With great Leeds arts community spaces such as Hyde Park Picture House or the Leeds Museums & Galleries temporarily closing due to Covid-19, it is easy for students to remain defeatist, envisioning the creative landscape […]
After 7 years, Sir Alan Langlands is stepping down from his role as Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds in August. The Gryphon sat down with him (virtually) to discuss the state in which […]
“I think that the transition in becoming an adult is becoming all the more intense” Amy Wells says to me, the Welfare Officer at Leeds University Union (LUU), as we discuss over the phone about […]
Have you ever wondered what campus life was like 50 years ago? Well wonder no more because we’ve dipped into the archives to give you a landmark tour of lovely Leeds in the 1970’s. The […]
Last year, the University of Leeds set itself ambitious targets in order to combat the rise of greenhouse gases and reduce its carbon footprint. The commitments made no specific reference to how the University was […]
To help reduce the pressure on hospital staff, over 1000 final year medical and nursing students at the University of Leeds have been fast-tracked into the NHS, enabling them to work as junior doctors sooner […]
Since the start of Lockdown seven weeks ago, UK air pollution levels have dropped and bicycle sales have soared as transport and industry have been grounded to a halt amidst growing public fears of contracting […]
Since lockdown was imposed on the whole of the UK on 23rd March 2020, the lives of many students have certainly been disrupted as they either moved back home or buckled down in Leeds and […]
In response to the increased demand for respiratory support, as well as the shortage of medical equipment, researchers from University of Leeds, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust […]
Statistics published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) have revealed low numbers of Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff at British universities across the country. At the University of Leeds in particular, the figures […]
Times Higher Education (THE) has released its Impact Rankings 2020 where it evaluated the performance of universities based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the University of Leeds achieving the 11th position […]
University of Leeds alumnus Keir Starmer was elected on Saturday as the new leader of the Labour Party. As a result, the five-year reign of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party is over.
At the end of Corbyn’s leadership, he has left a somewhat difficult legacy for Labour, with the anti-Semitism crisis still rumbling, Momentum monopolising power in the party and two failed elections, the last of which saw Labour lose 59 constituencies and its worst defeat since the 1930’s.