Tag : society

Why We RAG: A Week of Fundraising Fun

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It’s the final day of RAG Week and you’ve probably noticed the green theme thats been going on in the Union over the last few days. It’s been brilliant so a massive well done to Shelley, Sophie and the rest of the RAG crew who made it so. I personally … Read More

In The Spotlight: Model United Nations

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This Week, The Gryphon interviews MUN secretary, Thomas Love, to learn more about what the society has to offer. Model United Nations (MUN) is a society where you debate current affairs, but instead of defending your own point of view, you represent the opinions of a country within the United … Read More

RAG Week: Your Opportunity to Give

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Not heard of RAG yet? You should have. For those who don’t know, it is the fabulous society with members that wear those garishly bright-green T-Shirts, often with the collecting buckets in the Union – and so much more. And it’s all for charity. As one of the largest societies … Read More

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