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Sport | BUCS Preview – North battle South in Water Polo clash

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Each sitting mid-table in their respective leagues, this week’s men’s Championship water polo tie promises to be a high-quality competitive affair. A North vs South Premier division clash, each side will be fighting not only for their Uni, but their half of the country and, of course, a place in … Read More

Sport | Crucial football derby the highlight of this weeks BUCS action

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Weather permitting, there will be plenty of Gryphons action this Wednesday afternoon, not least from a derby football match with rivals Met. Kicking off at 2pm at Beckett Park, this fixture is an away tie, so any Uni support would be welcomed by the players, in a game which has … Read More

Sport | Hockey – Gryphons grab late draw

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Leeds Gryphons managed to salvage a late point at Weetwood on Wednesday in what was a tense and nervy affair. Leeds went into the game against Newcastle knowing that a win would all but secure a play off place, with league leaders Durham 2s unable to be promoted. However, with … Read More

Sport | Netball round-up

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Leeds 2s v Lets Met 2s After a good warm up everyone felt prepared and fired up for the fight against Met which Leeds Uni 2s were determined to win. Pressuring them from the start through the first 2 quarters, with some great defending from Amy Needham, Met could not … Read More

Features | Top ten things to do after exams

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1. Relax and recover from all the exam stress by taking a nice hot bath. No matter how often your parents and friends told you “You’ll be fine!” writing exams is not a walk through the park. For most of us it is stressful and we are full of anxiety … Read More

Features | 10 Things You Learn in Your First Semester

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We did it, guys! After twelve gruelling weeks, we made it to the finish line relatively unscathed. Despite countless episodes of essay-induced despair where we may have threatened to throw in the towel altogether and join the circus because university is too damn hard, we finally reached the end of … Read More

News | Men charged over Leeds student crash death

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Two men have been charged over a minibus crash that killed Leeds nursing student, Bethany Jones, in April last year. Jones, 18, was killed when a lorry collided with a bus travelling to Liverpool for a Hen Party. 20 other women were hurt in the crash, eight of them seriously. … Read More

Sport | Hockey Men's 1sts – Leeds 1 – 1 Sheffield

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Frustration. That was the order of the day at Weetwood as Leeds were held to a 1-1 draw by Sheffield. The Gryphons began well and applied pressure with and without the ball, forcing mistakes from their opponents. Within 5 minutes long corners and a penalty corner was awarded to the home … Read More

Sport | Hockey Women's 1sts – Leeds 3 – 1 Manchester

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Leeds Uni 1sts secured their first victory of the season as they overcame a determined Manchester side in a closely contested encounter at Weetwood. In bitterly cold conditions, the game began as a feisty affair with both teams eager to start on the front foot. Good battling play was displayed … Read More

News | Uni sends mixed messages about mobiles

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Over 80 per cent of students say that mobile phones are interfering with their learning. The finding follows a discovery at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln that the average university student checks their phones 11 times per lesson.The most common uses were for social media and texting. LS spoke to students … Read More