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Our statement on Sunday night’s email from your Union Affairs Officer

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Dear all, Last night your Union Affairs officer sent every society on campus an email (the full text of which will be printed below this statement) trying to persuade you to vote in a particular fashion. We will be taking further action to address this issue. However, for now allow me to … Read More

Leadership Race results announced

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The Leadership Race has drawn to a close with the announcement of the new Gryphon Editor and Student Exec. Results from the four-day election were announced to a packed Union foyer on Friday evening. A total 8,488 students voted in the Leadership Race this year to elect seven candidates who … Read More

Does VIPER bite? Controversial police scheme targets students

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Concerns have been raised over a controversial police scheme which has been offering students in the Union a cash incentive for personal information. The company known as VIPER (Video Identification Parade Electronic Recording) has been operating in LUU for the past few days, giving students five pounds in exchange for a … Read More

Student suffers panic attack in “overcrowded” Stylus

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A student has complained of ‘a complete disregard for safety and welfare’ after they suffered an anxiety attack at an allegedly overcrowded union event. The incident occurred at the ‘Road to Leeds Arrival Party’ in Leeds University Union’s Stylus venue on 20th September. The student, who wishes to remain anonymous, … Read More

Union warning after landlords dodge deposits

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The Union has warned of landlords who fail to inform students of money taken from their deposits after a letting agency was suspended from the Unipol Code. A tribunal in June found UK Pads had withdrawn from the deposits of students living on Royal Park Grove, but told them only … Read More

UPDATED: Students stage Union protest in solidarity with Hong Kong Occupiers

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Dozens of students stood in protest on the Union courtyard this afternoon in solidarity with the pro-democracy protests currently taking place in Hong Kong. The action started at 1pm and coincided with China’s national day, and saw a crowd of students stand in line holding umbrellas and displaying large banners. … Read More

Drink-free nightspot backed by Union

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A new alcohol-free night event is to launch in Leeds next week, with the backing of the Leeds University Business School and LUU. The night, called “incLucid”, is being launched at the Holy Trinity Church Community Arts Centre on Friday 3rd October. It will be the first in a series … Read More

News | Vice Chancellor faces students' questions

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Vice Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands came under fire from students over a range of issues this evening at Vice Chancellor’s Question Time. Sir Langlands was questioned on a range of hot topics from his pay package to the future of Healthcare courses. One student, Emma, asked over social media why … Read More

News l Rizzle Kicks to headline at Leeds Summer Ball

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The Union has announced that Rizzle Kicks are the headline act for this year’s Summer Ball. Other acts include The Orwells and Irish folk band Hudson Taylor. LUU Big Band will also grace the stage as part of the nine-hour extravaganza on June 7. A French and Theology student told … Read More

Features | LUU Elections – The Highs and Lows

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It’s that time of year again when campus is plastered with posters telling us to ‘Vote for X’ or ‘Get down with Y’ and our Twitter feeds are taken over by the union trying desperately to break last year’s participation record. While it may seem like this year’s election has … Read More