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UPDATE: Uni ‘squatters’ resist eviction

3 years ago / 0 comments

Activists occupying University land resisted attempts to evict them yesterday. Bailiffs arrived at 6 Grosvenor Mount in Headingley to remove members of Leeds Community Project, but protesters reportedly refused to talk to them. Leeds CP posted, ‘Bailiffs arrive with University security to wonderful singing. Police arrive shortly after as they’d … Read More

Uni ‘squatters’: We’ll fight eviction

3 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds Community Project has pledged to ‘resist eviction’ from 6 Grosvenor Mount, and has called on the public to show solidarity with the occupation. Protesters claim they are to be removed from the site today following an alleged possession order by the University. The group yesterday held a ‘rally for … Read More

Uni to rival Beckett in student rankings

3 years ago / 0 comments

The University will take on rival Leeds Beckett to be in with a chance of winning Best International University this year. Leeds has been rated among the best institutions for City Life, and is also competing against Yorkshire rivals Hull and Sheffield for the title of Best Student Union. Rankings … Read More

Police investigate ‘vagina’ graffiti

3 years ago / 0 comments

Police are appealing for information following a spate of distinctive graffiti drawings on campus which some students have suggested represents a vagina. Several drawings have been spotted in locations including the Edward Boyle library and further afield in Hyde Park since February. They are now being investigated as criminal damage. … Read More

Uni condemns marking boycott

4 years ago / 0 comments

The University has criticised lecturers’ decision to take part in a marking boycott in protest of proposed cuts to staff pensions. A statement released to The Gryphon said, ‘We are extremely disappointed that the UCU (University and College Union) has decided to take industrial action now. This action needlessly threatens student … Read More

Halo expansion would ‘intimidate’ students

4 years ago / 0 comments

Halo nightclub has been criticised for plans to expand, with officials warning students using the 24-hour library next door would be ‘intimidated’ by clubbers. A planning application to extend opening hours from 3.30am to 6am, as well as adding two outdoor bars to the club, has been opposed by the … Read More

Sport | BUCS – Campus gripped by Cup final action

5 years ago / 0 comments

With a whole host of Cup finals, promotion playoffs and relegation face-offs to cover, this will be one of the most highly contested BUCS Wednesdays of the season. The first of our Cup finals sees the women’s tennis 2s cap a huge achievement by reaching the final of the Northern … Read More

Sport | Netball – Tempers flair as Leeds fall to Hallam

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds 2s v Sheffield Hallam: After losing by just two against Hallam in the first half of the season, tensions were high going into the game. In a fixture with infamously bad umpiring,  the seconds were going to have to push through to pull out a win. The first quarter … Read More

Sport | BUCS Preview – Leeds face Durham for the title in Women's Lacrosse

5 years ago / 0 comments

A packed schedule of home fixtures this week means that Uni fans will have plenty of choice over which sports to follow. In one of the earlier starts, the men’s tennis 1sts take on Sheffield at the David Lloyd in Moortown. The team will be hoping to take all the … Read More

Sport | Lacrosse – Uni secure huge cup victory over Met

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds Uni women’s lacrosse 1st securing a massive 19-7 win. The side was hugely excited to get back on the grass pitches of Weetwood, after bad weather had prevented them from doing so in recent weeks, whilst they were also pleased to be playing as a squad of 18 for the first time … Read More