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Society Spotlight: Book Club

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This week, The Gryphon interviews the President of LUU’s Book Club, Jenny Morgan. The LUU Book Club is a place for lovers of plot-twists, opening hooks and in-depth discussions. All book and reading enthusiasts are welcome to join for the bargain price of £3, no matter what genre or course … Read More

In the Spotlight: Yoga Society

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This week, The Gryphon interviews Stephanie, a committee member on LUU’s Yoga Society. Yoga is not just physical exercise but a form of spiritual and mental meditation originating in India. The LUU Yoga Society is four years old and holds classes every day of the week, each class featuring a … Read More

In the Spotlight: Breakdance Society

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The Breakdance society allows everyone, from talented B-boys and girls to total beginners, to learn the art of hip-hop dance and to find out more about the culture and history of the art form. I went to the Breakdance GIAG last week and despite having no prior dance experience, I … Read More

What’s on in Society this weekend?

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Society: What’s on this weekend? October 2nd This Girl Can – Women in Sport: A fun interactive sports session that will look at how the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign is impacting the student lifestyle. Participants will reflect on their personal motivation to get involved with sport, while also considering barriers … Read More

Society Spotlight: French Soc

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Last week, The Gryphon delved into the life of French Soc with a planned visit to one of their most anticipated socials, Wine & Cheese Night. It’s hard to find a student who doesn’t love a chunky slice of cheese accompanied with some vino from time to time, and for … Read More

Society l Profile: Action

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Action is a student led volunteering society, which has been running for 10 years. They run projects with children and older people in the local community and do everything from playing bingo in a care home to taking young careers bowling. Projects include: Reach – accompany children aged 12-16 who … Read More

Why Martial Arts societies kick-ass

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Many new members of the University have expressed the interest to start training in a martial art, but it is difficult to decide which is right for you and what makes them all different. Aren’t they all just about fighting? No martial art is better than another, but rather the … Read More

Society | Afro-Caribbean Society on Black History Month

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Black History Month has always been a very big one for our society and celebrating it is always important, as there is so much to be learnt from the experiences of the past. This year our society has put on 6 movie nights, 4 of which have a historical angle … Read More

Society Profile: Stage Musical

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Stage Musical Society (SMS) strongly believes in work hard, play hard.  The society is completely student-ran, so whether you’re interested in the production or performing, this society does it all.   Interesting Fact: SMS are the largest music theatre society on campus. Membership: If you find you can’t stop shimmying … 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