progression up the leader board. But in the obscured … Read More

Lifestyle | Tips for a keeping warm this winter, just in time for the arrival of the arctic wind

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds has never been known for it’s good weather, and with the dark months of winter drawing fast upon us, things are about to get even colder. What’s more, by this point in the year your meagre student budget is probably looking a bit sparse and heating houses can be … Read More

Uni Suffer Varsity Heartbreak

6 years ago / 0 comments

13.3.13 Leeds University 1st XI 2-2 Leeds Met 1st XI Leeds Univeristy Men’s Football 1st XI conceded a late goal to draw their Varsity fixture with Leeds Met 2-2. Despite being the better team throughout, a heroic penalty save from Charlie Tizard was not enough to gain three points for … Read More

Member of hiking society dies on Cairngorms

6 years ago / 0 comments

Update: Updated article here. A member of Leeds University Union’s Hiking Society has died during a hike on the Cairngorms in Scotland. Five other society members from the same party have been airlifted to safety and are believed to be unharmed. The alert was raised on Sunday at around 3pm, … Read More

Snow start to new semester

6 years ago / 0 comments

Students have been left with even more time on their hands than usual after scores of lectures were cancelled due to the snow. Two days of heavy snowfall in and around Leeds forced the University to set up a ‘snow-feed’ on Twitter to notify students that their classes were no … Read More

Let it snow

6 years ago / 0 comments

Snowflakes are formed as water vapour condenses and freezes onto a seed crystal, which itself forms on a small particle such as a speck of dust, and then crystallizes. They are not, as commonly thought, frozen raindrops, which is actually known as sleet. Snowflakes, a single crystal of ice also … Read More