Tag : University of Leeds

Culture Shock: Life as an International Student

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Having lived in Vietnam for the majority of my life with frequent visits back to Taiwan, it’s safe to say that moving to England has given me a few culture shocks. Below, I’ll list the most amusing and staggering shocks I’ve suffered so far.   1. Calling for the Bill … Read More

Leeds Gets Top Ten Spot for First Time

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The University of Leeds has secured a place in the top 10 universities in the UK, in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The overall 2018 rankings are based on a range of metrics and, after being named University of the Year by the guide last … Read More

Simon Armitage Joins School of English

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Simon Armitage, one of the UK’s leading contemporary poets, has just joined the staffing team at the University of Leeds, School of English. Some of his multi-award winning poetry collections include Out of the Blue and Paper Aeroplanes. Armitage has also been a big contributer to contemporary translation, some notable … Read More

News Round Up

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The Gryphon Wins Best Media Society at NSA 2017 The Gryphon was voted the ‘Best Media Society’ at this year’s National Societies Awards.  The ceremony, which took place in the Crowne Plaza in Nottingham, saw The Gryphon receive the accolade as a society that has ‘consistently across the year delivered the best media … Read More

LUU At Renovation Station

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Leeds University Union has undergone large-scale renovations as part of campus-wide development to buildings and facilities.  The aim of the Union upgrade has been to refurbish cafés, bars and shops within the building, in addition to improving accessibility to all facilities and venues. Lifts and ramps have been added, all … Read More

Top 5 Places to Eat on Campus

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Bakery 164 – Heaven wrapped in ciabatta bread that offers a taste of sunshine for every tastebud alike with an incredible array of delicious sandwiches. Terrace – Conveniently placed in the centre of campus in our very own union. Offering a roof terrace to enjoy your meal. A tasty sit … Read More

Automatic voter registration to be introduced

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Leeds University Union is working towards introducing automatic voter registration for students. Leeds University Union is working in partnership with Leeds City Council to try and implement automatic voter registration for all new students by September. The NUS Society & Citizenship team has made automatic voter registration a priority, and … Read More

Leeds University collects over £200,000 in library fines

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Over the past three years, The University of Leeds has collected over £211,000 in library fines from overdue books. In this time, universities across Yorkshire have received more than £600,000 in library fines. The total collected at Leeds University was the highest, followed by Leeds Beckett which received nearly £150,000, … Read More

Leeds to remain “international institution” after Brexit

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Article 50 was triggered on the 29th March, launching the start of Brexit. This marks not only the beginning of two years of negotiations, but confusion for everyone it will affect, particularly EU students and staff currently residing in Britain. The University of Leeds Vice-Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands, has said that … Read More

Preparing for a more relaxed Easter holiday

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Take a breath…and we have made it to the last Welfare at Leeds blog of the second term, and what a term it has been. LUU has been home to the World Unite Festival, the Leadership Race and LGBTQ+ History Month. From the Student Advice Centre has come the Light … Read More