Tag : University of Leeds

Get the most out of your freshers week

2 years ago / 0 comments

Whenever somebody mentions freshers week, people generally think of clubbing and chugging questionable spirits 24/7. But, believe it or not, this isn’t the only thing to do. Here are a few things that I regret neglecting in my first few weeks of university: Find nearby cocktail bars. (Photo: Ming Tang … Read More

Leeds University maintains highest ever score in National Student Survey

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Student satisfaction remains at the highest level in the University’s history, according to the results of this years’ National Student Survey. Students at the University of Leeds have rated Leeds University Union (LUU) with a satisfaction score of 92%, meaning the Union is one of the highest rated in the UK. … Read More

University of Leeds jumps seven places in the Guardian’s 2017 league table

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The University of Leeds has moved up in the rankings by seven positions in this year’s Guardian’s University League Tables 2017, overtaking universities including York and Edinburgh. It now ranks joint 16th with Southampton with a score of 74.9. The score was based on factors such as course, teaching and … Read More

University of Leeds jumps seven places in the Guardian’s 2017 league table

2 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has moved up in the rankings by seven positions in this year’s Guardian’s University League Tables 2017, overtaking universities including York and Edinburgh. It now ranks joint 16th with Southampton with a score of 74.9. The score was based on factors such as course, teaching and … Read More

Halo sex attacker jailed for two and a half years

3 years ago / 0 comments

A 32-year-old man who subjected a student to a sex attack outside a Leeds nightclub has been jailed for two and a half years. Mark Varley, who has previous convictions for sex attacks on lone women, attacked a woman as she was talking on her mobile phone outside Halo nightclub … Read More

Man arrested for indecent exposure on campus

3 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police have arrested a man on a count of indecent exposure near Leeds University campus. A number of university staff reported the man’s behaviour, which took place on St Mark’s Road, in between 3pm and 4pm on Thursday. Speaking to The Gryphon, university-liaison officer PC Matt Guy said: … Read More

Tales from a girl who’s slept with her flatmate

3 years ago / 0 comments

Becci, or Bicci, as she is known as amongst close friends, is a first year English Literature and French student. She spends most of her time procrastinating with her friend Elly and hopes that one day they will open a bakery together. She dreams of growing taller, but has sadly … Read More

Leeds excel in Dancesport competitions

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Leeds Dancesport team shone throughout the first semester against other teams from around the country. Standout performances came from two couples in particular at the British Sequence Championships back in October. Leeds are proud to have four British champions – last year’s Dancesport president, David Adams, and his partner … Read More

‘The Future of Climate Science and Policy’ – Leeds takes the Lead

4 years ago / 0 comments

In just over 12 months’ time the world’s leaders shall descend upon Paris to, hopefully, create history and produce a legally binding set of emission reduction commitments for all nations. Riding the wave of optimism created by Septembers UN Climate summit, the following weeks and months will see a continued … Read More

Why don’t you just grow up?

4 years ago / 0 comments

University changes people. Some discover a passion they never thought they had, like jazz, swing dancing or quidditch. Others have their minds transformed by the majesty of knowledge, walking the earth with eyes wide open to the beauty of life. Other people become massive bell-ends because they’ve managed to have … Read More