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Campus Watch: Coventry safe sex initiative offers students £400 to have sex on camera

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A Coventry University project aimed at reducing the number of young adults with STIs has been criticised after offering students £400 to have sex on camera. Project leader Dr Katie Newby explained that the films and other accompanying elements of Chance2Change – financially supported by the government funded Medical Research … Read More

Freshers’ Week ‘a waste of time and money’

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Private school head teachers from around the country have called for universities to start lectures sooner and have branded Freshers’ Week potentially “isolating and expensive”. William Richardson, general secretary of the annual Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference, stated that informal conversations with undergraduate students had suggested that many would prefer to … Read More

Investigation into racist and anti-semitic t-shirts

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Exeter University has launched an investigation into racist and anti-Semitic T-shirts students at a recent social in Exeter are alleged to have worn during a freshers week event. Pictures taken by a fellow student reveal hateful phrases including: “Don’t speak to me if you’re not white,” and, “The Holocaust was … Read More

A Leeds Night Out: The Freshers Guide

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Monday: Mint Warehouse At Mint Warehouse you’re starting your week the right way. You’ll be guaranteed to be dancing all night and comfy trainers are a must (a pair you won’t mind getting sticky from all the spilt drinks). Mondays lookbook for inspiration: From left: New Look £24.99, Boohoo £15, … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Back to Uni style guide

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So you’ve stocked up on all the boring Uni supplies such as kitchen appliances and bedding and now it’s time to make sure your Uni style game is on point. Remaining stylish whilst still looking casual and staying comfy can be a challenge, but don’t worry; we’ve got our top … Read More

MENTAL HEALTH A-Z: J is for Juggling

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Dubious title; I know. But bear with me. In short: life is a sort of juggling act, especially if you are a student. Living away from home becomes the rather difficult task of balancing work and fun, old and new friends, cheap food and the occasional green vegetable.It’s like having … Read More

Going to University in Leeds tops all other cities

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Admittedly, I, and most people I know, had seldom thought to venture into Leeds before uni open days. This faraway Northern land was rumoured to have arctic temperatures, no phone signal and nothing more than bleak moors and Yorkshire puddings. Rumours around Sixth Form, however, painted Leeds as a city … 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

Union launches Rate Your Landlord

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The Union is hoping for thousands of responses to a new scheme asking students to review their landlord. Rate Your Landlord is open for all students in Leeds to give feedback on Halls of Residence and private landlords across the city. The survey gives a 1-5 scale for students to … Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Laidlaw Library opens doors

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The Gryphon gained exclusive access to the new multi-million pound Laidlaw Library, which will open for the first time on Wednesday. The estimated £26m investment boasts nearly a thousand study spaces, innovative technology and a roof garden with beehives and solar panels. The modern interior design includes a mixture of … Read More