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News | Leeds uni launches bake off

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You’ve seen Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in the hit TV show but now ‘The Great Leeds University Bake Off’ is coming to the Union. Competitors working either individually, or in pairs, will be told the baking challenges on March 3, 10 and 17. Their baking creations will then be … Read More

News | Cuppa and a slice of Christianity

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Everyone loves a cuppa but most would be sick of tea after 250 cups of it. The Christian Union estimates that it’s given out that many steaming cups of char this week during the “biggest Christian Week of the year”. Their aim has been to get students talking about the … Read More

Features | World Unite Festival – Celebrating multiculturalism in Leeds

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With the Union’s “World Unite Festival” once again proving a hit, LS takes a look at how it encouraged us all to embrace multiculturalism in Leeds. When I first moved to Leeds, it surprised me to hear people talk about how multicultural they found it. Being half English, half Greek … Read More

News | £25m spent on St. Mark's halls

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25 million has been spent renovating the St. Mark’s Halls of residence, which re-opened last week. The new halls boast 526 new rooms with the redevelopment ongoing since the old building was closed in February 2012. According to a University briefing, the redevelopment was a priority because it provided the … Read More

News | Union's financial deficit exposed

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The Union’s almost £230,000 financial deficit was revealed this week at the charity’s Annual General Meeting. Chris Martin, an external financial adviser, confirmed that the number of new students starting at the University has fallen by 12 per cent in the last academic year, 7 per cent higher than the … Read More

Music | In pictures – dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip @ LUU

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On Friday 24th January, hip-hop duo dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip performed at Stylus, Leeds University Union. Here, LS Head of Photography Leo Garbutt brings you the event in pictures. The pair’s style is unique, mixing chaotic synths and electronically generated beats – courtesy of Dan le Sac (Daniel Stephens) … Read More

News | Student "harassed" by charity volunteers

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A student has made a complaint about being “harassed” by Leeds Marrow volunteers. On Monday a promotion day for Leeds Marrow at the Union urged students to provide spit samples in the hope of being potential donors. However, concerns were raised regarding the ways in which volunteers conduct themselves when … Read More

News | Union vows to save School of Healthcare

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The Union has promised it will lobby the University to save the School of Healthcare. The motion passed after a unanimous vote was cast at the Better University forum to try and save the School and its courses. The Union’s Welfare Officer Charlotte Warner put the idea forward. The decision … Read More

News | Students axe The Sun

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The Sun newspaper has been banned from sale at the Union, following a student vote. Politics student, Niall MacLaughlin submitted the idea for the Union to support the No More Page 3 campaign by refusing to sell The Sun. MacLaughlin told LS: “it is my belief, shared by many other … Read More

Music | Preview – Dub Pistols

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This evening Leeds University Union will host the celebrated hip-hop, dub and big beat band Dub Pistols at their smaller ‘underground’ venue ‘Mine’. After winning DJ magazine’s prestigious ‘Best Live Act of 2011’ award, Dub Pistols are unquestionably one not to miss on tonight’s agenda. Founded by ex-club promoter Barry … Read More