The ‘champagne socialist’ archetype has always had a long time association with students. The idea that we’re a bunch of middle class, Starbucks-craving, hummus-sucking, avocado-worshipping slacktivists waiting in the queue for a £5 bowl of quinoa has a long history.
Over 10 years ago, in 2008, students at Leeds participated in a referendum that saw a historic banning of the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the student union. Being the first Union in the country to do so, Leeds students held their heads high in being the forerunners of placing sustainability before profit.
Next Saturday, an eclectic range of 10 international musical works by living composers will be performed by LSTwo, the student new music ensemble of the School of Music, directed by Dr Mic Spencer. The event […]
An audience of music students, professors, friends and more filled the University’s Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall last Friday in support of the School of Music choirs, directed by Bryan White. Made up of singers from […]
The FUAM Graduate Art Prize rewards the artistic excellence of graduating students from BA Art and Design and Fine Art at the University of Leeds. Now in its sixth year, the annual exhibition showcases the […]
Emily Harris chats with the sibling super team behind Omo Lola Jewellery and learns the significance behind their bold designs. Omo Lola Jewellery, an independent jewellery brand established in May 2018, is a maturing project […]
Image Credit [Leeds Varsity] Despite the university year just starting, the University of Leeds sports teams’ preparation are well under way, training hard for their biggest sports extravaganza of the year: Varsity 2018. Occurring on […]
The University of Leeds was recently pleased to announce that it will be offering Sanctuary Scholarships for forced migrants to the UK, in an effort to make a university education more accessible for asylum seekers and […]
A University of Leeds student alleges he was stabbed, beaten and bitten in an “unprovoked” attack at a student house party in Headingley. Mitt Malhotra, 21, who studies Aviation Technology, says that he was targeted […]
It’s always the same old story: every morning I snooze my alarm and I fall asleep again. Would you think that after few months I can still suffer the jet lag? Well, when I suddenly […]