POLIS students Freya Curtis, Eleanor Noyce and Victoria Pearce wrote an open letter to Deputy Vice Chancellor Tom Ward calling for the university to ‘review and reverse’ their decision.
The letter gathered nearly 100 signatures from fellow POLIS students and describes the amended module catalogue as ‘Eurocentric, westernised and whitewashed’.
Joan Blass – a former University of Leeds alum – passed away in 2016 at the age of 91 after battling severe dementia and terminal cancer for a number of years. Upon her death, Joan’s […]
On Friday 17th of January, Labour Party leadership hopeful Keir Starmer visited Leeds as part of his campaign tour. A member of parliament since 2015, Starmer was previously a barrister and was knighted in 2014 […]
In a world in which we are all increasingly becoming slaves to our screens, ITV has recently set out to counter the danger that this development poses to mental wellness. On October 5th, presenters Ant […]
Leeds University student, Catherine Reader is set to launch a website entitled “Disability: Depression” on 1st November. This campaign to help eliminate the struggles that face people with chronic mental health disorders. The website will […]
The 23rd of June 2016 was an earthquake that shook British politics. The seemingly uncontainable force of neo-liberal globalization had been halted by the revolt of the working classes. The Brexit vote was a devastating blow […]
When students go home for Easter, often they leave lots of food behind. In order to combat the problem of waste, the community group at Leeds University Union are running a collection point in order […]
President Trump has recently enacted a ban stopping people from entering the USA if they hold an Iranian, Iraqi, Libyan, Somalian, Sudanese, Syrian or Yemeni passport. This also applies to dual-nationality travellers or those with […]
1988 • Oprah asks Trump if he would ever run for president – “Probably not,” he answers, “[but] I think I’d win. I’ll tell you what: I wouldn’t go in to lose.” 1999 • Seeks […]
The Gryphon interviewed Amy Cousens about her sexual consent campaign. She is putting forward a proposal to the Leeds City Council to make it mandatory for all clubs and bars in Leeds to put up sexual consent […]
West Yorkshire Police have launched a new sexual consent campaign around university, following off sexual assault cases earlier this year. The poster, displayed around campus to coincide with fresher’s week, uses the slogan ‘Consent means […]
Students at the University have organised a protest on Thursday 21st to reclaim the streets following a string of recent sexual assaults in the area. The disco-themed march, labelled ‘Hype The Park #BoogieNotBlame’ calls on women, non-binary and trans students to collectively dance […]